Hometown Sanitation provides recycling services to Watonwan County via curbside pick up and recycling sheds in 8 locations throughout the county. Our curbside bin and recycling shed services accept plastics with the numbers 1, 2, & 5 along with the items on the acceptable list.


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La Salle
St. James 

Hometown Sanitation Services Watonwan County Schedule 2023                          

West Central Sanitation Schedule 2023 (St. James only)

Madelia Recycling Schedule 2023

Watonwan County Recycling Shed Schedule 

2023 Watonwan County Household Hazardous Waste Collection

2023 Watonwan County Paint / Hazardous Chemical Drop-Off Days

Recycling / Shed Notes

  • Recycling carts must be on the curb by 7:00am on pick up day.
  • Do NOT leave bags of items on the floor in recycling sheds.
  • Do NOT leave items in plastic bags.
  • Do NOT bundle newspapers
  • Items smaller than your fist are garbage.
  • When in doubt....throw it out!!

Recycling Facility Video

The facility shown in the video is one used by Watonwan County to get rid of our recycling.  It does a great job of explaining why some things can’t be recycled.  Check it out below. 

Dem-Con Video

How much of our recycling actually gets recycled?

Sharps Disposal

Information on sharps disposal can be found on the Solid Waste Page.   

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Kyla Schlomann507-375-1225
Solid Waste