Tri-County Solid Waste

Services

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.


Season Ending Soon for the Household Hazardous Waste Facility and Product Reuse Center!

The Blue Earth County Regional Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility and Product Reuse Center are closing for the regular season at the end of October. Remaining hours are Tuesdays from 12 – 6 pm, Wednesday & Thursdays from 12 – 4 pm through the end of October and Saturday, October 9th from 8 am – 12:30 pm. The final day of the season will be Thursday, October 28th. They are located in Blue Earth County at 651 Summit Ave. in Mankato.

The facility will re-open for winter appointments beginning in December for Blue Earth, Nicollet, and Le Sueur County residents.  The Product Reuse Area will not be open to residents during these winter appointments.  Detailed information on winter appointments will be posted on the Nicollet, Le Sueur and Blue Earth County website and Facebook pages in November.  The facility will open again for its regular season in April 2022.

The HHW Facility accepts household hazardous wastes free of charge from residents. Examples of items include paint, household cleaners, yard and garden products, certain automotive products, caulking material, fluorescent bulbs, and aerosols. Please store any hazardous materials (including latex paint) in a warm area during the winter months to ensure they do not freeze.

For more information, including how to properly store products over the winter, visit the Blue Earth County website at http://www.blueearthcountymn.gov/HHW. Residents can also contact Tri County Solid Waste at 507-381-9196 with household hazardous waste questions.

Where can you properly dispose of...?

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

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

GreenTech Tri-County Coupon 03.01.21

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