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Holiday Closing - Presidents' Day

The Olmsted County Recycling Center Plus, Hazardous Waste Facility, and Kalmar Landfill will be closed on Monday, February 15th, 2016, in observance of Presidents' Day.

The Olmsted Waste-to-Energy Facility (OWEF) will be open regular hours on Monday, February 15th, 2016. Normal hours will resume for all facilities on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016. 

2016 Holiday Hours (48 KB) 

2017 Holiday Hours (49 KB)


Integrated Solid Waste Management System


     Waste Education


Waste Education Webpage Hyperlink 


   Hazardous Waste Facility


Hazardous Waste Facility Webpage  


    Recycling Center Plus


Recycling Center Plus Webpage Hyperlink 


Compost Site


Compost Site Webpage Hyperlink 




 Olmsted Waste-to-Energy Facility Webpage Hyperlink


 Kalmar Landfill


Kalmar Landfill Webpage Hyperlink 


Olmsted County utilizes an integrated approach to solid waste management to make the most beneficial use of what is thrown away. Click on the graphics above 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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