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Residents: Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

Many household products you use to clean your kitchen and bathroom, maintain your car and home, and control animal and insect pests contain hazardous materials.  When these products are no longer needed or useful, they are considered household hazardous waste (HHW).

For more information on HHW Collection Sites | Medicine Collection Program | A to Z Disposal Guide

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Businesses:  Hazardous Waste Management     

The Environmental Health program licenses and inspects both businesses that generate hazardous waste and those that treat, store, dispose or recycle hazardous waste from other businesses.  In addition, extensive business assistance is available, including training, on-site assistance, and waste reduction tips.

For more information on Hazardous Waste

icon:  govdelivery Subscribe to Hazardous Waste Vendor List | Hazardous Waste Vendor List (pdf)


General Hazardous Waste Training set for December 10th and 11th

Do you need a better understanding of the fundamental requirements for managing hazardous waste?  Come to our free training!  Learn more


Other News & Information:

Does Your Company Use a Solvent Degreaser? MnTAP Offers Free Cleaning/Degreasing Products for VOC Reduction

The University of Minnesota’s Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) is looking for companies to participate in pilot projects to reduce VOC emissions from solvent cleaning or degreasing. Participants will get a free supply of alternative product(s) and hands-on technical support to make sure the new products perform up to expectations and meet all your process needs. For more information on this limited time offer, contact Jane Paulson, MnTAP Sr. Engineer, 612.624.1826.

VSQG Collection Program

Waste disposal might just have gotten a little bit simpler for Ramsey County's Very Small Quantity Generators (VSQG)! A  VSQG collection program, located at Bay West, is now available.

For more information on licensing, invoicing, training, or other hazardous waste questions, call 651.266.1199 or ASK EH.

Hazardous Waste Management Ordinance (pdf) | HazWaste Quarterly (pdf)