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|What can I do with household hazardous waste?||The Rice County Solid Waste Department has a year-round facility located on the site of the Recycling Center & Landfill which is halfway between Northfield & Faribault, 1 mile to the east off...|
|How do I recycle at my home?||Recycle curbside...single sort curbside recycling|
|How do I recycle batteries?||BATTERIES:Businesses that sell automotive (lead acid) batteries accept used batteries for recycling. Rechargeable batteries must be recycled but household alkaline batteries may be trashed. Both...|
|Can I recycle fluorescent bulbs?||FLUORESCENT LAMPS/BULBS:Some area hardware stores will accept fluorescent bulbs for recycling, as does the Rice County Household Hazardous Waste Program.Call the Recycling Center for information on...|
|Can I recycle used oil and filters?||USED MOTOR OIL ANDMOTOR OIL FILTERS:Do-It-Yourselfers may dispose of used oil at the Rice County Recycling Center. Many full service auto centers accept used oil.Most places that sell oil filters...|
|How do I dispose of yard waste?||YARD WASTE:Minnesota law forbids the landfilling of yard waste such as leaves, grass clippings and brush. Minnesotans are encouraged to compost yard waste at home or bring yard waste to a community...|
|Can I haul garbage myself?||Yes, but ALL LOADS MUST BE COVERED AND HAVE THE TAILGATE UPMinnesota Statues Section: 169.81 Subd. 5. reads "No vehicle shall be driven or moved on any highway unless such vehicle is so constructed,...|
|How do I contact the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency?||You can reach the Minnesota Polution Control Agency (MPCA) by dialing 1-800-657-3864, or by using the following website link:|
|How do I dispose of Business Hazardous Waste?||Hazardous Business Waste will be accepted by appointment only.Rice County's Household Hazardous Waste Coordinator will help businesses and farms with the minimal paper work. Many of the details can...|
|How do I dispose of tires?||TIRES: • 16” & UNDER ($2.00 each) • TRUCK & TRACTOR TIRES w/Disposal Fee (Truck Tires: $5.00 each 16”-22”; $10.00 each over 22”) (Tractor Tires: $25.00 each) • TRACTOR TIRES ON...|
|How do I recycle appliances?||APPLIANCES:* Air Conditioner = $10.00* Appliances = $10.00/each* No commercial appliances accepted* Gas refrigerators under 4 feet = $25.00* Gas refrigerators over 4 feet = $50.00* GARBAGE: toasters...|
|How do I recycle electronics?||The Rice County Recycling Center will accept electronics for the following fees:TV's & Computer Screens = $10 per unitCell Phone/small rechargeable devices/batteries = No chargeComputer towers,...|
|What are the hours, rates and acceptable items for the Rice County Landfill?||HOURS:MONDAY - FRIDAY from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.April-October: 2nd & 4th Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.November-March: 2nd Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. RATES FOR SELF HAULERS...|
|What are the hours, rates and acceptable items for the Rice County Demolition Landfill?||HOURS:MONDAY - FRIDAY from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.April-October: 2nd & 4th Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.November-March: 2nd Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.RATES: $26.75/ton with a...|
|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?||#1 - All soft drink/water bottles (leave the bottle caps ON the bottles), beverage and mouthwash bottles, and rinsed plastic food jars/containers.#2 - Plastic bottles, plastic milk and water jugs,...|
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