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Garbage and Refuse

Hometown Sanitation

1041 3rd Ave.
Windom, MN 56101
507-832-8946 or 877-545-4877

There is a recycling shed (on 1st Ave between 10th and 11th Street) located just to the south of the City Street Department in Mountain Lake. Please follow all labels and regulations.

Click here to view the 2024 Cottonwood County recycling schedule

Hometown Sanitation

1041 3rd Ave.
Windom, MN 56101
507-832-8946 or 877-545-4877

About the business: Hometown Sanitation provides residential and commercial garbage service as well as small dumpster rental s and roll-off dumpsters for shingling, remodeling and other large jobs. Call us today for fast, friendly, local service.

Click here to view the 2024 Mountain Lake Pick-Up Schedule.

Cottonwood County Landfill

43979 Co. Rd. 22
Windom, MN 56101

Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
1st & 3rd Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Click here to go to the County’s Website.

City Burn Site

ALLOWED MATERIALS (must originate from within city limits)

  • Trees
  • Tree branches
  • Brush
  • Grass clippings
  • Leaves


  • Dimensional lumber
  • Old windows
  • Old lumber
  • Roof materials
  • Plastics of any kind
  • Masonry or concrete products
  • Metals
  • Any types of pressed wood
  • Garbage and trash bags
  • Recycling products

The burn-site is regulated by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and if continuous violations occur from abusers, the city could lose its burn license and the site could be closed permanently.

The burn-site is located at the corner of 360th Street and 575th Ave. From city limits, take 11th Street North northward and the street will turn to gravel which begins 575th Ave.