Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility

HOLIDAY CLOSING

The Household Hazardous Waste Facility will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th for the Independence Day holiday. Through the April-October HHW season, the Facility is open Tuesday afternoons from noon-6 PM and the 2nd Saturday morning of each month, 8 am-12:30 PM, except when those days fall on a legal holiday. The Facility will resume regular hours on Saturday, July 8th.  For more information, call our 24-hour information hotline at 507-304-4242.



About the Program

The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) program operates with a permit from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. It is permitted to accept wastes from households only, not from businesses, non-profits or institutions.

  • Products should be in their original containers, and kept separate
  • All products should be identified
  • Products should not be kept in hot cars in the sun
  • Products should not be frozen

Location


The Household Hazardous Waste Facility is located at:
651 Summit Avenue
Mankato, MN 56001

Hours


  • April through October (2017 HHW Calendar)
    • Tuesdays - Noon to 6:00 pm
    • Second Saturday of each month - 8:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • November through March - Closed

Products


Here is a partial listing of products accepted at the HHW facility:

Household Products
> Aerosol cans > Furniture polishes
> Aluminum cleaners > Household cleaners
> Ammonia-based cleaners  > Metal polish with solvents
> Bug/insect sprays > Oven cleaners
> Cooking oil > Paints 
> Degreasers > Window cleaners 
> Floor care products  
Garage Products
> Adhesives > Kerosene
> Antifreeze > Mineral spirits
> Battery acids > Motor oil
> Car waxes > Oil filters 
> Caulking compounds > Paint thinners 
> Charcoal lighter fluid > Roofing tars 
> Diesel fuel > Solvents 
> Fuel oils > Turpentine
> Gasoline > Vehicle batteries
> Glues  > Wood preservatives

Miscellaneous
> Artists' paints & mediums  > Lighter fluids
> Button batteries > Moth balls 
> Decorative light strings > Photographic chemicals 
> Dry cleaning solvents  > Propane tanks (up to 20 lbs. or less) 
> Extension cords  > Rat poisons 
> Farm pesticides > Rechargeable batteries 
> Fertilizers > Swimming pool acids
> Fiberglass epoxies > Thermometers (Mercury) 
> Fire extinguishers > Thermostats
> Fluorescent bulbs > Weed killers
> Lawn / garden products  


Contact Information


For more information, call (507) 304-4242.