Household hazardous waste

Improper use or disposal of hazardous materials can be harmful to human health and 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 Quantity Generator business hazardous waste.


Businesses wishing to dispose of their hazardous waste MUST call the Solid Waste Facility to pre-register, review the fee schedule and set up a delivery time.

Reuse Room

Free paint, automotive products, cleaners and other perfectly good pre-owned products. To view items available, refer to the Reuse Room flier.


Waste Wizard: A proper place for waste

Rice County brings you Waste Wizard to assist you with determining how and where to dispose of or recycle your waste. If you live on a farm, in a cabin on the lake, a house, an apartment, or anywhere within Rice County, check Waste Wizard to find out where to properly dispose of your items.