Environmental Services


Department Overview

The mission of the Rice County Environmental Service Department is to proactively address the needs of the community by providing solution-oriented services and standards that facilitate development and growth of the local economy; reduce and manage waste; and protect, and enhance the quality of life and environment for current and future generations.


Divisions of the Environmental Services Department

External Links


Faribault Phone: 
507-645-9576 / 507-744-5185
320 Third Street NW
Faribault, MN 55021
Julie Runkel
Environmental Services Director

Citizen Information

Citizen Information

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