Waste Management & Transfer Stations
County transfer stations and bins are located throughout the region. Locations and operating hours
Solid Waste Disposal Charge Account Form: For disposal of cement, shingles, general demolition, mixed loads, fridges/ freezers, and other
Solid Waste Disposal Charge Account Form (as of January 1, 2022) For disposal of cement, shingles, general demolition, mixed loads, fridges/ freezers, and other
The Transfer Stations in the County are busy!
Between 2017 and 2021, there has been a 98% increase in the amount of items Waste Management handles and processes.
Amount and Types of Waste being brought to the County Transfer Stations -
Household waste 27%
Inert Waste 26%
Scrap Metal 17%
Take it or Leave it sites 12%
Used Oil 3%
And other materials not listed above
Since the Recycling Beverage Container Program began in October 2020, residents have dropped off their empty beverage containers to Transfer Stations. Through this program and the work of society/ club members, 33,000 containers have been recycled at a value of $4,000 that has gone back to support the Elk Point 4-H Beef Club, Lac Sante Recreation Family Society and the Mallaig and District Ag Society. Please continue your support by dropping off empty beverage containers at the Transfer Stations. At the September 28, 2021 Council Public Works meeting, Council renewed the contracts to October 31, 2022.
Thank you to everyone who contributed their containers. Please continue to support these organizations.
Automotive batteries are not accepted at the Transfer Stations. Please return these batteries to the place of purchase for recycling.
The following items are accepted at Transfer Stations in addition to small batteries and cell phones, electronics, light bulbs and styrofoam:
Metals, including appliances, electronics
and scrap metals.
Paints, oils, pesticide jugs, propane tanks, used oil and filters and other hazardous material.
Dry Waste (i.e. furniture, inert waste, etc.)
Accepted at Ashmont, Mallaig, Elk Point and Evergreen Transfer Stations only.
Since 2017, 635,510 kgs have been hauled away for recycling.
Air Conditioning Units, Dehumidifiers, Freezers, Fridges, & Water Coolers: $20 Freon removal fee per unit
We also accept gently used items for reuse!
Take it or Leave it sites are available at all six County Transfer Stations.
Waste Bin Rentals
County residents have two options for waste bin rentals.
The new fee schedule for Bin Rentals is effective as of February 1, 2020.
Take it or Leave it sites are now available at all of the County Transfer Stations.
From January to May 31, 2020 the number of users of the Take it or Leave it sites was 644!
Trash Talk - Your Information on Recycling and Waste Management
If you have a Waste Management related question we invite you to contact the County of St. Paul using the contact information found on this page.