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Phone books

Fargo residents are encouraged to recycle old phone books by taking them to recycling drop off sites. Phone book recycling containers are in place at several locations and will remain available from March 14, 2014 to April 25, 2014. 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.
  • North High                        10th St. & 17th Ave. N (Behind the Curling Club)
  • Minnkota Redemption Center      University Dr. & 35th Ave. S.
  • Waste Water Plant             10th St. & 37th Ave. N.
  • Parking Lot near CVS         13th Ave.  & 25th St. S.
  • Osgood Recycling Site        3857 Village Ln.
  • Shanley Recycling Site       5600 25th St. S.
  • Solid Waste Bldg.               2301 8th Ave. N.


In 2011, the City of Fargo recycled over 90,000 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.