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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




Business Confidential Burns


Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management operates a convenient Confidential Paper Burn Program to assist businesses do the right thing with their confidential and/or sensitive documents.

Confidential and/or sensitive documents will end up being dumped directly into a waste combustor for direct waste to energy incineration.

Materials are not sent through the Materials Recycling Facility (MRF).


Items accepted under the Confidential Paper Burn Program include materials such as:

Packaging Guidelines:

Scheduling Guidelines:


Tip Fee: $0.10/lb or $200.00/ton + Administrative Fee ($25.00 per transaction) + 17% *tax

Confidential Paper Burn Policy and Price Guide

*tax = Commerical Solid Waste Tax


Paper Shredding Providers

Residents and Businesses of Pope and Douglas Counties who require paper shredding service can contact one of the providers below. PDSWM does not offer shredding service - only onsite destruction via incineration.