Waste and Recycling

Washington County Compost Site

The compost site located in Hugo is managed by Washington County.  Follow the link to be directed to the County website.  

Wheels For Wishes

Benefiting Make-A-Wish Minnesota.  As a free service, they will tow away old, broken down cars and recycle or auction them to benefit kids in Minnesota.

Unused Medication Disposal

Washington County offers safe disposal options for unused or expired medications (prescription, over-the-counter and pet related).

Mattress Recycling

Over 15 to 20 million mattresses are disposed of annually and far too many of them end up in landfills or even just on sidewalks since not all have enough knowledge and understanding on what to do with an old mattress.  Below is a link to a guide that covers everything from how to donate a mattress as well as mattress recycling and more.