Waste Wizard is Here! This new tool will assist residents with how and/or where to dispose of or recycle many differerent items in Dodge County.
The DODGE COUNTY REUSE CENTER will close to end of construction. We are in need of a staff person. This position will be funded by Better Futures of MN for the first year. Dodge County has a Memorandum of Understanding with Better Futures of MN for helping with the start up of the ReUse Center. Please see the job description to see if you or someone you know may be interested in helping us out.
Click here for the Job Description
The Recycling Blue Bins have been returned. However, the bins behind the Recycling Center building will still be removed from Saturday at Noon until Monday morning until further notice. Please remember to flatten your boxes and put all the packaging from in the boxes in your garbage. Illegal dumping is a misdemeanor and punishable by citation and a fine. Please dispose of items properly and if you have any questions, please call us at 507-635-6273. We do not want to have to remove them permanently so please help us keep the recycling free of contamination. Ask the Waste Wizard above where things go if you don't know. Thank you!
THANK YOU! Thank you to all who contacted your legislators in support of the new Transfer Station building at the Dodge County Transfer Station. Dodge County received funding in the bonding bill that passed in May of 2023. We appreciate your support. We are looking forward to the new building being constructed to help us serve Dodge County's waste needs!
How to Powerpoint Video for the Dodge County Transfer Station
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Please see the Waste-To-Energy Fact Sheet to learn about the 4% increase to the Waste-To-Energy Service fee effective for your January hauler bill in 2023.
“Please notice: we are moving the Recycling Drop-off Containers in West Concord, effective Oct 5, 2020. The blue recycling bins were moved two blocks north to the County Highway Shop at 195 Front Street.
2023 Transfer Station Fees (All prices subject to change.)
Due to changes in our process and handling of mattresses and box springs, the Board of County Commissioners approved an increase in price of these materials to $30 each to cover the cost of recycling and transportation effective March 24th, 2021. Do not put mattresses or box springs by your curbside collection bin.
2023-2024 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE - Dodge County Transfer Station
SELF-SERVE WASTE DEPOT
Below is the agreement and rules - if further questions please call 507-635-6273. *If you are already a Self-Serve Customer - ask us how you can re-order bags by mail.
Self-Serve Waste Depot Agreement
Rules of Use
CURBSIDE GARBAGE COLLECTION is provided by licensed haulers. All haulers are required to provide their customers with volume based pricing..."so the less you throw away, the less you pay".
DODGE COUNTY LICENSED HAULERS
|LRS of Rochester||507-281-5850|
|Waste Management of Rochester||507-282-2430|
|Freeborn County Coop Oil||507-373-3991|
Rural Garbage Collection can be provided by licensed haulers, but it may be hard to find a hauler to service remote areas. If hauling service is not available, garbage is accepted at the Dodge County Transfer Station. Fees are based on weight and volume of waste. Or check out the Self-Serve Waste Depot (above) for another option.
DODGE COUNTY TRANSFER STATION accepts waste from haulers, businesses, and residents. Waste is processed and transported to the Olmsted Waste-to-Energy Facility where it is converted into steam and electricity.
LOCATION: 1 mile N of Kasson on Cty Rd 21
62236 240th Ave Kasson, MN
Map to Transfer Station
HOURS: Monday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday-Friday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. - Noon
PAINT The Recycling Center (Building #3) can now accept PaintCare acceptable material such as oil based and latex architectural paint during business hours only. Please visit www.paintcare.org to find acceptable items.
Ken Paulson - SW Facility Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
PUNCH CARDS are available for customers who self-haul their trash to the Transfer Station in bags. The cost to dispose of a bag of trash is $5.00/bag but with the punch card you can dispose of 10 bags for $45. A savings of 50 cents per bag. Ask about the punch cards at the Transfer Station Office.
SHARPS DISPOSAL - Dodge County Transfer Station accepts sharps/syringes from residents at no charge.
* All sharps must be in a leak-proof, puncture-proof sealed container such as a laundry
detergent bottle or sharps container.
* Bring them to the Dodge County Recycling Center Building and put the container in the large sharps gondola.
They are picked up by Mayo Clinic and disposed of in their medical incinerator. PLEASE do not put loose sharps in the drop box recycling bins or in the garbage as this is a health hazard for everyone who handles your waste.
Dodge County now Quarantined for Emerald Ash Borer
For more information see attachments: EAB News Release
TAKE IT TO THE BOX PROGRAM
Click here to learn where you can take your outdated and leftover medications in Dodge County. There is also a bin located inside the HyVee in Kasson by the Pharmacy.
|Dodge County Solid Waste Ordinances|
|1. General Ordinance (Revised June 2016)|
|2. Solid Waste Designation Ordinance|
|4. Mandatory Recycling Ordinance|
|5. Waste Management Fees|
|6. Waste to Energy Service Charge Ordinance|
Hauler Forms for Waste to Energy Service Charge:
Click here for 28% Hauler Remittance Form -Starts for January 2023 billings
Click here for Hauler Reimbursement Form
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN 2014 through 2023
Appendix F #1
Appendix F #2
Educational StoryMap for Schools