Hazardous Waste Disposal Blaine Minnesota
The facility accepts household hazardous waste from residents of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, and Washington counties. Businesses, schools and other organizations may NOT use the HHW facility.
There is no charge to use the site. Bring identification, such as a driver's license, as proof of residency.
Veolia ES Technical Solutions, L.L.C. operates the household hazardous waste facility under contract to Anoka County.
Use The FacilityBefore going to the site, you may wish to use Anoka County's recycling and disposal directory to find out if there are other options for your items. When you arrive at the facility, drive to the back of the building by following the traffic cones. Please remain in your vehicle until a technician assists you.
For more information on the facility, please refer to the facility brochure.
Aerosol cans that have contents remaining, antifreeze, driveway sealer, fluorescent and HID bulbs and CFLs, gasoline and other fuels, mercury, paint (liquid only), paint stripper, paint thinner, pesticides, used motor oil, used oil filters, varnish, wood preservatives, and other household products that are corrosive, flammable, combustible, or poisonous.
Do Not BringAmmunition, appliances, asbestos, batteries, dried paint, electronics, empty containers, explosives, garbage, radioactive wastes, or tires. For disposal options for unacceptable materials, use Anoka County's recycling and disposal directory, or call Anoka County Recycling & Resource Solutions, 763-324-3400. Wastes from businesses, schools, or organizations, are not accepted. For information about hazardous waste from a business or organization, contact Anoka County Environmental Services.
Safe Transportation Tips
- Do not mix products.
- Seal containers tightly to prevent leaks. Place any leaking containers into another container, such as a plastic bucket with a secure lid.
- Place containers upright in sturdy boxes to prevent tip-overs and spills in your vehicle.
- Do not tape fluorescent tubes together.
More On Household Hazardous WasteUnusable or unwanted chemicals are considered household hazardous waste when their disposal poses an environmental or health threat. When disposed of in the garbage, down the drain or on the ground, some household chemicals can threaten our environment, harm garbage collectors or hurt you.
Household hazardous waste does not include waste from businesses or organizations. Although the wastes may be similar in nature, business hazardous waste is strictly regulated in the State of Minnesota. For hazardous business waste information, contact Anoka County Environmental Services.