Disposal Options

There are two options:

1) Hire a Licensed Waste Hauler
Types of Waste Collected

Municipal Solid Waste (Garbage & Recycling) = MSW
Construction & Demolition Debris = C & D
Industrial Solid Waste = ISW
Infectious Waste = IW

Ace Solid Waste, Inc.

507 433-8131
Services: MSW, C & D, ISW

Advanced Disposal
507 281-5850
Services: MSW, C & D, ISW, IW

Hometown Haulers, LLC
507 633-6000
Services: MSW, C & D

Sunshine Sanitation
507 285-5550
Services: MSW, C & D

Veit Disposal
​507 281-3867
Services: MSW, C & D, ISW

Waste Management
877 480-4439
Services: MSW, C & D, ISW

Watson Roll-Off, LLC
507 280-0447
Services: MSW, C & D, ISW, IW

Wm Hanson Waste Removal & Recycling
507 867-3527
Services: MSW, C & D

Waste haulers must be licensed to operate in Olmsted County. If you currently hire a hauler to pick up and haul wastes from your property within the boundaries of Olmsted County and they are not listed above, please call 507 328-7070 immediately.

Garbage haulers in Olmsted County offer collection services with volume-based fees (meaning the more you throw away, the more you pay). You can reduce your waste and save resources by reusing and recycling. All haulers are required to offer recycling collection services to their customers.

All garbage haulers are also required to collect an Environmental Service Charge from their customers to help fund Olmsted County environmental education and waste abatement activities. 

Environmental Service Charge Residential Customers (495 KB)

Environmental Service Charge Commercial Customers (511 KB)

Roll-Off Container Guides

2) Haul Your Own

The Olmsted County Recycling Center Plus offers a one-stop service to individuals who prefer to transport their own garbage and recyclables.  

The facility is located at 305 Silver Creek Road NE in Rochester and is open 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday-Saturday (except for holiday closings).

The following recyclable materials are accepted free of charge but must be pre-sorted:

  • Aluminum cans (buy-back)

  • 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)

  • White office paper

  • Newspaper and colored paper

  • Magazines

  • Telephone books

  • Plastic bottles #1 and #2 (with a neck)

  • Tin/steel food cans, empty aerosol and paint cans

  • Clean scrap iron, aluminum, copper, brass and stainless steel

Items commonly accepted for a 
 fee (160 KB) at the Recycling Center Plus include, but are not limited to:

  • Garbage

  • Appliances (recycled)

  • Bikes

  • Carpeting

  • Computer systems (recycled)

  • Construction materials

  • Drywall

  • Furniture

  • Grills

  • Lawn mowers (empty of fluids)

  • Mattresses

  • TVs (recycled)

  • Tires*

*  “Incidental” quantities of tires (8 or fewer per load) will be directed to the Olmsted County Recycling Center Plus (OCRC) for appropriate disposal. Larger quantities (9 or more per load) will be directed to the Kalmar Landfill; call 507 328-7070 in advance.

For more information, call Olmsted County Environmental Resources at 507 328-7070.