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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




Organics Recycling Education


What an Organics Recycling Program Looks Like!


Posters: Recycling, Trash, Organics Recycling

FREE downloadable posters and signs to help educate your waste and recycling program!


Media: Commercials, Newspaper


Tools to Implement Organics Recycling

Resources for communities developing organics collection or drop-off programs.


School Organics Recycling

Pope/Douglas Solid Waste, Waste Haulers and Schools are working together                                to set up organics recycling at schools within Pope/Douglas Counties.

Organics Recycling has been set up at Alexandria Area High School (AAHS),

Woodland Elementary, Osakis Schools and Minnewaska Schools.


Additional Resources for Schools


Minnewaska Area High School (District 2149) is first school in                                      Pope/Douglas Counties to Set up Organics Recycling!

They conducted a 2 week long pilot in 2016 to test out the sorting process.