Special Waste is waste that requires special handling for proper disposal or recycling. These include: Electronic Waste, Confidential Waste, Upholstered Furniture, Appliances, Automotive Waste and Hazardous Waste.
Special fees apply for any items that fall into any of these categories.
City of Red Wing's Annual Electronics Recycling Event
Providing valuable community service, City of Red Wing partners with an eRecycling Service Company to collect computers, televisions and screens, cell phones, printers and more, many items for a reduced fee or free.
This Annual Ewaste Event is available for all residents and businesses in southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin. This is a chance to get rid of unused electronics, most of them for free. And, there are reduced rates for televisions and computer CRT monitors. The primary goals are to recover and recycle electronic and electrical products to keep them out of the waste stream. Click the event below for more information on this year’s event.
Confidential Waste management/disposal is a unique service supplied by the Solid Waste Campus. It ensures confidentiality in the destruction of commercial or private correspondence. The campus maintains the highest standards required for this most sensitive service.
Types of Confidential Materials
Confidential materials can be accepted at the Solid Waste Campus during regular business hours. These items will be placed in an inside location to be shredded during the next shredding operation (usually within 1-2 work days). If you need to watch your confidential materials being shredded, Please contact Jeff Huppert at the Solid Waste Campus prior to bringing out confidential materials to ensure they can be shredded on your arrival. Confidential materials cannot be shredded on weekends.
Solid Waste Campus
The Solid Waste Campus is located at 1873 Bench Street, Red Wing, MN 55066. Phone: 651-385-3658. Jeff Huppert can be contacted by e-mail at email@example.com, or by phone at 651-385-3669
Commercial and Residential Pricing
Upholstered furniture disposed of at the Solid Waste Campus must also be handled separate from the regular waste stream. Therefore, special disposal rates apply.
If you have a large number of tires (more than 20), you may want to contact Liberty Tire Recycling. http://libertytire.com/ContactUs/Locations/Savage-MN.aspx.html 952-894-5280.
The City of Red Wing accepts sewage pumped out of septic tanks and dumped by permitted contract septic haulers at the Solid Waste Campus. Any hauler wishing to use thisservicemust apply for an annual permit at the Solid Waste Campus located at 1873 Bench Street between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday. All applications m ust be reviewed and approved by the Deputy Director of Public Works/Utilities Division prior to disposal.
Hazardous Waste can be described as waste that is chemically hazardous, physically hazardous or biologically hazardous. Household Hazardous Waste is considered left over household products that can catch fire, react or explode under certain circumstances, or are corrosive or toxic. Household Hazardous items include:
Goodhue County is responsible for the collection and disposal of Household Hazardous Waste. They offer several Household Hazardous Waste Collection days each year. Please contact Goodhue County at 651-385-3109 for additional information, or click on the link below to view this year’s schedule.
Waste Oil Filters & Fluorescent Lights - These items are not accepted for disposal at the Solid Waste Campus. Residents are encouraged to contact Goodhue County at 651.385.3105, for information on how to properly dispose of these items.