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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 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.



Keep Calm and Recycle. Have a Greener Holiday and Christmas.

You can trash less during the holidays, saving you time, money and of course stress.

Have you been naughty or nice with your recycling this year? 

Don't worry.  There is still time to recycle right for 2014 and beyond.

Radio Advertisement on Christmas/Holiday Recycling and String Light/Cord/Wire Recycling

Radio Advertisement on Christmas/Holiday Tree Recycling

Tree Collection Maps (Alexandria and Glenwood)


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.


Get Ready.  It's Coming.

Clean out your garage for winter.  Make room for the vehicle!

Radio Advertisement on Getting Your Garage Ready


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