Waste Pesticide Disposal

Pope/Douglas accepts pesticide wastes from households.  This program is sponsored by the MN Dept of Agriculture.

Drop off is at the Pope/Douglas Household Hazardous Waste Facility.

Accepted Items

Items that are accepted:

  • Pesticides including:
    • Insecticides
    • Fungicides
    • Herbicides
    • Rodenticides (rat poisons)
    • Liquids, powders, baits, paste and aerosol formulations are accepted
Items Not Accepted

Some items are not deemed to be hazardous and should not be dropped off.

Unacceptable items drive up the cost of the program.

Items that are not accepted:

Frequently Asked Questions
  • Program participation is free.
  • Call ahead to give us warning for delivery of very large quantities of pesticides.
  • Not able to accept containers larger than 55 gallons.
  • Call ahead for free disposal options (containers larger than 55 gallons/mini-bulk/totes).
Empty Pesticide Container Recycling

Empty pesticide containers (jugs, bottles and barrels) are able to be recycled – with proper preparation.

Empty Pesticide Container Recycling Program

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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