Environmental Education

Public Information and Education

Our goal is to educate residents and businesses of Otter Tail County and to provide information regarding our integrated waste management system, which includes solid waste reduction and disposal; recycling; and household hazardous waste management and disposal.


Environmental Education Center Open
1115 N. Tower Rd. Fergus Falls 218.998.8914
Mondays and Thursdays 11-2
Please pre-register for each event.
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Environmental Education Presentations 

Curriculum Downloadable Document
​Environmental Education Brochure

Schedule a Tour or Presentation
​Fillable Form

Printable Tour Guides

Environmental Education

To create awareness and understanding among students, residents and businesses the Otter Tail County Solid Waste Department has a full-time Public Information Education Officer, Shannon Terry. Shannon can provide informative presentations and demonstrations. Also available are tours at the Recycling Center, all county owned or contracted facilities and the Household Hazardous Waste Facility.

Informative,interactive and engaging presentations include such topics as:
  • Garbology 
  • Recycling
  • Waste Reduction
  • Ecological Footprints
  • Lessening Toxins
If you would like to schedule a visit or tour with your class, organization or business,please email Shannon or call the Solid Waste Department at 
218-998-4898 to make arrangements. 

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