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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




Electronics Recycling


Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management does not accept electronics/e-waste.

E-waste does need to be managed correctly due to

hazardous materials in the items.

Several options exist for Pope and Douglas County residents and businesses

to safely recycle obsolete or unwanted electronics or e-waste.

Contact the businesses below for proper recycling.


Electronics Recycling (e-waste) and Appliance Recycling: Informational Brochure


Douglas County Demolition and Disposal

(Alex Rubbish and Recycling)
(320) 763-4712

Tom Kraemer Inc.
(320) 634-5668

Waste Management Transfer Station
(320) 762-1118 or (800) 654-4306

Todd County Transfer Station - (Items Accepted and Fees)

(320) 594-2210


Best Buy Stores. Visit their Electronics/Small Appliance Recycling website. Find Best Buy locations within driving vicinity of Pope/Douglas Counties.




Staples accepts many items for free.  Visit their Recycling and Eco Services website.


Statewide List of Collectors/Recyclers.   Visit the MPCA's website.


Various types of mail-back programs are offered by Apple, Cannon, Dell, Epson, HP, Lexmark, LG, Panasonic/Sharp/Toshiba, Samsung and Sony.


Large Quantity and Community Event Collections

Have a large amount of e-waste that needs to be recycled from a business, school or institution?  These companies can come to your site and provide pickup of your items. 

Albany Recycling Center

(320) 845-2747

A&A Recycling

(320) 987-2009

S.W. Recycling

(320) 235-9323 or (800) 366-8665


Accepted at Pope/Douglas Recycling Center

Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management accepts these items for free recycling.

SCRAP WIRE/electrical cords/etc

Wires, extension cords, holiday/Christmas light strings. telephone wires, electrical cords from electronic devices. Simply drop these items at the Recycling Center.


All inkjet and toner cartridges, cell phones, GPS devices, digital cameras, MP3 players and headsets are accepted regardless of brand or condition. Simply drop these items at the Household Hazardous Waste Facility.

Pope/Douglas does not recycle landline phones.  However, recycle the

telephone cords/wires and rechargeable batteries from cordless phone handsets.