Recycling / Solid Waste

Solid Waste Division
The Solid Waste Division is responsible for recycling, household hazardous waste, solid waste, and wetland management. The department operates a Recycling Center in Red Wing and eight satellite recycling drop-boxes at various locations throughout the county.  If you are looking to cut down on waste, The Minnesota Technical Assistance Program helps businesses conserve energy, reduce waste, and save money.

The Goodhue County Recycling Center in Red Wing, no longer accepts electronic waste for recycling. Consumers have several options available to them:
Red Wing Solid Waste Campus
1873 Bench St.
Red Wing, MN
Ph: 651-385-3672

ProAct, Inc.

204 Mississippi Blvd
Red Wing, MN 55066
Ph: 651-388-7108
Click here for more information and an electronics recycling brochure
Both establishments accept electronic waste for recycling for a fee. ProAct accepts some electronics free of charge - please see the link to the brochure for more information.  Thank you for your participation in recycling electronic waste over the years.

HHW (Household Hazardous Waste)
Household Hazardous Waste can be disposed of at:

Olmsted County Regional Facility
305 Silver Creek Road NE
Rochester, MN

Ph: 507-328-7070
24/7: 651-385-3107

Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The Olmsted County Regional Facility is near the county's Waste to Energy Facility.

A Partnership Project
Goodhue County partners with Olmsted, Wabasha, and Dodge counties to provide a regional Household Hazardous Waste Management Program with collections at various sites throughout the summer months.