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Dickinson County Recycling Center

“Our mission is to assist the residents of Dickinson County with their recycling efforts by facility establishment for disposal of unique and difficult items.” 

The Dickinson Recycling Center is managed by the Dickinson County Landfill Commission (DCLC), a consortium made up of leadership from the cities of Arnolds Park, Milford, Lake Park, Okoboji, Orleans, Spirit Lake, Wahpeton, West Okoboji and Dickinson County.


Winter hours (Nov. 1-March 31)

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Closed Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

Summer hours (April 1-Oct. 31)

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday

11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday

Closed Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

2260 220th St.  |  Milford, IA 51351

1/2 mile east of the intersection of 13th Street (A 34)and Hwy. 71, on 13th Street in Milford.

Google map link

Questions are always welcome and we can be reached at 712-338-2549 or email us at recycle@co.dickinson.ia.us

Accepted Materials

  • Green Waste/ Yard Waste: Leaves/Grass, Branches, Sticks.
  • Appliances: Ovens, Microwaves, Washer/Dryers, Furnaces, AC units, Refrigerators, Freezers, Water Heaters
  • Electronic Waste: TVs, Flat screen TVs, Computers, Speakers, Printers, VCRs, DVD players, Stereos.
  • Tires: Extra fee for tires on the rim
  • Household Hazardous Materials (see link below)

For Prices See Links Below. We accept Cash and Check only. 

We Do Not Accept

  • Sharps: Needles, razors, etc.
  • Construction Debris: Wood, Shingles, Dock Planks, etc.
  • Explosives: Ammunition, fireworks.
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Concrete/Stone/Rocks
  • Furniture
  • Pop Cans and Glass bottles
  • Plastic
  • Styrofoam

Fees & Pricing

Household Hazardous Materials

Hazardous Material Disposal Costs for Businesses

The Dickinson County Recycling Center site attendants have discretionary authority to adjust disposal fees based on quantity and quality. Even though a part of recycling practice is reclamation/reuse, the Dickinson County Recycling Center is not to be used as a source for parts (appliances, electronics, etc) or firewood.

Come visit our SWAP shop with many unused items that are available free of charge to the public. With many household cleaners, car products and paints. Located in the Recycling Center.