"To Promote Conservation of Natural Resources through Education, Technical Assistance, & Stewardship."


Pipestone County Conservation & Zoning

119 2nd Ave. S.W. Suite #13

Pipestone, MN 56164

Single Stream Recycling has begun!

  • The Recycling guides below show what items are Recyclable and which items should be placed loosely in the bin and which items need to be bagged prior to recycling. 

  • City Residents, Call VanDyke Sanitation at 507-442-7241 with all questions regarding Recycling Pick-Up


  • Businesses and Non-Profits within City limits that would like to be included in the new Single Stream Recycling Program should call our office at 507-825-1185.

  • Rural Residents, Recycling Sheds and/or Rolloff containers remain in each City for you to utilize. 

VanDyke Sanitation

HHW Facility Rates

Items Accepted:

  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Large Appliances
  • Electronics
  • Lead Acid & Rechargeable Batteries
  • Fluorescent Bulbs & PCB Ballasts
  • Christmas Lights
  • Triple Rinsed Pesticide Containers

 Fees For County Residents: 

  • Free

Fees for Businesses and Non-Residents: 

  • $10 per Appliance / TV / Electronic Device
  • $5 per PCB Ballast
  • 50¢ for fluorescent bulbs 4' & smaller 
  • 75¢ for fluorescent bulbs larger than 4'
  • 75¢ for U and Circular shaped bulbs
  • $1.25 for High Intensity Discharge bulbs

Household Hazardous Waste and Recycling Center

​OPEN:  Every Wednesday from 7am to 3pm.

718 4th St. N.W. Pipestone, MN

Environmental Office PH: 825-1185

HHW Facility PH: 507-825-1186

County Recycling & Solid Waste

Pipestone County has a prescription drop off location at the Sheriff's office in Pipestone. Items accepted include all medicines from households, including prescription, over-the-counter, liquid, solid, and pet medicines. Please do your part and keep these materials out of the landfill, the sewer systems, and the hands of minors. 

Disposal of Medications  


8:00am to 4:30pm  Monday - Friday

Phone: 507-825-1185

Fax: 507-825-6782