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|What can I do with household hazardous waste?||Common household products, such as paints, solvents, cleaning products, adhesives and pesticides can be hazardous to humans, animals and the environment when improperly disposed of. Rice County...|
|How do I recycle at my home?||Contact one of Rice County’s licensed haulers to arrange curbside pickup. Find information on licensed hauler on our Recycling Center page. (http://www.co.rice.mn.us/recycling-center)|
|How do I recycle batteries?||Businesses that sell automotive (lead acid) batteries also accept used batteries for recycling. Rechargeable batteries must be recycled, but household alkaline batteries may be placed in the trash....|
|Can I recycle fluorescent bulbs?||Some area hardware stores will accept fluorescent bulbs for recycling, as does the Rice County Solid Waste facility located at 3800 E 145 St in Dundas.Call the Recycling Center at 507-332-6833 for...|
|Can I recycle used oil and filters?||Used Motor Oil:Do-It-Yourselfers may dispose of used oil at the Rice County Recycling Center, located at 3800 E 145 St in Dundas. Many full service auto centers also accept used oil. Most places that...|
|How do I dispose of yard waste?||Minnesota law forbids the landfilling of yard waste such as leaves, grass clippings and brush. Minnesotans are encouraged to either compost yard waste at home or bring it to a community compost site...|
|Can I haul garbage myself?||Rice County residents can self-haul their own garbage. Find more information on our Landfill page at: http://www.co.rice.mn.us/landfill.|
|How do I contact the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency?||You can reach the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) at 1-800-657-3864, or at the following website: http://www.pca.state.mn.us/.|
|How do I dispose of Business Hazardous Waste?||Hazardous waste from businesses will be accepted by appointment only. Please call 507-338-6833 and Rice County's Household Hazardous Waste Coordinator will help businesses and farms with the minimal...|
|How do I dispose of tires?||Tires can be recycled at the Solid Waste facility, 3800 E 145 St in Dundas, for the following fees: Automobile/Truck tires: · 16” & under: $2 each · 16”-20”: $5 each · ...|
|How do I recycle appliances?||Appliances can be recycled at the Solid Waste facility, 3800 E 145 St in Dundas as follows: · Air Conditioner = $15 · Appliances = $15 each (microwaves, ovens, water heaters,...|
|How do I recycle electronics?||The Rice County Recycling Center, located at 3800 E 145 St in Dundas, will accept electronics follows: · TV's & Computer Screens = $15 per unit · Computer towers, small home...|
|What are the hours, rates and acceptable items for the Rice County Landfill?||Please go to our Landfill page (http://www.co.rice.mn.us/landfill) for hours, rates, and items allowed in the Landfill. Reach us at 507-332-6833 with questions.|
|What are the hours, rates and acceptable items for the Rice County Demolition Landfill?||Special rates apply for all demolition material. Please go to our Demolition page (http://www.co.rice.mn.us/demolition) for hours, rates, and a list of acceptable items or contact us at 507-332-6833...|
|How do I dispose of Household Hazardous Waste?||Common household products, such as paints, solvents, cleaning products, adhesives and pesticides can be hazardous to humans,animals and the environment when improperly disposed. Rice County works...|
|How do I recycle plastic bottles?||Most plastic bottles can be placed in your hauler’s recycling bins or brought to the Rice County Solid Waste facility at 3800 E 145 St in Dundas. Accepted plastics include: · #1 - All soft...|
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