Brown County Sanitary Landfill

Contact & Location - Landfill Fees

COVID-19 Notice- The Brown County Landfill is now open to self-haulers of waste during the hours of 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM week days and 9 to Noon on Saturdays. All social distancing guidelines will be maintained as best as possible

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 1-18-2022)

  • Appliances/White Goods $15.00 each
  • E-Waste (Electronic Recycling) $15.00 Each
  • Tires $0.15 per pound*
  • Landfill Tipping Fee $45/ton + 17% Solid Waste Tax ($52.65 per ton) with a minimum charge of $15*
  • Asbestos Items $0.05/pound ($100/ton) $15 minimum charge*
  • General Scale Use Fee $3 per weigh
  • Mattresses $20 per mattress or box spring
  • Out of County Fee Additional $15 per ton/load, whichever is greater
  • Uncovered/Unsecured Load $20 per load

*New fees listed by weight will remain the old fee until the scale is operational.


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

Laine Sletta - Zoning Administrator, Solid Waste Officer

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

Andy Meyer - Environmental Specialist

Shawn Stoermann - Emergency Manager

Amanda Lang - Feedlot Officer

Patty Zupfer - Office Support Specialist


Mission Statement

Commitment to Excellence through Leadership, Teamwork, and Education


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

Main Office Phone: 507-233-6600

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

Individual Office Hours may vary.


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