Solid Waste Contacts

Solid Waste Contacts
PDSWM — Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management
2115 Jefferson Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
(320) 763-9340
Demolition Landfill / Transfer Station
Household Hazardous Waste
Examples Accepted At
Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management
From Residents of Pope & Douglas Counties Only
Inkjet Cartridge
Insect Repellents
Alex Rubbish & Recycling
2967 Pike Rd NE
Alexandria, MN 56308
(320) 763-4712
Airplane Glue
Auto Batteries
Moth Balls/flakes
Ballasts (PCBs)
Nail Polish/ Remover
Tom Kraemer Inc.
19776 200th Street
Glenwood, MN 56344
(320) 634-5668
Batteries (Other)
Brake Fluid
Oil Filters
Cell Phones
Oven Cleaners
Paints (oil based/latex)
Charcoal Lighter Fluid
Paint Removers
Chemistry Sets
Paint Thinners
Cleaning Fluids
Photo Chemicals
Concrete Cleaner
Pool Chemicals
Rat Poisons
Roofing Tar
Dioxin Pesticides
Rubber Cements
Rug/Upholstery Cleaners
Drain Cleaners
Rust Solvents
Driveway Sealer
Sharps/ Syringes*
Dry Gas
Silvex (pesticide)
Jack’s Family Recycling
3511 Hazel Hill Rd SE
Alexandria, MN 56308
(320) 762-5040
Northern Metal Recycling
900 18th Ave NE
Glenwood, MN 56334
(320) 634-3035
Waste Haulers
Alex Rubbish & Recycling
(320) 763-4712
Fiberglass Resins
Spot Removers
Corrie’s Sanitation
(320) 852-7909
Fire Extinguisher
Thermometers (mercury)
Flea Products
Toilet Bowl Cleaner
Engebretson Sanitation
(320) 589-3804
Transmission Fluid
Furniture Polish
Tub/Tile Cleaners
Furniture Stripper
Hair Removers
Waste Fuels
Weed Killers
Hobby Chemicals
Wood Preservatives
Wood Stains
Mattheison Disposal
(320) 843-2120
West Central Sanitation
(800) 246-7630
Waste Management
(800) 654-4306
* Must be in a puncture proof container with a screw
top lid or an approved sharps container.
How to Handle
Unacceptable Wastes and
Other Problem Items
Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management
2115 Jefferson Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
(320) 763-9340 or (800) 972-6318
[email protected]
Unacceptable Wastes
Household Hazardous Waste — PDSWM
Many of these items are banned from going in your
HHW only accepted from residents of
garbage, are unable to be incinerated, and will not
Pope & Douglas counties.
be accepted in the garbage by your waste hauler.
Products with the following signal words on
This list contains suggestions on where these items can
be disposed of or recycled, but is subject to change.
their product labels:
Caution, Warning, Danger, Flammable, Poison,
Toxic, Corrosive, Combustible.
(See back panel for examples)
AppliancesWasher, dryer, refrigerator, freezer, microwave etc.—
Demolition Landfill
Coffee maker, blender, toaster etc.—
Can be disposed of in regular garbage
Media - VHS, CD’s, Records and similar items—PDSWM
Metal- PDSWM, Northern Metal Recycling or Jack’s
Alkaline — Can be disposed of in regular garbage
Automotive oil and oil/gas filters—
Any full service station or PDSWM
Auto — PDSWM
Cooking oil—
Rechargeable — PDSWM
Can be disposed of in regular garbage
Lithium (non rechargeable)— PDSWM
Construction/Demo Debris- Demolition Landfill
E-Waste (Electronics)TV’s, computer monitors, towers, and any device with a
cathode ray tube (CRT) must be recycled.—
Alex Rubbish and Recycling or Tom Kraemer, Inc
Explosives, Fireworks, Ammunition Contact your local law enforcement center.
Fluorescent Bulbs- Demolition Landfills
Menards (all locations) - only compact bulbs
FREE at PDSWM—customers of REA, ALP, Agralite,
and Xcel (Pope County Xcel customers)
Demolition Landfill
AerosolsEmpty - Can be disposed of in regular garbage or PDSWM
Non-working or partially used - PDSWM
Cell Phones- PDSWM, Your Service Provider or JFRC
Clothing & Shoes- US’Again (white & green boxes),
Epilepsy Fdn, Disabled Vets boxes, or thrift stores
Food & Beverage containers– PDSWM
Doors– Demolition Landfill
Glassware/Dishes– Demolition Landfill
Mirrors– Demolition Landfill
Windows– Demolition Landfill
Paint Cans- PDSWM
Medications– Alexandria Police Department. Free drop off box
Prescription Drugs- Bring to Alexandria Police for
for households in Pope and Douglas Counties.
free, confidential destruction
Propane Cylinders- 1 lb size PDSWM
Propane Tanks Bring back to tank exchange location or Ferrell Gas
Packing Paper - PDSWM
Plastics- Bottles and tubs—PDSWM
- Bottles and tubs—PDSWM
Sharps- PDSWM in plastic puncture proof container
Sheetrock - Demolition Landfill
Tires- Demolition Landfill or a Tire Dealer
FurnitureMattresses, Boxsprings, Couches, Recliners, Tables, Chairs -
common problem items.
Carpet- Demolition Landfill
Follow the disposal and/or recycling options for these
Family Recycling
Button — PDSWM
Other Problem Items
Wood Items (Large in Size)- Demolition Landfill
Metal Bedframe, Metal Shelves, Metal furniture —PDSWM or
Yard Waste -
Grass Clipping & Leaves—PDSWM or contact your hauler
Mulch, Tree Limbs/Branches—Demolition Landfill
- Please dispose of in regular garbage
Recycling Center
Monday—Friday: 8:00—5:00
Saturday: 9:00—2:00
Household Hazardous Waste/ Product Reuse
Monday—Friday: 8:00—12:00 & 1:00—4:00