Mobile Recycling Trailer

The trailer operates from May-September.  See dates below.

Pope/Douglas operates a mobile recycling trailer, on a seasonal basis, in the communities of Starbuck and Glenwood.

There is a recycling attendant on-site to assist you with waste and recycling questions!

Recycling Trailer Items Accepted

Check out the brochure for information on what is accepted.

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Pope/Douglas Recycling Center and Trailer Brochure

Recycling Trailer Schedule

The Pope/Douglas recycling trailer runs from May through September.

Every Tuesday in Glenwood (April 30 – Sept 24) at Tom’s Market

Every Thursday in Starbuck (May 2 – Sept 26) at Tom’s Market

Trailer is on-site from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thank you Tom’s Market and the Buysse family for allowing Pope/Douglas to offer this service at your stores!

Organics Recycling Options in Pope County

Pope County Organics Drop Sites

  • Take your properly bagged organics to a drop site near you.
  • Only compostable BPI-certified liners or paper bags are accepted.
  • NO plastic bags.
  • Alexandria (Central) – Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Recycling Center
    • Open Monday-Friday 8-5 and Saturday 9-2. Closed major holidays.
    • Located right next to the Household Hazardous Waste Facility in fenced area.
  • Alexandria (North)
    • Open 24/7/365
    • Located at the Habitat for Humanity/ReStore parking lot.
  • Starbuck Area
    • Open 24/7/365
    • Located at the City Hall/Fire Dept/Community Center parking lot edge.
  • Villard Area
    • Open 24/7/365
    • Located at City Hall/Garage
  • Long Beach Area
    • Open 24/7/365
    • Located at Minnewaska House parking lot.
  • Glenwood Recycling TrailerTuesdays in May-Sept only
  • Starbuck Recycling TrailerThursdays in May-Sept only
  • More locations to come!
    • Is your community interested in hosting a location to set secured carts to collect organics recycling?
    • Contact Pope/Douglas for more information.
Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Trailer

There is also a Mobile Household Hazardous Waste trailer set up in Glenwood to offer more access.

Drop off location at the Pope County (County Highway Building)

Saturdays on April 13th, June 8th, August 10th (9 am-12 pm)

Wednesdays on May 8th, July 10th, September 11th (4 pm – 7 pm)

Contact Pope/Douglas Solid Waste with questions.

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Hazardous Waste Drop Off Options @ Ace Hardware - Glenwood

Pope/Douglas Solid Waste has partnered with Ace Hardware (Glenwood) to offer more access to properly disposing of select hazardous waste items.

Items include: paints/stains, rechargeable batteries, fluorescent bulbs.  Other items not accepted – must be brought to the Pope/Douglas Household Hazardous Waste Facility in Alexandria or household hazardous waste mobile trailer events.

Drop off location at Ace Hardware in Glenwood.

Drop off is available when store location is open.

Items Accepted_Ace Hardware Partnership

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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