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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.



Check out our Events Page for information!




  FREE Recycling Trailer - Pope County

  Glenwood and Starbuck

  Tom's Market

  More info on program HERE

  Radio Advertisement: Seasonal Recycling Trailer





  FREE Boat Wrap Plastics Recycling

  (Drop off April, May and June)

  More info on program HERE

  Radio Advertisement: Boat Wrap Recycling






  Setting Up Organics Recycling At Businesses

  Pope/Douglas Solid Waste is working with

  waste/recycling haulers to develop programs.






  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.