Big Stone County, MN

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Environmental Services

Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) is managed through special collections here in the county or residents can dispose of HHW at the regional facility located at 1400 SW 2nd Street in Willmar. Collection sites vary from year to year and are advertised via postcards to taxpayers and through the local radio station and newspapers. Used oil and oil filters can be disposed of free of charge at the County Highway Garage in Ortonville Monday – Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. The Highway Garage is located at 437 Minnesota St. across from the athletic fields. Fluorescent bulbs are also collected anytime during office hours in the Environmental Office however, a nominal fee based on state contract prices is charged for handling and disposal. For answers to other questions relating to your solid waste management needs please call our office at 839-6376.