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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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Hours

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

 

 

 




Community Events

 

FEBRUARY

President's Day Holiday Hours:

Household Hazardous Waste: CLOSED - February 15th

Administrative Office: CLOSED - February 15th

Recycling Center: OPEN - February 15th

 

MARCH

STEAM Expo Event

March 17th from 4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

AAHS (Alexandria Area High School)

Come to this free and hands-on learning environment.

Build a birdhouse. Several make-and-take activities.

Connect with area businesses on sustainability.

Pope/Douglas is a sponsor of this community event.

 

 

Bulb Drop Off Day for Large Quantity Bulb Generators

March 22nd from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

(Greenlights Recycling arranges to pick up at Pope/Douglas every 2 months).

Those with large quantities of bulbs are required to pre-register and drop their

boxed up bulbs on the day of the Bulb Recycling Vendor Pickup Day.

This is due to space constraints at the HHW Facility.  Learn More

 

APRIL

Boat Wrap Recycling - Special Collection

During the months of April and May

PDSWM Recycling Center

Learn More about this new recycling program!

Recycling Instructions

 

'Let's Get Growing' Master Gardener/Gardening Workshop

April 9th from 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

ATCC (Alexandria Technical and Community College)

For more information contact: Eddie Dummer at lkdarlin@embarqmail.com or 762-9136

Pope/Douglas has an educational booth at this community event.

 

MAY

Boat Wrap Recycling - Special Collection

During the months of April and May

PDSWM Recycling Center

Learn More about this new recycling program!

Recycling Instructions

 

Bulb Drop Off Day for Large Quantity Bulb Generators

May 24th from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

(Greenlights Recycling arranges to pick up at Pope/Douglas every 2 months).

Those with large quantities of bulbs are required to pre-register and drop their

boxed up bulbs on the day of the Bulb Recycling Vendor Pickup Day.

This is due to space constraints at the HHW Facility.  Learn More

 

Kid's Water Festival

May 4th - all day

RCC (Runestone Community Center) - Alexandria

Annual event that provides hands-on and engaging activities

to stimulate the minds of area 4th graders.

Pope/Douglas is a sponsor of this community event.

 

City of Brandon Community Cleanup

May 11th

For more information contact the City of Brandon.

Pope/Douglas' Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Program

Pope/Douglas is a sponsor of this community event.

 

City of Osakis Community Cleanup

May 14th

For more information contact the City of Osakis.

Pope/Douglas' Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Program

Pope/Douglas is a sponsor of this community event.

 

City of Glenwood/Pope County Area Community Cleanup

May 21st

For more information contact the City of Glenwood or TKI Landfill.

Pope/Douglas' Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Program

Pope/Douglas is a sponsor of this community event.

 

Memorial Day Holiday Hours:

Household Hazardous Waste: CLOSED - May 30th

Administrative Office: CLOSED - May 30th

Recycling Center: OPEN - May 30th

 

JUNE

 

JULY

Independence Day Holiday Hours:

Household Hazardous Waste: CLOSED - July 4th

Administrative Office: CLOSED - July 4th

Recycling Center: CLOSED - July 4th

 

Bulb Drop Off Day for Large Quantity Bulb Generators

July 19th from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

(Greenlights Recycling arranges to pick up at Pope/Douglas every 2 months).

Those with large quantities of bulbs are required to pre-register and drop their

boxed up bulbs on the day of the Bulb Recycling Vendor Pickup Day.

This is due to space constraints at the HHW Facility.  Learn More

 

Pope County Fair

July 20th - July 23rd

Pope/Douglas has an educational booth at this community event.

 

AUGUST

Douglas County Fair

August 18th - August 21st

Pope/Douglas has an educational booth at this community event.

 

SEPTEMBER

Labor Day Holiday Hours:

Household Hazardous Waste: CLOSED - September 5th

Administrative Office: CLOSED - September 5th

Recycling Center: OPEN - September 5th

 

Bulb Drop Off Day for Large Quantity Bulb Generators

September 20th from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

(Greenlights Recycling arranges to pick up at Pope/Douglas every 2 months).

Those with large quantities of bulbs are required to pre-register and drop their

boxed up bulbs on the day of the Bulb Recycling Vendor Pickup Day.

This is due to space constraints at the HHW Facility.  Learn More

 

OCTOBER

 

NOVEMBER

Veteran's Day Holiday Hours:

Household Hazardous Waste: CLOSED - November 11th

Administrative Office: CLOSED - November 11th

Recycling Center: CLOSED - November 11th

 

Bulb Drop Off Day for Large Quantity Bulb Generators

November 22nd from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

(Greenlights Recycling arranges to pick up at Pope/Douglas every 2 months).

Those with large quantities of bulbs are required to pre-register and drop their

boxed up bulbs on the day of the Bulb Recycling Vendor Pickup Day.

This is due to space constraints at the HHW Facility.  Learn More

 

Thanksgiving Day Holiday Hours:

Household Hazardous Waste: CLOSED - November 24th

Administrative Office: CLOSED - November 24th

Recycling Center: CLOSED - November 24th

Day After Thanksgiving Day Holiday Hours:

Household Hazardous Waste: CLOSED - November 25th

Administrative Office: CLOSED - November 25th

Recycling Center: OPEN - November 25th

 

DECEMBER

Christmas Day Holiday Hours:

Household Hazardous Waste: CLOSED - December 26th

Administrative Office: CLOSED - December 26th

Recycling Center: CLOSED - December 26th

 


CIVIC/COMMUNITY GROUP FUNDRAISING

Community Cleanups/Recycling Events

Pope/Douglas encourages recycling and proper management of problem materials.  Civic/Community Group or Organizations are able to set up community recycling & cleanup events.

Learn More in the PDSWM Community Cleanup Guidebook

Keeping Our Communities Clean and Green.