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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




Large Site Composting



Organics — which includes food scraps and non-recyclable paper — makes up 38% of our garbage. Instead of going in the trash, organics can be recycled or reused.  


Compost Facility Resources

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has extensive information on setting up facilities and programs such as:

Douglas and Pope Counties' Land and Resource Management Departments assist in

permitting for new and existing waste and recycling facilities and haulers.



Tools to Implement Organics Recycling

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