COVID-19 Restrictions (Review Before Visiting)

Current Facility Closures and Restrictions

  • Recycle Drop/Household Hazardous Waste Drop opening April 20th
  • On-site face covering and social distancing enforced
  • Wear a bandana, homemade face cover, surgical mask, etc
  • Make this easy no sew face cover
  • Do not loiter.  Get in. Drop off. Get out.

Special Burn Program: Restrictions and Protocol


Keep Haulers Safe
  • Place all items in your recycle or garbage cart
  • Haulers may not pick up items not inside of cart
  • Space all carts at least 3 feet from each other

Environmental Drop Site Opening April 20th









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.

Solid Waste and Recycling Campus

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

2115 Jefferson Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

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

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