Tri-County Solid Waste


Tri-County Solid Waste assists residents, businesses, and communities in Le Sueur, Nicollet, and Sibley counties (in southern Minnesota) to efficiently handle their waste streams. View Nicollet County Recycling and Solid Waste for the Regional Household Hazardous Waste Facility and Recycling Center hours, along with other local recycling and disposal options.

The Household Hazardous Waste Facility, located in Blue Earth County at 651 Summit Ave. in Mankato, is now open through October with the following hours:

Tuesday – 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday & Thursday – 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Second Saturday of Month – 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Please note, the product reuse area is still closed at this time.

Where can you properly dispose of...?

  • Ag bags
  • Appliances
  • Auto parts and tires
  • Batteries
  • Compost
  • Electronics
  • Hazardous waste
  • Metals
  • Paint
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Rural recycling
  • Sharps

Drowning in Plastic - Click HERE and let this video sink in and take action!

Click HERE for information on how a common recycling mistake is causing big fires in Minnesota

Click HERE to find out what exactly belongs in your recycling bin

Click HERE to use our interactive web map and find out! 

Click the link below to view the PDF version:

Tire, Appliance & Electronics Collection - Information Below

The Do's and Don't's of Recycling