Brown County Sanitary Landfill

Contact & Location - Landfill Fees

The Brown County Sanitary Landfill is open Monday – Saturday. This facility serves all waste haulers in the county and private citizens from the county. This state-of-the-art landfill also accepts, for a fee, appliances and tires for recycling.

Contact Information:


21933 County Road 11, Sleepy Eye, MN, 56085


Monday-Friday: 8:00am - 4:45pm
Saturday: 9am - 12:00pm


(507) 359-9151

Landfill Location Map (PDF)

Landfill Fees (as of 1-1-24)

  • Appliances/White Goods $15.00 each
  • E-Waste (Electronic Recycling) $15.00 Each
  • Tires $0.15 per pound*
  • Landfill Tipping Fee $65/ton + 17% Solid Waste Tax ($76.05 per ton) with a minimum charge of $15*
  • Contaminated Soil $15/ton
  • Asbestos Items $0.05/pound ($100/ton) $15 minimum charge*
  • General Scale Use Fee $3 per weigh
  • Mattresses $20 per mattress
  • Out of County Fee Additional $15 per load
  • Uncovered/Unsecured Load $20 per load


Upcoming Recyling Events

Contact Planning & 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

Robert Santaella - Zoning Administrator, Solid Waste Officer

Amanda Lang- Asst. Zoning Administrator, Septic, Feedlot Officer

Allison Kletscher - Environmental Specialist

Shawn Stoermann - Emergency Manager

Jaden Sandgren - Zoning Specialist -Feedlot Officer

Patty Zupfer - Office Support Specialist


Mission Statement

Commitment to Excellence through Leadership, Teamwork, and Education


Department Directory

Hours: 8am to 4:30pm
(most offices)

Courthouse Address:
14 S State St
New Ulm, MN 56073