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Phone: 320-763-9340
Toll Free: 800-972-6318
Fax: 320-763-9342

2115 Jefferson Street,
Alexandria, MN 56308

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Office Hours
Monday-Friday 8-12 and 1-4:30
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Recycling Center Hours
Monday-Friday 8-5
Saturday 9-2
Closed Sundays

Hazardous Waste Hours
Monday-Friday 8-12 and 1-4
Closed Saturday and Sunday
No appointment necessary





Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management is a partnership created by Pope and Douglas Counties in 1983. This partnership was created to manage the solid waste stream generated in both counties.

Please take a few moments to explore our site and learn how your garbage is managed, and see how we can help you reduce, reuse, recycle and compost.



Pope/Douglas is now hiring.  Learn More.

Check out our Events Page for information on Pope/Douglas, City and County happenings.   





  Setting Up Organics Recycling At Businesses

  Pope/Douglas Solid Waste is working with

  waste/recycling haulers to develop programs.

  Learn More.

  Radio Advertisement: Organics Recycling Now Here

  Radio Advertisement: Focus on Commercial Entities

  Radio Advertisement: Recycle Right: Osakis Schools




  Recycle Right: Curbside Recycling

  Some things should be kept out of your curbside recycling

  cart as they cause operational issues at MRFs or simply

  can't be recycled. Let's Recycle Right.

Learn More.

Radio Advertisement: Recycle Right: Curbside Recycling Problem Materials




   Community Events

   Check out our Events Page for information on where   

   Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management

   will be at for upcoming area community events. 

   Do you want us at your community event

   Let us know! We'd love to be there to get the word out on   

   recycling, wastes, composting, hazardous wastes and more.