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CHAPTER 3500-3549 SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE SUMMARY That on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, the Olmsted County Board enacted revisions to the County’s Solid Waste Management Ordinance.

CHAPTER 3500-3549
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE SUMMARY
That on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, the Olmsted County Board enacted revisions to the County’s Solid Waste Management Ordinance. Tires and mattresses will no longer be processed at the Kalmar Landfill. Arrangements have been made to take both tires and mattresses to private recycling facilities. This adds costs for transportation. Due to these operational changes, the following revisions to the Solid Waste Management Ordinance Chapter 3500 Addendum 1 have been approved:
Changes at Kalmar Landfill:
Full Tire loads for recycling: $435.00/ton
Handling/recycling fees for box springs, mattresses in loads-incidental only: $25.00/item
Full loads of mattresses/box springs: Not accepted – will direct to mattress recycler
Automotive Tires – received incidentally in loads: $25/tire
Changes at Olmsted County Recycling Center:
Mattresses and box springs (maximum of 4 per day): Change from $16.00 each to $22.00 each
Automotive and light truck tires (maximum of 8 per day): Change from $5.00 each to $6.00 each.
Semi Tires: Change from $15.00 each to Not Accepted
Tractor tires: Change from $40.00 each to Not Accepted
The changes will take effect January 20, 2021.
This is only a summary of the amendments to Addendum 1 of the Solid Waste Management Ordinance and the full text of the ordinance is available for public inspection by any person between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Olmsted County Government Center, Office of Property Records and Licensing, serving as the County Auditor, or by standard electronic mail upon request.
This Ordinance was passed and approved on the 5th day of January 2021.
(Jan. 9, 2021) 2872060