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.

  • CLOSED for road repairs October 15 through October 17, 2019
  • 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 Years 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

CLOSED FOR REPAIRS OCT 15-17
Will Reopen Friday, Oct 18 at 9 a.m.

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

Location

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4587 Ridgeview Rd
Duluth, MN 55803

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, Thanksgiving and the day after Thanksgiving
  • WLSSD accepts cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover cards.

Yard Waste Compost Site

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

Expanded service days (Add Thurs & Mon 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) begin Thursday, Oct. 17 thru Monday, November 18.

Site closes for season after business hours Monday, November 18.

 

 

Location

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27th Avenue West & the waterfront
Duluth, MN 55806

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

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.
Saturday, Sunday: CLOSED

Telephone Contacts

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

Location

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2626 Courtland Street
Duluth, MN 55806