Updates and Events

America Recycles Day

  • Nov. 15th is America Recycles Day!
  • Drop off your recycling in person between 9 am and 7 pm and draw a prize!
  • Recycle used car seats at participating locations around the county and get important car seat safety information.

Holiday Lights Special Collection

Holiday string lights should not go in your garbage or your recycling bin! Bring your holiday lights to the Recycling Center in Fergus Falls year round, or to a participating location for a Holiday Lights Recycling special collection between Nov. 15th – Jan. 15th. Participating locations:

  • Dalton: JC’s General Store
  • Perham: Ace Hardware
  • Vining: Big Foot Gas and Grocery and the Post Office
  • Battle Lake: Everts Lumber
  • Ottertail: Home Center and Hardware
  • New York Mills: Hardware Hank
  • Dent: C-Store
  • Pelican Rapids: Strand Hardware
  • Dunvilla: Lakeland General Store
  • Vergas Hardware
  • Henning: Henning Hardware and the Post Office

Solid Waste Programs and Services

The Otter Tail County Solid Waste Department oversees an integrated waste management system that includes:

Municipal solid waste from Otter Tail County is managed according to the EPA waste management hierarchy which recognizes waste reduction, recycling, and resource recovery as keys to a sustainable waste management system.

News & Meetings

Upcoming Events

America Recycles Day

November 15, 2018 9:00 am
1115 North Tower Road, Fergus Falls, MN, USA
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Thanksgiving Day

November 22, 2018 12:00 am
Otter Tail County, MN, USA
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Thanksgiving Friday

November 23, 2018 12:00 am
Otter Tail County, MN, USA
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Christmas Eve

December 24, 2018 12:00 pm
Otter Tail County, MN, USA
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Christmas Day

December 25, 2018 12:00 am
Otter Tail County, MN, USA
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