UPDATE OF SITE HOURS:
Portage Canister Site
6992 Crane Lake Road; Buyck
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 winter hours 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.
November 23rd, 2020
Until further notice, the two Household Hazardous Waste drop off sites located at the Regional Landfill in Virginia and at the Hibbing Transfer Station are temporarily closed. Citizens are asked to keep any household hazardous waste items – until the sites re-open.
October 1st, 2020
Effective Immediately: All St. Louis County Environmental Services sites are operating on normal Winter hours. Please reference this schedule.
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