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Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management

May 26, 2017
Steve Vrchota
Composting among new director's priorities
May 26, 2017 - 3:19pm
Steve Vrchota (left), the new director of Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management, was hired about a month ago. He is taking over for Pete Olmscheid (right), who is retiring May 31 after working at the waste-to-energy facility for 30 years. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Done Trash Talking: Olmscheid retiring from solid waste
May 26, 2017 - 3:18pm
April 14, 2017
You Asked: 'What do I do with yard waste?'
April 14, 2017 - 11:43am
January 25, 2017
The residential entrance provides quick access to the recycling center at Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management in Alexandria. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
YOU ASKED: How can I get rid of old metal objects?
January 25, 2017 - 11:00am
November 9, 2016
Revolution Plastics will be offering a free recyling service to area farmers. (Contributed)
New recycling program available for farmers
November 9, 2016 - 10:00am
June 3, 2016
Kory Muzik, supervisor of the Material Recycling Facility employees at Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management (PDSWM), and Sue Engstrom of the Douglas County Lakes Association hold up the news signs for the agricultural and boat wrap recycling drop off area at the PDSWM Recycling Center. Engstrom assisted PDSWM in getting the word out about the new drop-off area.  (Contributed photo)
Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management honored in partnership
June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
May 6, 2016
Plastic recycle program up for award
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
March 25, 2016
Local partnership could boost organics recycling
March 25, 2016 - 12:00am
March 23, 2016
Recycle that plastic wrap from farm and boats
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
September 9, 2015
Agreement in place for steam power
September 9, 2015 - 12:00am
January 30, 2015
Tons of trash turned to energy
January 30, 2015 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Give your old books a new life this Arbor Day
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
Lowell Anderson  |  Echo Press
Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management's waste-to-energy facility along Jefferson Street in Alexandria is undergoing a $20 million expansion project.
On schedule, on budget
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
December 10, 2010
Meeting - Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management Board Meeting December 16
December 10, 2010 - 12:00am
December 8, 2010
MPCA fines incinerator for violation
December 8, 2010 - 12:00am