Solid Waste Facility


Due to the current CORVID-19 situation, the Rice County Solid Waste Facility remains closed to the Public until further notice. The Rice County Solid Waste Facility will continue to be open for licensed haulers.

Rice County has Licensed Haulers that service all areas of the County. Please contact a Licensed Hauler if you are in need of services. The list below are the Solid Waste Haulers that are currently licensed to operate within Rice County:

* CITY & LAKES DISPOSAL – (507)334-4465
* DICK’S SANITATION – (952)469-2239
* FLOM DISPOSAL – (507)334-5767
* WASTE MANAGEMENT – 1-800-841-5887 or 1-800-777-8408

Please remember, per Minnesota State Statutes and Rules, it is still illegal to burn, bury, or dump trash and other waste products in or upon any public highway or public lands to include ditches and other areas even during this pandemic.

We appreciate everyone’s cooperation and apologize for the inconvenience

The mission of the Rice County Solid Waste Facility is to properly collect and safely dispose of waste generated by the residents and businesses of Rice County in a manner that is environmentally safe. This includes the collection and processing of wastes such as:

  • Appliances
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Pallets
  • Tires
  • Variety of Recyclables Including Electronic Waste
  • Very Small Quantity Generators of Hazardous Waste
  • Yard Waste

The Solid Waste Facility is responsible for the efficient and environmentally sound disposal of solid waste for the county. 

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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.

Licensed Haulers

If you would like to see a list of licensed haulers, please refer to our List of Haulers Licensed to Operate in Rice County (PDF).


The Current Calendar (PDF) provides information about the Landfill, Recycling Center and Household Hazardous Waste Facility pickup dates and hours of operation.

Additional Information

The following pages provide more information about waste collection and its processes: