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 this option available to them:
Red Wing Solid Waste Campus
1873 Bench St.
Red Wing, MN
Ph: 651-385-3672
This establishment accepts electronic waste for recycling for a fee.  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.