Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the Rice County Landfill, Recycling Center and Household Hazardous Waste Facilities are all closed to the Public until further notice. The Landfill and Recycling Center remains open only to current Licensed Haulers in Rice County.

As a reminder, licensed haulers service all areas of Rice County. For a list of licensed haulers, please visit our Rice County Solid Waste Facility page at

The Landfill division is responsible for the operations of the municipal solid waste and construction/demolition landfill cells. The division conducts monitoring of the landfill sites and ensures that all wastes are properly disposed of in an environmentally sound manner.


The Rice County Solid Waste Facility accepts landfill material from both licensed haulers and self-haulers.

If your business is interested in becoming one of the county's licensed haulers, please contact us at 507-332-6833.

Image                    There’s A Proper Place for Your 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.