Pope / Douglas Solid Waste Management is a partnership created by Pope and Douglas County in 1983. This partnership was created to manage the solid waste stream generated in both counties.
Please take a few moments to explore our site and learn how your garbage is managed, and see how we can help you reduce, reuse and recycle.
Need advice or guidance on composting or vermicomposting?
Take a peek at the composting or vermicomposting info sheets or
call Pope Douglas today for friendly helpful answers to you questions!
Venture to the Pope Douglas Household Hazardous Waste/Office Facility to
take a look at our easy to construct vermicomposting bin.
FREE Pesticide Container Recycling Days!
Bring in your empty and rinsed out pesticide containers for
recycling at the Pope Douglas Recycling Center. Learn More
FREE Downloadable Recycling Bin Signs
The Recycling Association of MN has free downloadable recycling bin signs
available on their website for free. These signs can be used by anyone!
Churches, schools, businesses and local governments can all use these
signs to enhance their recycling programs.
Radio Advertisement for Event and Apartment Recycling
(Use bin signs to make it easier to recycle and reduce unwanted garbage in your bins!)
Recycle Center Changes
New changes so you can recycle more and recycle more easily! Check out our Recycle Center page to learn about the Plastics 3 - 6 that PDSWM is also taking. Check out the additional items you can recycle with your corrugated cardboard!
Radio Advertisement for Recycling Center
(Drop off at PDSWM Administrative Offices)
NOW you can clean out MORE clutter by recycling your old VHS
and cassette tapes, LP records, 8-track tapes, LaserDiscs, DVD's,
CD's and Blu-ray discs!
Learn More (Program Press Release)
Radio Advertisement for VHS/Cassette Tape Recycling Program
Radio Advertisement for Media Recycling Program
Give your clothes and other textiles a second life by recycling them.
You can recycle your items at any USAgain recycling bin or other
thrift/consignment store outlet.
Pope / Douglas Solid Waste Management
2115 Jefferson Street, Alexandria, MN 56308
Phone: 320-763-9340 Toll Free: 800-972-6318