Open a cupboard in your kitchen, basement or garage, and read a few product labels. If they contain the words caution, warning, danger or poison, they may contain materials that are hazardous to you, to your family and to our environment if not used up or disposed of properly.
Household Hazardous Waste items include: latex & oil-based paint, spray paint, paint remover & stripper, thinner, stain & varnish, concrete sealer & driveway sealer, bug spray, insect & rodent killer, fertilizers, lighter fluid, pesticides, pool chemicals, weed killer, aerosol cans, drain cleaner, mercury thermometers & thermostats, nail polish & remover, household cleaners, camping fuels, propane tanks and gasoline & other automotive products.
Don’t throw these materials in the garbage or pour them down the sewer or on the ground. Instead, use them up or bring them to one of the following locations where they will be properly managed.
The Environmental Center is open year round to residents for household hazardous waste disposal. For hours of operation, materials accepted and delivery instructions, visit the Environmental Center page.
116 Peavey Circle
Chaska, MN 55318
(952) 361-1800 or (952) 361-1835
Carver County hosts collection events each year where residents can drop off household hazardous waste at no charge.
SPRING HHW Collection
Saturday, April 28, 2018
8 AM – 12:30 PM
Watertown Township Shed
3580 Co Rd 10 N
Watertown, MN 55388
SPRING Special Waste Collection
Saturday, May 18, 2019
8 AM – 12 PM
NYA Central High School (parking lot)
531 Morse Street
Norwood Young America, MN 55368
FALL Special Waste Collection
Saturday, September 7, 2019
8 AM – 12 PM
3480 Co Rd 21
You can find more information about household hazardous waste disposal at www.rethinkrecycling.com.