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Notice:  Brown County Landfill will now be accepting Household Electronic Waste and Household Appliances (PDF)


Everyone remembers the three “R’s” of the environment - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! We feel like we are now getting a good handle on the Reuse and Recycle part, but lets try working on the third “R”—REDUCE. All of us can take part in reducing our waste, whether its at home, work or school—just consider things such as buying items with less packaging, composting at your home or using both sides of a piece of paper before recycling it! Simple steps in reducing your waste every day will go a long way in benefiting this generation and the next.

Here are some ways you can do your part to reduce waste in your daily lives:

Brown County Recycling Schedule

What Can be Recycled? (Link)

Local Recycling and Energy Conservation Programs


2015 Upcoming Events (Downloadable PDF)

  • May 14th – Fluorescent Bulb Collection
    • Springfield - Tauer's Supervalu,  101 W Central St. - 10 am to 11 am
    • New Ulm - New Ulm Steel & Recycling, 218 19th St. S - 2 pm to 4:30 pm
  • June 4th – Free Household Hazardous Waste
    • New Ulm - Brown County Fairgrounds, 1201 N State St -  2 pm to 6 pm
  • June 25th - Free Household Hazardous Waste
    • Springfield - Brown County Highway Garage, 507 Burns Ave - 11 am to 1 pm
    • Sleepy Eye - Brown County REA Building, 24386 State Hwy 4 -  3 pm to 6 pm
  • Aug. 20st - Electronic Waste Collection
    • New Ulm - New Ulm Public High School Parking Lot, 414 S Payne St. - 2 pm to 6 pm
  • Sept. 10th – Fluorescent Bulb Collection
    • Springfield - Tauer's Supervalu,  101 W Central St. - 10 am to 12 pm
    • New Ulm - New Ulm Steel & Recycling, 218 19th St. S - 2 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Sept. 24th – Free Household Hazardous Waste
    • New Ulm - Brown County Fairgrounds, 1201 N State St - 2 pm to 6 pm
 


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