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Morrison County
"Home of Charles Lindbergh"

Special Wastes

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You may visit the website EARTH 911 to help you locate disposal options and facilities near you.


Appliances
Minnesota state law prohibits the landfilling of appliances. Many cities and townships accept appliances at clean-up  day events. The Morrison County Solid Waste Management Facility accepts appliances year-round for recycling.   Appliances include:

  • Refrigerators & Freezers                                                  
  • Stoves
  • Microwaves                                                   
  • Air Conditioners
  • Water Heaters & Water Softeners
  • Furnaces
  • Washers & Dryers
  • Dehumidifiers & Humidifiers
  • Dishwashers

Automotive Fluids
Minnesota state law prohibits the landfilling of automotive fluids. There are many options for proper disposal of your automotive fluids:

Location

Oil

Oil Filters

Antifreeze***

Morrison County SW Management Facility

yes*

yes**

yes

R&R Repair - Pierz

yes

no

no

City of Pierz Oil Drop-Off Site

414 North Main Street, Pierz

yes

yes**

yes**

 Loven’s Service - Swanville

yes

yes**

no

 

 

 

 

*You may mix power steering fluid, automatic transmission fluid, gear oil and brake fluid with your used oil if you are using the Landfill site. Check with the listed businesses before you mix anything with your oil!
** There is a charge for this item.
***do not mix with oil!
 
Mercury Containing Devices
It is illegal to place mercury devices in your trash.  The following devices around the home may contain mercury:                           
  • batteries                                                   
  • switches
  • fever thermometers
  • thermostats and similar devices including aquastats, pressurestats, firestats, manometers and thermometers
  • devices associated with boilers, furnaces, heaters and tanks, including mercury flame sensors by pilot lights; manometers, thermometers and gauges, pressure-trol, float or level controls, and space heater controls
  • devices associated with electrical systems including load meters and supply relays, phase splitters, microwave relays and mercury displacement relays
The Morrison County Household Hazardous Waste Facility accepts these items at no charge from residents.
 
Fluorescent Light Bulbs
Fluorescent light bulbs, high intensity discharge lights including metal halide, high pressure sodium, mercury vapor and neon all contain mercury.  The Morrison County Solid Waste Management Facility accepts these items for a charge.  The following Morrison County area businesses accept fluorescent light bulbs only:
 
Little Falls
Hardware Hank: 211 East Broadway – Charge per bulb
                                                                                                   
Motley
Tom’s Hardware Hank: 117 Highway 10 W – Charge per bulb
 
Royalton
Royalton Lumber & Hdwr: 209 W Center St. – Charge per bulb
 
Swanville
Nilson’s Hardware: 207 DeGraff Ave. – Charge per bulb
 





Tires

Batteries


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