Can I recycle that? Ask the Waste Wizard!

Where can I bring my recycling?

What can I recycle?

Holiday Lights Recycling Locations

Holiday String Lights don’t belong in the garbage or the recycling bin! Please drop off at the following locations for collection:

  • Battle Lake: Everts Lumber
  • Dalton: JCs General Store
  • Dunvilla: Lakeland General Store
  • Fergus Falls: Recycling Center
  • Henning: Henning Hardware, Post Office, First National Bank,
  • New York Mills: Hardware Hank
  • Ottertail: Home Center and Hardware
  • Pelican Rapids: Strand Hardware
  • Perham: Ace Hardware
  • Rothsay: Farmers State Bank and City Hall
  • Vergas: Vergas Hardware
  • Vining: Big Foot, Post Office, Lutheran Church

Why recycle?

We only have one Earth – and a limited amount of natural resources. Recycling conserves natural resources because less virgin materials are needed in the manufacturing process. Recycling saves energy because making items with recycled content generally requires less energy than extracting virgin materials. Recycling also saves water, as water is generally used in materials extraction and processing, and recycled materials need less processing than virgin materials.

Single Sort Recycling in Fergus Falls and Perham

Single sort curbside recycling began in Fall 2017 for Fergus Falls and Perham. For more information on single sort and how it works visit Single Sort Recycling.


News & Meetings

Upcoming Events

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 20, 2020 8:00 am
Otter Tail County, MN, USA
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Wasted! The Story of Food Waste @ Fergus Falls Library

January 21, 2020 6:00 pm
Fergus Falls Public Library, 205 East Hampden Avenue, Fergus Falls, MN 56537, USA
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Wasted! The Story of Food Waste @ Pelican Rapids Library

January 23, 2020 5:00 pm
25 West Mill Street Pelican Rapids, MN 56572
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Presidents Day

February 17, 2020 8:00 am
Otter Tail County, MN, USA
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Good Friday

April 10, 2020 8:00 am
Otter Tail County, MN, USA
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Contact Info

Phone Number: 218-998-8950

Rena Simon
Recycling Manager


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