Disposal Guide for Hazardous Household Waste
To protect the environment, do not dispose of these items in the trash, in the sewer or on the ground.
AUTOMOTIVE
Auto Batteries
Carburetor Cleaner
Degreasers
Fuels
Gasoline
Oil Filters
Used Antifreeze
Used Motor Oil
 
LAWN & GARDEN
Bug Spray
Charcoal Lighter Fluid
Fertilizer (w/ weed killer)
Insect Killer
Pool Chemicals
Roach/Ant Killer
Rodent Bait
Weed Killer
 
HOUSEHOLD ITEMS
Aerosol Products*
Button Batteries
Batteries (rechargable)
Drain Cleaners
Fluorescent Lights
Mothballs
Nail Polish/Remover
Oven Cleaner
Polish (with solvents)
Spot Removers
Thermometers (mercury)
* Empty aerosols can be disposed of in the trash
HOME IMPROVEMENT
Concrete Cleaner
Driveway Sealer
Furniture Stripper
Glue (with solvents)
Latex Paint **
Oil-based Paint
Paint Remover
Paint Thinner
Roofing Tar
Stain/Varnish
Wood Preservatives
** Whenever possible, dry out unusable latex paint 
and dispose of in trash. Call for Instructions.
If you have questions about disposal of other hazardouse household
products, call your county Household Hazardouse Waste Office.

For the Household Hazardous Waste Helpline at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency: Call: (651) 296-6300, TDD (651) 282-5332 or toll-free 800 657-3864
ANOKA COUNTY: For seasonal collection sites call: 763-323-5730 or email them at: recycle@pubserv.co.anoka.mn.us

CARVER COUNTY : For seasonal collection sites call: 952-361-1800 

DAKOTA COUNTY : 952-891-7011 

    Eagan: The Recycling Zone. 
    3365 South Highway 149 (Dodd Blvd.) 
    Wed. 3pm - 8pm; Thurs. and Sat. 9am - 2pm 
    Closed Holidays

HENNEPIN COUNTY : 612-348-6500 

Brooklyn Park: Hennepin County Recycling 
Center & Transfer Station. 
8100 Jefferson Highway 
Tues. - Fri. 10 am - 6 pm; Sat. 8 am - 4 pm 
Closed Holidays 

Bloomington: South Hennepin Recycling &  
Problem Materials Drop Off Center. 
1400 West 96th Street 
Tues.-Fri. 10 am - 6 pm; Sat. 8 am - 4 pm. 
Closed Holidays. 

Mobile Events:
Community collections for household hazardous
wastes are held in the
warmer months.

RAMSEY COUNTY: 651-773-4488

Saint Paul: Ramsey County Recycling Center
775 N. Rice St.
Open Saturdays only, 9am - 4pm
Open year-round, closed holidays
Other sites in: Maplewood, Roseville, & St. Paul.
Call for more info.

SCOTT COUNTY: For seasonal collection sites call: 952-496-8652

WASHINGTON COUNTY: 651-430-6770

    Oakdale: Household Hazardous Waste Facility
    1900 Hadley Avenue North.

    Open Year Around.

    Seasonal Sites: Call for locations and hours.
Minnesota residents outside the metro area, call the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency at
(651) 296-6300 or 1-800-657-3864
and ask for the Household Hazardous Waste Helpline.

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