These items should not be disposed of in your regular garbage. Our trucks are not designed to handle most construction and demolition debris. You may need to use a roll off type of container to dispose of this type of material. Please contact our office so we can steer you in the best direction forContinue reading "What if I have Demolition/ Construction debris (cement, tile, and heavy wood, sheet rock) to dispose?"
The State of Minnesota passed a State Statute banning waste tires from any landfills. Please call our office to make arrangements for collection of these items. An additional charge is required for the collection of these items based on location. Another option would be Crow Wing County Solid Waste Site or Cass County Solid WasteContinue reading "What if I have tires throw away?"
Liquid medications can be disposed of at the Household Hazardous Waste Facility. Filled syringes are not accepted; contact your pharmacy or physician’s office about disposal options.
Needles that no longer have medication in them can be disposed in the garbage. Place needles in a sturdy container such as a sharps container or coffee can, seal the container with duct tape, write the word “sharps” on them and place in your refuse. We would appreciate a call so a note may beContinue reading "How do I dispose of needles?"
Both Crow Wing and Cass county have drop sites where can bring your used oil. Check out your County website for locations of disposal sites in your area.
Florescent lightbulbs should not be disposed of in your regular garbage due to mercury concerns. Recycling fluorescent bulbs is required by law by the Minnesota Dept. of Environmental Quality https://www.terracycle.com/en-US/pages/461 Most hardware stores have a program to recycle bulbs. Florescent lightbulbs are not accepted in our residential curbside recycling program.
Batteries of all kinds can be disposed of at the household hazards waste facility in your county. You can also store them up and mail back to the manufacturer. Automotive stores that sell batteries also collect and dispose of used car batteries.
Call your county Household hazardous waste facility: Crow Wing 218-828-4392 - http://www.crowwing.us/229/Hazardous-Waste Cass County 218-587-3500 - http://www.co.cass.mn.us/services/land/solid_waste.php
Please call our office for pricing and to make arrangements for collection of these. It is against the law to put these items in with your regular trash and requires us to collect them separately. An additional charge is required for the collection of these items and is based on what you have to beContinue reading "What if I have an electronic appliance(s) to dispose?"
Large electrical residential appliances like these are referred to as “white goods” and can’t be thrown in the trash. Please call our office to make arrangements for collection of these items. An additional charge is required for the collection of these items. Another option is to take these items to your local dump/ transfer station/Continue reading "What if I have an old refrigerator, clothes washer, clothes dryer, dishwasher, stove or other appliances to dispose?"