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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.





  Jack-o-Lantern Composting Options

  Learn how to compost your pumpkin/leaves/food scraps

  at home or learn about other options. Learn More.

  Radio Advertisement: ATTACK of the Giant Pumpkin!

  Radio Advertisement: Compost Those Monsterous Piles!



Electronic Waste Recycling Options

Why are you stashing that old TV or

Computer with 'Windows 98' in the closet? 

You know you will never use it again.

Recycle It Responsibly.  Learn More.




  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.



   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.


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