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Phone books

Year round recycling 

Residents are encouraged to recycle their phone books year round at the following locations:

  • Solid Waste Department at 2301 8th Ave. N. (black container with a blue lid is located inside the gate)
  • Minnkota Redemption Center at 903 4th Ave. N.

Seasonal recycling locations

In addition to the year round locations, containers are placed at additional locations from March 1, 2017 to April 14, 2017. This is the time period new phone books are typically distributed. Only phone books with glued bindings will be accepted.

Recycling containers are present at the following locations:

  • Centennial Area                25th St. & 40th Ave. S.
  • Cash Wise Foods               1401 33rd St. S.W.
  • Longfellow Park                 Elm St. & Forest Ave. N.
  • Coliseum                          10th St. & 17th Ave. N  
  • MinnKota Recycling            903 4th Ave. N
  • Osgood Recycling Site        3857 Village Ln.  
  • Solid Waste Bldg.               2301 8th Ave. N.


In 2015, the City of Fargo recycled over 33,000 pounds of phonebooks. For more information on the Fargo recycling program, visit

Contact us

Please contact the recycling department at 701-298-6944 or with any questions.