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There's a proper place for all your
waste in Olmsted County! 

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If you are reaping the harvest, but don’t know what to do with the vines and waste from your garden, here is a list of things you can and can’t bring to the Olmsted County Compost site. 

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Holiday Hours 2014 (43 KB)

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Recycling Center Link 

Education Picture and Link
Waste Reduction/Education

Yard Waste Picture and Link
Yard Waste Composting


OWEF picture and link

Hazardous Waste picture and link
Hazardous Waste Management


 Landfill picture and link

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 Public Works Department at 507-328-7070 or call the Garbage and Recycling Information Line 507-328-7077 (24-hours).

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