Solid Waste Transfer Station

Transfer Station
102 28th St SE
Austin, Mn 55912
Phone: (507) 513-6953

Public/Residential Regulations

· Tuesday 1pm-5pm
· Thursday 1pm-5pm
· Saturday 7am-Noon

Acceptable Waste – household garbage, plastics, glass, paper, carpet, metals, wood, general junk.
· $69.17 per ton, plus tax
· $15.58 plus tax, minimum charge
· $10.00 fee for uncovered loads

Additional charges – appliances, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, TVs and electronic recycling.
Materials not accepted – oil, yard waste, dead animals, paint, batteries, hazardous waste, manure & slate siding.

Fall Yard Waste Program

The City of Austin provides for an annual fall yard waste program. The City has established the Cook Farm as the city wide leaf disposal site at 1200-27th Avenue NW.

  • Site would be available from late September through late November
  • Site would be open 7 days a week from dawn to dusk
  • Site would be limited to the following yard waste:
    • Leaves
    • Grass
    • Plants from gardens and flowers
  • Compost from previous years yard waste will be available to the public on a first come first serve basis

This program is funded through the revenues generated by the lease at the Waste Transfer Station.