Beauford Township provides garbage drop off the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Located across the road from CFS in Mapleton on State Hwy 22. Time: 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Examples of Unacceptable Garbage
Appliances, Electronic, Furniture, Construction Material, Remodeling, Windows, Doors, Siding, Sheet Rock, Shingles and any other non-household garbage.


Blue Earth County has alternate options listed below or visit the Waste Wizard (link: or call 507-304-4381.

  • Minnesota Paving & Material (MPM) - 57032 231st Lane, Mankato, 507-388-3122
  • Ponderosa Landfill - 20028 Gooseberry Lane, Mankato, 507-625-7301
  • MWPC Transfer Station - 1051 Summit Avenue, Mankato, 507-625-5746
  • Blue Earth County Household Hazardous Waste Facility (Free of charge: accepts wastes from households in Blue Earth County) - 651 Summit Avenue, Mankato, 507-304-4381
  • Recycling Center - 725 Waseca Ave, Mankato MN 56001 (Bins available 24/7) 507-304-4381

Recyclable Items:

  • Cardboard
  • Metal Cans
  • Paper
  • Plastics #1,2,5
  • Glass Beverage Containers

Items that should never go in your recycling:

Bubble Wrap, Aluminum Foil, CD’s & DVD’s and their cases, Drinking Glasses & Mugs, Egg Cartons, Five Gallon Buckets, Hangers – wire or plastic, Hose, Extension & Electronic Cords, Needle and Medical Waste, Paper Towel Tubes, Pizza Boxes, Plastic Bags, Plastic Dolls and other toys, Shredded Paper, Styrofoam, Textiles and Clothing, Tissues and Paper Towels and Wood.