Special Wastes

TiresMost tire dealers accept tires for recycling. Tires may also be recycled at the Waseca County Landfill. There is a charge to recycle tires. Call (507) 835-0664 for prices.
Vehicle BatteriesBusinesses that sell automotive (lead acid) batteries accept used batteries for recycling. The Waseca County Recycling Center in Waseca also accepts vehicle batteries for recycling for no charge.
Used Motor Oil and Motor Oil FiltersWaseca County has a self-serve tank for used oil which may be used by the public at no charge. Oil containers are also disposed of here. Full service auto centers often accept used oil as well.
We accept used oil filters for a fee of $1/each filter.
Fluorescent LampsAll area hardware stores accept fluorescent bulbs for recycling as does Retrofit Recycling on Hwy 14, Owatonna. no charge for bulb disposal to County residents. Businesses should call for our price per bulb.
Major AppliancesThese are accepted for recycling at the County Recycling Center, the Waseca County Landfill, and by many appliance dealers. Some garbage haulers accept appliances for recycling as well. Waseca County charges a fee per appliance.
Included are washers, dryers, dishwashers, hot water heaters, garbage disposals, trash compactors, microwave ovens, stoves, air conditioners, refrigerators, dehumidifiers, heat pumps, and furnaces.