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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





Pope / Douglas Solid Waste Management is a partnership created by Pope and Douglas Counties 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.





  Looking for a Job? 

  Current Openings as a

  Crane Operator AND Sorting Line Attendant

  Check out the Careers Page for current openings!











Have E-Waste or Appliances to Recycle?

There are year-round recycling options.  Simply take them to Waste Management's Transfer Site in Alexandria, Alex Rubbish and Recycling's C&D Facility or the Tom Kraemer Inc C&D Facility in Glenwood. (Fees vary. Contact them for info.)

Facility Contact Information.

Best Buy also accepts many items for free.  Visit their Electronics/Small Appliances Recycling website for detailed information.


  Coroplast® Recycling Now Available!

  Recycle corrugated plastic election signs at the Recycling Drop Center. 

  Simply pull off the metal stand and place in the scrap metal bin

  then throw the sign in the #3-#6 plastic recycling bin. 

  Learn more about Recyclables Accepted at Pope/Douglas.


Take a look at this website to learn more or give us a call today!