Business Hazardous Waste & VSQG Program

The Program


A Very Small Quantity Generator (VSQG) is not necessarily a small company. This classification refers to the amount of hazardous waste generated, not the size of the company or institution.
  • To be a VSQG, a business or organization must generate 660 pounds of hazardous waste or less per year
  • For businesses with accumulated wastes, there is a one-time cleanout allowance
  • Wastes accepted by appointment only
The Blue Earth County VSQG program will help
  • Dispose of hazardous waste safely
  • Dispose of hazardous waste affordably
Blue Earth County can assist in the entire process
  • Apply for an Environmental Protection Agency Identification Number
  • Provide an information packet and application form
  • Provide guidelines and labels for transportation (business transports)
  • Set up an appointment for drop-off
  • Make arrangements for payment of disposal costs
Go to VSQG Wastes page for a partial list of accepted wastes