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Holiday Closing

 Press Release  (98 KB)

The Olmsted County Recycling Center Plus, Hazardous Waste Facility, and Waste-to-Energy Facility, will be CLOSED Saturday, July 4th, 2015 in observance of Independence Day.

The Olmsted County Kalmar Landfill will be CLOSED Friday, July 3rd, and Saturday, July 4th, 2015.

Normal hours will resume for all facilities on Monday, July 6th, 2015.  For additional information, contact Olmsted County Environmental Resources at 507 328-7070.

Fee Changes at Olmsted County Facilities 

On May 12, 2015, the Olmsted County Board approved revisions to the Olmsted County Solid Waste Management Ordinance.  These changes are effective July 1, 2015 except for OCRC which will be effective October 1, 2015.

 Approved Changes (104 KB)

Seasonal Updates

Finished compost can be purchased for a  fee (160 KB) Monday through Saturday, 7:30 AM- 4:30 PM at the Scale House near the Waste-to-Energy Facility located at 301 Silver Creek Road NE in Rochester. 

  • Vehicles must be loaded and out by 4:30 PM 
  • Customers load their own compost and provide their own containers
  • $0.50 per 5 gallon container
  • $25.00 per ton
  • An Olmsted County employee is available to load 10,000 # (or greater) GVW vehicles for a price of $30.00 per ton from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Friday.

 

  2015 Holiday Hours (38 KB)

 2016 Holiday Hours (48 KB)

2017 Holiday Hours (49 KB)

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 OLMSTED COUNTY
INTEGRATED SOLID WASTE
MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Recycling Center Link 
Recycling

Education Picture and Link
Waste Reduction/Education

Yard Waste Picture and Link
Yard Waste Composting

   


Waste-to-Energy

Hazardous Waste picture and link
Hazardous Waste Management

 Landfill picture and link
Landfilling

Olmsted County, utilizes an integrated approach to solid waste management to make the most beneficial use of what is thrown away. Click on the above photos for more information about each of the components. 

For more information call the Olmsted County Environmental Resources Department at 507 328-7070 or call the Garbage and Recycling Information Line 507 328-7077 (24-hours).

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