Pope/Douglas Solid Waste operates a mobile household hazardous waste (hhw) collection trailer.  The trailer is used, in conjunction with, community cleanup events that occur in many cities and towns throughout Pope and Douglas Counties.

This is a free service that is available to all household residents of Pope and Douglas Counties.


Pope/Douglas also operates a year-round household hazardous waste (hhw) facility that is located in Alexandria.

2020 Mobile HHW & Appliance Events

Spring and Summer events have concluded for 2020.  Cities in Pope and Douglas Counties should contact Pope/Douglas Solid Waste to schedule an event in their community.

Year-round Household Hazardous Waste Facility

Pope/Douglas Solid Waste operates a year-round household hazardous waste facility located in Alexandria.

We are here for you to do the right thing with your old paints, pesticides, florescent bulbs, rechargeable batteries and much more!

Ace Hardware (Paints/Bulbs/Batteries ONLY) in Glenwood

Pope/Douglas Solid Waste has partnered with Ace Hardware (Glenwood) to offer more access to properly disposing of paints, stains, fluorescent bulbs and rechargeable batteries.

Other hazardous waste items are not accepted and 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

Pope County Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Trailer

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

Stay tuned for 2020 scheduled events.

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.

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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