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(Information Updated 10/20/2020)
Address: 305 Energy Parkway NE, Rochester, MN 55906 (Formerly Silver Creek Rd NE)Phone: 507 328-7070 Fax: 507 328-7090Facility Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Department Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (except for holiday closings 160 KB) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fees/Charges (856 KB) Map
Customer transactions involving garbage, bulky items, electronics, etc. will take place inside the Recycling Center Plus.
It is mandatory that customers wear masks while inside the building - even when inside their vehicle.
The facility will once again be able to accept credit cards for items with a disposal fee.
Cash and check will still be accepted by money basket - no change can be given.
Customers will not be allowed out of their vehicles while inside the Recycling Center Plus.
Staff will determine the disposal cost using the existing Solid Waste Fee Schedule - except for electronic waste where temporary fees apply (see below).
Follow signs and directions from staff.
Limit two customers per lane in the roll-off area.
Customers must be able to throw their items into roll-off containers and designated disposal areas without assistance.
$5.00 per 30 gallons
$10.00 per 60 gallons
$15.00 per 90 gallons
$20.00 per 120 gallons
$30.00 per cubic yard
Solid Waste Fee Schedule (856 KB)
Processing electronic waste is particularly challenging and labor intensive under the current circumstances.
We are unable to weigh electronic waste to assess a fee per-pound and must charge a flat fee for various electronic items.
(Not an inclusive list)Televisions/Monitors:
Flat Screen Televisions & Computer Monitors Up to 32" = $10.00 each33" - 60" = $20.00 each61" and up = $30.00 each
CRT Televisions & Projection Computer Monitors
Up to 32" = $20.00 each33" - 42" = $40.00 each43" and up = $60.00 each
Home Office Equipment = $5.00 each
Home Entertainment Equipment = $5.00 each
Commercial Copiers & Fax Machines
The following recyclable materials are accepted free of charge but must be pre-sorted:
Clear glass bottles and jars (no window glass, dishware, or ceramics)
Colored glass bottles and jars: green, brown, and other colors (no window glass, dishware, or ceramics)
Corrugated cardboard (clean only) - remove packaging materials
White office paper
Newspaper and colored paper
Plastics #1 and #2 (with a neck), and clean plastic #5 dairy containers
Tin/steel food cans, empty aerosol and paint cans
Clean scrap iron, aluminum, copper, brass and stainless steel
Styrofoam is not accepted in the recycling area at the facility; it is garbage.
Items commonly accepted for a fee (856 KB) at the Recycling Center Plus include, but are not limited to:
Brush/tree waste (incidental quantities)
Computer systems (recycled)
Construction and demolition materials (residential quantities)
Lawn mowers (empty of fluids)
* "Incidental" quantities of tires (8 or fewer per load) will be directed to the Olmsted County Recycling Center Plus for appropriate disposal. Larger quantities (9 or more per load) will be directed to the Kalmar Landfill; call 507 328-7070 in advance.
Large quantities of tires are subject to a special handling fee of $50.00 per 1,000 lbs. of tires, to offset extra processing (shredding and hauling). This is in addition to applicable disposal fees.
Reducing and RecyclingReducing and recycling your waste saves resources. In addition to creating less waste, you may save money on your garbage bill.