Improper use or disposal of hazardous materials can be harmful to the health of humans and animals, as well as the environment. The Solid Waste Facility is an authorized disposal center and accepts hazardous household materials from Rice County residents at no charge.
Hazardous business waste
The Rice County Solid Waste Facility is licensed by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to accept very small quantities of business hazardous waste.
Business wishing to dispose of hazardous waste items should call the Solid Waste Facility at 507-332-6833 to schedule an appointment to drop off their materials and learn about disposal fees.
Free paint, automotive products, cleaners and other pre-owned products are available from the Reuse Room at the Solid Waste Facility. For more information on the Reuse Room, refer to the Reuse Room flier.