Environmental Services
600 East 4th Street
Chaska, MN  55318
(952) 361-1800

Environmental Center
116 Peavey Circle
Chaska, MN  55318
(952) 361-1835


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When a specific item just can’t be reused or recycled, disposal may be the only option. For appropriate disposal options, contact a garbage hauler to set up collection service or visit a landfill or transfer station.

Commercial Collection

Carver County has an open collection system for all commercial garbage collection. Businesses can contract directly with a hauler for collection services.

Construction & Demolition 

Construction and demolition waste includes waste building materials, packaging and rubble resulting from construction, remodeling and repair of buildings and roads and waste resulting from the demolition of buildings, roads and other human-made structures.

Industrial Hazardous Waste

Hazardous waste is waste that poses substantial or potential threats to public health or the environment.  All hazardous waste generators must comply with basic management requirements that provide for the safe handling and proper disposal of all hazardous waste.

Landfills & Transfer Stations 

When a specific item just can’t be reused or recycled, disposal may be the only option. Visit a local landfill or transfer station for proper disposal.

Medicine & Prescription Drugs

Properly disposing of medicines is important to prevent abuse, poisoning, and to protect the environment. Follow the steps inside to reduce these wastes and for proper and safe disposal.

Needles, Sharps & Syringes

Sharps pose a safety hazard so it is important to dispose of them safely to prevent injury and disease transmission.

On-Site Disposal

In Carver County, NO person shall use or allow land under his or her ownership and/or control to be used for solid waste disposal purposes, including open burning or burying, except for the exceptions listed.

Open Burning

Open burning permits are required year round in Carver County, regardless of snow cover, for all fires except recreational fires under three feet in height and three feet in diameter.

Residential Collection

Two types of collection systems exist within Carver County for residential curbside garbage collection. Open collection and organized collection.

Where Does My Garbage Go?

Did you know? You may be responsible for any liability that results from contamination at a facility where your waste has been deposited. Want to know where your garbage is going? If your waste hauler has not provided you with this information, give them a call today!