Brown County Of Minnesota

Commitment to Excellence through Leadership, Teamwork, and Education

Solid Waste/Landfill and Recycling


Solid Waste Officer - Laine Sletta
Recycling Coordinator - John Knisley

Brown County offers many options in regard to the proper management of solid waste. Using contracts with local recyclers, the county offers its citizens a comprehensive recycling program with curbside and drop-box collection services throughout the county. Special programs are offered at various times for the collection of household hazardous waste, fluorescent bulbs, plastic pesticide containers and agricultural waste pesticides. Information about the county recycling program and the special waste programs is available by contacting the Recycling Coordinator.


  • Appliances $12.00 each
  • Car Tire $4.00 each
  • Electronics Recycling (TVs; Computer monitors; Printers; Scanners; Fax Machines) $15.00
  • Electronics Recycling (Copiers; Stereos) $10.00
  • Fluorescent Bulbs Recycle cost
  • Landfill Tipping Fee (compacted) $19.25/cubic yard
  • Tractor Tire $18.00 each
  • Truck Tire $9.00 each
  • Recycling Curbside Service $38.00/household
  • Recycling Dropbox Service $19.00/household



Contact Planning and Zoning

Located on the 2nd floor of the Brown County Courthouse

14 S State St,
New Ulm, MN 56073

Telephone: (507) 233-6640
Fax: (507) 233-6643

Laine Sletta - Zoning Administrator, Solid Waste Officer

Robert Santaella - Asst. Zoning Administrator, Septic, Feedlot Officer

John Knisley - Wetlands, Water Planning, Recyling Administrator

Amanda Lang - Feedlot Technician

Patty Zupfer - Planning & Zoning Clerk


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