UPDATED | Solid Waste COVID-Related Service Updates

Posted On: April 17, 2020

Due to COVID-19, the following service updates from the Otter Tail County Solid Waste Department continue to be in effect until further notice. Please call or check our website for current updates before visiting any of our offices or sites. Thank you for your understanding at this time.

Transfer Stations:
Open normal hours, but only accepting $5 bagged garbage, demolition waste, grass and leaves, and up to 5 yards of brush. Please stay in your vehicle to await further instruction.

Recycling Center and Offices:
Closed to the public until further notice.

Redemption Center:
Closed until further notice.

Household Hazardous Waste Facility:
Closed until further notice and May mobile collections have been rescheduled. An updated mobile collection calendar will be posted soon.

Recycling continues to be collected and processed, including from drop-off sites and cardboard from businesses.

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Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collections

All Otter Tail County Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collections that were to be held in May of 2020 have been rescheduled for August of 2020.  A revised mobile collection calendar for surrounding areas will be available soon.
Battle Lake — Wednesday, June 10
County Highway Garage —10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Ottertail City — Friday, June 12
Ottertail Fire Hall —10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Perham — Wednesday, July 8
Perham City Garage — 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Vergas — Friday, July 10
Vergas Fire Hall — 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Pelican Rapids — Wednesday, August 5
Public Works Facility 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Rothsay — Friday, August 7
City Shop — 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Deer Creek — Wednesday, August 12
Deer Creek Fire Hall — 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Parkers Prairie — Friday, August 14
County Highway Garage — 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Henning — Tuesday, August 18
County Highway Garage — 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bluffton — Wednesday, August 26
Community Center — 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
New York Mills — Friday, September 18
City Maintenance Building — 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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