Solid Waste Programs and Services
The Otter Tail County Solid Waste Department oversees an integrated waste management system that includes:
Solid Waste Transfer Stations
Otter Tail County operates six solid waste Transfer Stations and two Demolition Landfills.
Our recycling program includes a Materials Recovery Facility, 29 drop-off recycling sites, cardboard recycling route, and a Recycling Center (Materials Recovery Facility).
- Recycling Information
- Recycling Center
- Special Collections for Holiday Lights and Agricultural plastic
Household Hazardous Waste Program
Our Household Hazardous Waste program includes a Household Hazardous Waste Facility and Mobile Collections that serve a six-county area.
Waste Education and Outreach
The Solid Waste Department has a Public Information & Education Officer to help county residents reduce waste and dispose of waste responsibly.
- Assistance with reducing waste at school, work, or home
- Engaging presentations and classroom visits
- Tours of Solid Waste Facilities
- Free Event Recycling Services
- Youth In Action Program
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.