April 5th, May 3rd, August 2nd, & September 6th
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Watonwan County Highway Shop:  1304 7th Ave. South, St. James, MN 56081

   No Early drop offs or other items will be accepted!                                                     NO EMPTY PAINT CANS or PESTICIDE CONTAINERS ( they are garbage).             ONLY Hazardous Waste, NO Garbage.  No Commercial / Business Waste.               Available to Watonwan County Residents ONLY!                                                         Questions, call Kyla Schlomann at 507-621-0861

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                                WATONWAN COUNTY                                   HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION

       Madelia:                                                                           Butterfield:               Pool/Museum Parking Lot: 519 Dill Ave. SW              Behind Butterfield Fire Hall          Tuesday, September 26, 2023                                   Tuesday, May 30, 2023              4:30 pm to 6:00 pm                                                    5:00 pm to 6:00 pm                      

NO appliances and NO more than 10 tires per household will be accepted in Butterfield & Madelia.  ONLY ACCEPTED IN ST. JAMES.


St. James:

     Watonwan County Highway Shop:   1304 7th Ave. South (East of fairgrounds)                  Wednesday, September 27, 2023                     Wednesday May 31, 2023                                                                    2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

*Line up on the road on the North side of the Fairgrounds.  Watch for signs*


*The following are FREE of charge & ONLY accepted in St. James:                                 No Charge for:  keyboards / Mice, Dishwashers, Stoves, Washers, Dryers, Water         Heaters, Furnaces, Microwaves, Coffee Makers, Toasters, Toaster Ovens, Mixers,         Vacuums, Oil.

        *Anything that has contained refrigerant will be $15.00 charge.


                                                          IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  * NO EMPTY PAINT CANS OR PESTICIDE CONTAINERS (they are garbage).     * ONLY Household Hazardous Waste, NO GARBAGE.  No Commercial/Business  Waste.                                                                                                                                         *  Available to Watonwan County Residents ONLY.                                                             *  NO Early drop offs will be accepted!                                                                                 * Questions, call Kyla Schlomann at 507-621-0861.


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Plant kits and Native seed mixes available for purchase from 

Watonwan County Soil and Water Conservation District 

Further information can be found at:     Native Seeds and Plant Kits