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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Waseca County Solid Waste and Recycling Center Update

Closed until further notice

Waseca County Solid Waste/Recycling Facility Update

The Waseca County Solid Waste/Recycling Facility is temporarily closed until further notice due to a fire that destroyed the main building Wednesday. Residential customers and commercial haulers may utilize Waste Management of Southern Minnesota or the Blue Earth County Ponderosa Landfill as alternative sites for garbage and material disposal.

Waste Management of Southern Minnesota is located at 25237 755th Street, Clarks Grove. Operating hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and customers are required to check-in at the office and may pay by credit card or check. Trash, demolition materials and recycling are services provided at the facility.

The Blue Earth County Ponderosa Landfill is located at 20028 Gooseberry Lane, Mankato with operating hours Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Facility information is available at

A list of companies providing residential garbage services is available on the Waseca County website at

 Waseca County is exploring options for providing services at a temporary location. Operational updates will be shared as they become available at

Waseca County would like to extend appreciation to the following agencies that responded and provided support;  Waseca Fire Department, New Richland Fire Department,  Janesville Fire Department, Ellendale Fire Department, Owatonna Fire Department, North Ambulance, State Fire Marshall, MnDOT, Waseca County Highway Department and the Waseca County Sheriff’s Office.


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