Crane Lake Township

Current Topics

Portage Transfer Station

Portage Canister Site

6992 Crane Lake Road; Buyck 218-993-8871

Effective Saturday, August 8, 2020, Portage Canister Site will be open Saturdays from 1pm – 5 pm and no longer open on Mondays. NEW SUMMER HOURS: STARTING AUGUST 8, 2020 April 15 through September 30 Sunday 3 pm to 6 pm Tuesday 2 pm to 6 pm Thursday 10 am to 1 pm Saturday 1 pm to 5 pm October 1 through April 14 Tuesday, Saturday 1 pm to 4:30 pm In addition to garbage, demolition material andmattresses/box springs at the current tipping fee rates, this site accepts the following wastes free of charge: used appliances (2 free per trip), fluorescent bulbs/CFL’s (6 free per trip), used motor oil, drained oil filters (6 free per trip), scrap metal, used tires (8 free per day), mixed paper recyclables, and recyclable food and beverage containers. For more information, call the St. Louis County Environmental Services Department at 1-800-450-9278 or visit