Solid Waste Management Plan

This Solid Waste Management Plan was approved by the Olmsted County Board of Commissioners on December 13, 2011, and approval by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on June 8, 2012.

 Complete Copy (21MB)

The purpose of the Integrated Solid Waste Management System is to preserve and protect the environment, the health and safety of the citizens, and the natural resources of the county. This Solid Waste Management Plan will serve as a guiding document for the Olmsted County Solid Waste Management programs and activities. It will be used as the roadmap to achieve the mission of Olmsted County and the Solid Waste Division and to comply with the course set by the State of Minnesota and the U.S. government. 

If you have questions or comments on this plan, please email us or call 507 328-7070.

Table of Contents

1.  Executive Summary (76 KB)

2.  Background (154 KB)

3.  Solid Waste Collection & Generation (223 KB) 

4.  Facilities and Program Overview (1 MB)

5.  Existing Financial Conditions (125 KB) 

6.  Enforcement (87 KB)  

7.  Regulatory Compliance (186 KB) 

8.  Strategies, Performance Measures & Initiatives (356 KB)

9.  Plan Development (30 KB)


B.    Financial Forecast  (95 KB)

C.    Community Profile (2 MB) 

D.    Designation Plan (1 MB)

E.    Organization Chart (98 KB) 

G.   Recycling Guide for County Offices (255 KB)

H.   Unacceptable/Problem Materials Table (54 KB)