Compost & Recycling Facility

The Wright County Compost and Recycling Facility will reopen to Self-Service Drive-Thru Drop-Off for hazardous materials and recycling on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m. starting May 7, 2020.  Please follow the guidelines below when visiting the facility.

1.  Appointments are REQUIRED for hazardous materials.  Schedule your appointment below.
2.  Open hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursdays ONLY.
3.  Customers will need to unload themselves.  Please bring help if needed.
4.  Exact change will be required in the form of cash or check.  Consult the Materials and Fees 
     sheet for current prices.
5.  To prevent traffic delays, all hazardous and recycling materials must be presorted prior to
     arriving on site.
6.  Only yard waste and brush from homeowners will be accepted  We are no longer accepting
     waste from contractors or businesses.

We look forward to seeing you!


Schedule An Appointment for Drop-Off

Daily Household Hazardous Waste

The compost and recycling facility accepts household hazardous waste and recyclable materials from Wright County residents.  Appointments are required for all household hazardous waste (HHW) and recyclables listed. Appointments for the second Saturday must be made at least 1 day in advance.  Please use the on-line appointment scheduler below or call 763-682-7338 during office hours Monday - Friday to make an appointment.  Appointments allow for the quickest and safest transfer of materials with the least wait time.

For a complete list of materials accepted and associated fees, please click here

Appointments are not required for :

  • Curbside recyclables and scrap metal
  • Tree branches and grass clippings, leaves, or garden waste
  • Pick-up of shredded wood mulch and compost.  Assistance with loading is available, if time allows.

If bringing materials that require a fee, we accept cash or check ONLY.  Credit/debit card payments will NOT be accepted.

Household Hazardous Waste


  • Acids
  • Adhesives
  • Aerosol cans
  • Anti-freeze (if < 5 gallons)*
  • Automobile fluids
  • Caulk/putty
  • Caustics
  • Cleaners
  • Herbicides/pesticides
  • Household sharps/lancets
  • Inks
  • Lighter fluid
  • Oil filters (if < 10 filters)*
  • Paint/stains/varnish**
  • Polishes
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Strippers/thinners
  • Used oil
  • Waxes

Recyclables


  • Aluminum/tin cans
  • Ballasts*
  • Child car seats
  • Christmas string lights
  • Clean cardboard
  • Clothing/textiles
  • Copiers*
  • Fluorescent bulbs*
  • Glass food containers
  • Major appliances*
  • Monitors/CPUs*
  • Plastic
  • Propane cylinders*
  • Scanners*
  • Scrap metal
  • T.V.s*
  • Tires*
  • White rigid styrofoam

* There is a fee for disposal of these items.
** $2.00/gallon if more than 30 gallons.

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