Winter hours to begin at Crow Wing County Landfill

The Crow Wing County Landfill is for county residents for their recycling and disposal needs. Winter hours of operation begin Monday, Nov. 1.


The Crow Wing County Landfill will begin winter hours starting Monday, Nov. 1, and will operate 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The landfill site will reopen for summer hours in April.

The following items can be properly disposed of in the landfill for free or a nominal fee:

  • Free recycling of lead-acid car/marine batteries.

  • Free compost of lawn and garden material. Separate brush and branches.

  • Recycling of used oil filters (50 cents each), motor oil (free) and antifreeze ($1 per gallon) is available at the landfill and several drop-off locations throughout the county. Visit and search “oil” for drop-off locations.

  • Free compost of lawn and garden material for residents (Separate brush and branches.)

  • Demolition materials may be disposed of in the demolition landfill for a fee.

  • Large appliances, electronics, tires with or without rims, scrap metals, glass and plastic can be disposed of at the site for a nominal fee for recycling.

Customers utilizing the landfill must stop at the office and speak with the attendant about items to be disposed of, pay any fees and receive directions to the proper drop-off locations. All loads coming to the landfill must be covered, and uncovered loads are subject to a $5 fee.
For the full fee schedule, visit .

Due to COVID-19 and to ensure everyone’s safety, those bringing material to the landfill for disposal must remain in their vehicles. Landfill staff will come out of the main office to assist customers if needed.

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