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Solid Waste (Garbage)

 
 

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UPDATE OF SITE HOURS:

Portage Canister Site

6992 Crane Lake Road; Buyck

218-993-8871

Effective Saturday, August 8, 2020, Portage Canister Site will be open Saturdays from 1pm – 5 pm and no longer open on Mondays.

NEW SUMMER HOURS:

STARTING AUGUST 8, 2020

April 15 through September 30

Sunday 3 pm to 6 pm
Tuesday 2 pm to 6 pm
Thursday 10 am to 1 pm
Saturday 1 pm to 5 pm

 

Important information related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The St. Louis County Solid Waste Office located in the Virginia Government Services Center is closed to public access until further notice.
For information regarding Service Fees, please call 218-742-1652.

Currently, The Regional Landfill, Transfer Stations, and Canister Site locations are open and operating on the normal schedule. Before visiting any of our sites in the near future, please call 218-749-9703 or see this website for updated information on our solid waste facilities. This will be updated daily to alert customers if any of our locations need to close. 

UPDATE:

May 24th, 2021

As of June 1st, the St. Louis County Household Hazardous Waste Facilities will be reopening to normal operating hours.  Virginia HHW - Tuesday and Saturday 8am to 1pm.  Hibbing HHW - Saturday 8am to 1pm. 

 

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The county provides a comprehensive management system for garbage and recycling for all of the outlying areas outside Duluth and surrounding townships.

For solid waste management information for Alden, Canosia, Duluth, Gnesen, Grand Lake, Fredenberg, Lakewood, Marion Lake, Midway, Normanna, North Star and Solway townships, and the cities of Duluth, Hermantown, Proctor and Rice Lake, go to the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District (WLSSD).

 

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Contact

Environmental Services 
Virginia, MN
218-749-9703
800-450-9278
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Service Area

Solid Waste Service Area
Virginia, MN
218-749-9703

Out of Service Area
WLSSD
218-722-3336