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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, recycle and compost.



NEW Job Opening.  Learn More.


Gardonville's E-Waste Collection Event.  Learn MoreRadio Advertisement.


Set up Commercial Organics Recycling.  Learn More.


   Wake Up! Alexandria

   Join Pope/Douglas Solid Waste 

   for the Wake Up! Alexandria Event. 

   Learn more about our programs and

   our role in the community.



Friday, August 5th from 7:30-8:30 am at the Pope/Douglas Office.

Anyone can attend. Free breakfast on the go. $1.00 collected at the door and business card with the proceeds going to a local charity, make a 60 second announcement promoting your business, and prize drawings!




  Setting Up Organics Recycling At Businesses

  Pope/Douglas Solid Waste is working with

  waste/recycling haulers to develop programs.

  Learn More.


  Radio Advertisement: Organics Recycling Now Here

  Radio Advertisement: Focus on Commercial Entities





  Ag Plastics Recycling Program

  Recycle various agrilcultural plastics for FREE.

  Learn More.

  Going Green at the Farm

  Radio Advertisement: Ag Plastics Recycling




  Summertime Recycling

  Don't forget to recycling when your on the go this summer.

  At the Lake. At reunions. At the vacation.  Anywhere!

  Learn More.

  Radio Advertisement: Summertime Recycling




 Car Seats Recycling Program

 How do you currently discard your

 old or unwanted baby/child car seats? 

 One will surely fill your can!

 Now there is a better way

 Recycle them for FREE.

 Learn More.

 Radio Advertisements: Free Car Seats Recycling

 Radio Advertisements: Greenseats Recycling



  Drug Drop-Off Box Locations

  In partnership with local law enforcement -

  Pope/Douglas Solid Waste has set up

  additional household pharmaceutical/drug

  drop off collection boxes in more communities

  throughout Pope and Douglas Counties.  Learn More.



   Community Events

   Check out our Events Page for information on where   

   Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management

   will be at for upcoming area community events. 

   Do you want us at your community event

   Let us know! We'd love to be there to get the word out on   

   recycling, wastes, composting, hazardous wastes and more.