In the Twin Cities metropolitan area, we are lucky to have a wide variety of resources for businesses interested in reducing their environmental impact. Dakota Valley Recycling is happy to be of assistance to ARROW members in any of the following opportunities. 

 Resources from Xcel Energy:

  • Online energy assessment [link]
  • On-site energy assessment [info sheet][application]
  • Energy conservation study [info sheet][application]
  • Request a copy of the Small Business Guide to Energy Savings [link]
  • Learn about equipment efficiency rebates [link]
  • Learn about reduced electricity rates for off-peak programs [link]

 Resources from Dakota Electric Association:

  • Energy audit and analysis programs [link]
  • Rebates, grants and loans for businesses [link], including lighting rebates [info][application] and VendingMiser rebates [info][application]
  • Reduced electricity rates for off-peak programs [link]

 Resources from CenterPoint Energy:

 Resources from the Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP):

  • Start a green team with MnTAP facilitation [link]
  • Reuse materials with Minnesota Materials Exchange [info][link]
  • Read tips to “go green” [link]

 Resources from Center for Energy and Environment:

  • Lighting rebates for small businesses [link]
  • Technical services available for rental property owners [link]

 Resources from Minnesota Waste Wise:

  • Conduct a waste stream analysis (waste sort) [link]
  • Read Waste Wise Success Stories [link]

 Resources from Metro Clean Energy Resource Team:

  • Light Bulbs: Which is right for you? [info][link]
  • Buy pre-rinse spray valves and faucet aerators at bulk prices [link]

 Resources from Dakota County:

  • Dispose small amounts of hazardous waste [link]
  • Search for disposal options by material type [link]

Contact Us

City Education Department
13713 Frontier Court
Burnsville, MN 55337-3817
Phone: 952-895-4559

Dakota Valley Recycling

DVR is the partnership recycling department for the Cities of Apple Valley, BurnsvilleEagan and Lakeville that connects residents and businesses to recycling, composting and waste disposal information.

DVR is not a drop off facility and does not accept any materials for recycling.