WLSSD Hours and Facilities

Materials Recovery Center

The MRC is a self-service facility accepting bulky waste (furniture, mattresses, drywall, and carpet), household junk, construction and demolition debris, appliances, tires and electronics for a fee; scrap metal and household recyclables are free. Customers are responsible for unloading their own materials; disposal prices vary depending on load.

  • Located at the corner or Rice Lake and Ridgeview Roads (site of the former Rice Lake Landfill)
  • Food Waste Drop Site
  • Reuse Area open during regular MRC hours and closes 15 minutes prior to the close of the MRC. Limit is one visit and two items per day
  • Holidays Closed: New Year’s Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
  • WLSSD accepts cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover cards.

Materials Recovery Center
Year ’round Hours

Tuesday – Saturday:  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday, Monday:  CLOSED

Location

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4587 Ridgeview Rd
Duluth, MN 55803

Household Hazardous Waste Facility & Product Reuse Center

Hazardous products such as paint, automotive fluids, chemicals, pesticides, fluorescent bulbs, medical sharps and more are accepted FREE from households.

Household Hazardous Waste
Year ’round Hours

Thursday:  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday:  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday:  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday – Wednesday:  CLOSED

Location

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27th Avenue West & the waterfront
Duluth, MN 55806

Yard Waste Compost Site

Accepts leaves, pumpkins, garden waste and grass clippings (free). Brush and small quantities of sod and dirt accepted for a fee. Garden Green® compost sold here.

  • Food waste drop site
  • Seasonal Holidays Closed: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and the day after Thanksgiving
  • WLSSD accepts cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover cards.

Yard Waste Compost Site
Seasonal Hours

Friday:  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday:  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday:  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday – Thursday:  CLOSED

Location

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27th Avenue West & the waterfront
Duluth, MN 55806

WLSSD Administrative Offices

Main office for all WLSSD facilities, including the wastewater treatment plant and solid waste facilities.

Holidays closed: New Year’s Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day

Monday – Friday:  8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Telephone Contacts

Hotline: 218-722-0761
Administrative Offices: 218-722-3336

Location

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2626 Courtland Street
Duluth, MN 55806