Solid Waste & Recycling

Solid Waste & Recycling

The environment of our county counts on the awareness of its citizens to utilize these programs and services to ensure its well-being. Please see our Solid Waste & Recycling Disposal Guide for more information on where to dispose of specific items.

Facilities & Site Hours

The Pine County Solid Waste Department operates 2 transfer stations, a household hazardous waste facility, and a dedicated recycling-only center. There is also a transfer station in Hinckley operated by the East Central Solid Waste Commission.  Programs exist for the collection and disposal/recycling of:

Contact Us

Solid Waste & Recycling Office
1610 Hwy 23 North
Sandstone, MN 55072
1-800-450-7463 ext. 4220

HOURS: Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m

P: (320) 216-4220
F: (320) 216-4244 

Mike Gainor
Land & Resource Manager
(320) 591-1657

Erin Hoxsie
Planning & Zoning Office Manager
(320) 216-4162

Lukas Olson
Zoning & Environmental Technician 
(320) 591-1659

Jeremy Williamson
Environmental Technician
(320) 591-1649

Dave Banta
Environmental Technician
(320) 591-1674