Public Information and Education Officer

To educate and inform Otter Tail County residents and businesses about our integrated waste management system, Otter Tail County Solid Waste Department has a full-time Public Information and Education Officer (PIEO). The PIEO works with schools, businesses and other organizations to reduce and properly manage waste in Otter Tail County.  Contact the PIEO

Upcoming Events or Workshops

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Services Offered:

  • Fun presentations and lessons for schools, businesses, and community organizations on a variety of topics including:
    • Recycling basics
    • Where does your garbage go?
    • Composting
    • History of Waste
    • Reducing Toxins
    • Toward Zero Waste
    • Upcycling crafts and gifts
  • Tours of any Solid Waste Facility:
  • Business Waste Consulting
    • Start a recycling program
    • Identify opportunities for reducing and reusing waste
    • Commercial cardboard collection
  • Coordination of school and community programs:

Download the Education Information Sheet for examples of lessons and other activities.

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