Household Bulb Recycling
Those with 50 bulbs or less may drop them off Monday – Friday from 8 AM to 12 noon and 1PM – 4 PM.
Drop off is at the Pope/Douglas Household Hazardous Waste Facility.
Participating Power Utilities
Residents who have Agralite Electric Cooperative, Lake Region Cooperative Electric Association (LREC), Alexandria Light and Power (ALP), Runestone Electric Association (REA), Todd-Wadena Cooperative, and Xcel Energy may recycle their fluorescent bulbs at the Pope/Douglas Household Hazardous Waste Facility or recycling partners free of charge.
Pope/Douglas manages the program and the Power Utilities pay for recycling of the bulbs.
Pope/Douglas Bulb Drop-off Participating Locations
Pope/Douglas has worked with the locations below to set up free bulb recycling as part of the Pope/Douglas Cooperative Bulb Recycling Program. Recycle bulbs for free at the Pope/Douglas Household Hazardous Waste Facility or locations below.
- Ace Hardware – Glenwood – CFL’s/HID’s/Fluorescent Tubes at no additional cost.
- Tom Kraemer Inc. – CFL’s/HID’s/Fluorescent Tubes at no additional cost..
Other Bulb Recycling Options
Besides bulb recycling at Pope/Douglas or recycling partner locations; there are additional options.
Fees may exist at some locations.
- Menards – CFL/Compact Fluorescent Lights ONLY recycling for FREE.
- Hardware Stores – Many hardware stores accept CFL’s/HID’s/Fluorescent Tubes for a nominal fee.
- Alex Rubbish and Recycling – CFL’s/HID’s/Fluorescent Tubes for a nominal fee.
- Xcel Energy’s Responsible By Nature site has a look-up of hardware stores in the state who also recycle bulbs for free or for a fee.
Ottertail Power Customers
Have Ottertail Power?
Ottertail Power Customers are encouraged to contact Ottertail Power for bulb recycling options.
Ottertail Power does not currently participate in the Pope/Douglas Cooperative Bulb Recycling Program at this time. Ottertail Power website.