Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility
Open December - End of February
Tuesday 12 - 4 pm
Thursday 12 - 4 pm
* Product Reuse Area is closed at this time.
Safely Storing Hazardous Products in Winter:
- Do NOT store products where they can freeze.
- Keep products away from heat sources, such as furnaces. Many hazardous items release dangerous gases or can catch fire if exposed to a heat source.
- Keep products in containers with a label attached to identify product.
- Do not mix products.
- Keep out of reach of children and pets.
Hours of Operation
2023 Season Opens Tuesday, April 4th
Open April - End of October
Tuesday 12 - 6 PM
Wednesday 12 - 4 PM
Thursday 12 - 4 PM
Second Saturday 8 AM - 12:30 PM
Product Reuse Center
Tuesdays 12 - 6 PM
About the ProgramThe Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) program operates with a permit from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. It is permitted to accept wastes from households only, located in Blue Earth, Nicollet and Le Sueur Counties, 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
The Household Hazardous Waste Facility is located at:
651 Summit Avenue
Mankato, MN 56001
Below is a partial listing of products accepted at the HHW facility:
|Aerosol Cans||Furniture polishes|
|Aluminum Cleaners||Household cleaners|
|Ammonia-based cleaners||Metal polish with solvents|
|Bug/insect sprays||Oven cleaners|
|Fire Extinguishers||Floor care products|
|Battery acids||Motor oil|
|Car waxes||Oil filters|
|Caulking compounds||Paint thinners|
|Charcoal lighter fluid||Roofing tars|
|Artists' paints & mediums||Lighter fluids|
|Button batteries||Moth balls|
|Decorative light strings||Photographic chemicals|
|Dry cleaning solvents||Propane tanks (up to 40 lbs. or less)|
|Extension cords||Rat poisons|
|Farm pesticides||Rechargeable batteries|
|Fertilizers||Swimming pool acids|
|Fiberglass epoxies||Thermometers (Mercury)|
|Ink/toner cartridges||Weed killers|