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OWEF Tipping Floor Access Registration is required for companies or persons requesting access to dispose of acceptable wastes that can be directly tipped at the Olmsted Waste to Energy Facility (OWEF). This registration is required so County staff can confirm the waste delivered is acceptable at OWEF, to approve vehicles access to the tipping floor, and to provide the Registrant information for training their drivers on the policies, procedures, safety concerns, and certain hazards associated on OWEF’s tipping floor.
NOTE: The OWEF Tipping Floor Access Registration should be used in place of the
Basic Registration for companies or persons that are required to be registered under the Basic Registration and/or are also requesting access to the OWEF tipping floor.
OWEF Tipping Floor Access ($50 Fee):
If you are requesting OWEF Tipping Floor Access, you will need to:
NOTE: For annual renewals, the completed forms, required documentation, and the $50 registration fee are due by December 1st. If you are using the same truck(s) as last year, and they were previously approved for OWEF access and already have identification stickers applied, no additional inspections or stickers are needed for the current year's registration.
If you have any questions regarding this registration process, please call
507 328-7070 for assistance.
Your participation in this program helps to make the facilities better for everyone.
A copy of the Industrial Solid Waste Management Plan can be obtained through the Olmsted County Environmental Resources Department or by clicking the link below:
Industrial Solid Waste Management Plan ( 3.4 MB)
Resources for OWEF Tipping Floor Access customers (including Olmsted licensed haulers):
Driver Information for Solid Waste Facilities (4.5 MB)
Employer Sign off form (63 KB)
OWEF Tipping Floor Access Policy (55 KB)
Unacceptable Waste, Problem Materials, and Special Wastes table
Solid Waste Credit Policy (71 KB)
Tipping Floor & Scale Operations (43 KB)
Covered Loads Brochure (161 KB)