FREE & SAFE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL
Leftover household products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable, or reactive ingredients are considered household hazardous waste including:
- Latex Paint
- Oil base Paint & Stain
- Paint Thinners
- Motor Oil
- Oil Filters
- Cleaning Products
- Christmas Lights
- Fluorescent Bulbs
- Children’s Car Seats
- Roofing Tars
- Pool Chemicals
- Propane Cylinders
WHERE DO I DROP OFF MY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE?
Residents of Benton, Stearns and Sherburne counties can drop off household hazardous waste for FREE at the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility located at 3601 5th Street South, Waite Park.
Questions? Call the HHW Facility at 320-257-8605.
The facility is open Monday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. It is also open the third Saturday of each month from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The facility includes a drive-through bay for dropping off materials for disposal.
DROP OFF EVENTS IN YOUR COMMUNITY
Every year HHW trucks travel to communities to collect household hazardous waste. These events are limited to households (residences) only.
Upcoming 2016 Cleanup Events
June 9: Wahkon, Mille Lacs County Public Works, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
June 15: Sauk Centre, Ice Arena Parking Lot, 9:00am - 1:00pm
June 22: Belgrade, Walker Ave / Martin Street, 9:00am - 11:00am
June 22: Brooten, Elementary School, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
June 27: Santiago, Township Hall, 11:00am - 1:00pm
June 27: Clear Lake,City/Fire Hall, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
August 6: St. Stephen, City Hall/Fire Hall, 8:00am - 11:00am
August 13: St. Martin, Catholic Church Parking Lot, 9:00am-12:00pm
August 17: Padua, Entertainment Center, 9:00am-11:00am
August 17: St Rosa, St. Rosa of Lima Church, 1:00pm-3:00pm
August 24: St Nicholas, St Nicholas Church, 9:00am - 11:00am
August 24: New Munich, Immaculate Conception, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
September 10: Cold Spring, Rocori High School, 8:00am - 11:00am
September 17: Foley, Benton County Public Works, 7:00am - 2:00pm
DISPOSAL OF BUSINESS HAZARDOUS WASTE
The Stearns County Very Small Quantity Generator Program can accept hazardous waste generated by businesses, farms, nonprofit organizations, places of worship, and other units of government at the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility in Waite Park from any business generating less than 220 pounds (about 22 gallons liquid) hazardous waste per month. Fees and state licensing may apply.
You must have an appointment in advance of delivery of waste.
Payment is due at time of delivery by credit card. We accept Visa, Master Card and Discover Card.