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Industrial Waste
Overview
Industrial waste is waste generated by an industrial, manufacturing, or commercial process and managed as a separate waste stream.

The Ponderosa is permitted to accept certain industrial wastes if they have been evaluated through the Industrial Waste Management Plan and found to be acceptable. Each industrial waste stream must be evaluated separately and determined to be acceptable on a case by case basis.

The Ponderosa will only accept industrial wastes that have been individually approved through the Industrial Waste Management process. Industrial wastes which have not been approved in advance will be turned away at the scale.

Approval for Disposal
Steps to obtaining approval for disposal at the Ponderosa:
  • Contact the Ponderosa to obtain a Waste Evaluation Form and determine what testing must be done on the waste stream. Call (507) 625-7301 to obtain more information
  • Get the necessary testing on the waste stream
  • Submit a completed Waste Evaluation Form to the landfill, along with required testing or other data
  • Wait for industrial waste approval
  • After written approval has been received, schedule your disposal time at the landfill. Be sure to bring your waste approval letter along to the landfill when bringing the waste.

The Ponderosa Landfill does not accept hazardous waste.

Tom Froehlich
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Ponderosa Landfill
20028 Gooseberry Lane
P.O. Box 3204
Mankato, MN 56002-3204
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Ph: (507) 625-7301
Fx: (507) 625-2775

Summer Hours
(May - October)
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Winter Hours
(November - April)

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday
8:00 am - noon