Vehicle tires, fluorescent bulbs, consumer appliances, and consumer electronics such as TVs, computer equipment, and DVD players contain toxic metals and chemicals. These items are safe to use every day in your home but when thrown away, can release heavy metals and other chemicals into the environment.
According to Minnesota law, these items must be recycled, they CANNOT BE DISCARDED into the trash.
Lac qui Parle County Special Item Recycling Site
Location: Transfer Station (shop building at the old Demo Landfill): 2462 241st Ave, Madison, MN - 1/4 mi. E of Madison on Hwy 40, then north 1/2 mi. on 241st Ave
Dates: Second Saturday of Summer Months (May, June, July, Aug, Sep, Oct)