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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Winter Appointments Accepted to Dispose of Household Hazardous Waste

2020 hhw winter appts

The Blue Earth County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility will be taking winter appointments for county residents wishing to drop off their household hazardous waste items during the winter months.  Appointments will be available to residents of Blue Earth, Le Sueur and Nicollet Counties beginning on Tuesday, December 1st.


Although the facility is currently closed for the season for general collection, winter drop-off appointments give residents an opportunity to properly dispose of waste without having to store items until April when the facility reopens for its regular business hours. 


Appointments will be available for Blue Earth, Le Sueur and Nicollet County residents on Tuesday afternoons from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. from December 1 to February 23. Residents with appointments can enter through the east gate and drive to the back of the facility. Proof of county residency will be required upon arrival with a license, utility bill, tax document, or any other form of residency identification. Please note that the Product Reuse area of the facility will not be available during winter appointments.  


To make an appointment, residents may contact Blue Earth County Property & Environmental Resources at (507) 304-4251. 


The HHW Facility located at 651 Summit Avenue in Mankato accepts household wastes free of charge from Blue Earth, Le Sueur and Nicollet County residents. Paints, household cleaners, yard/gardening products, certain automotive products, caulking material, fluorescent bulbs, and aerosols are just some examples of the products accepted. 


For more information on the HHW Facility and a list of accepted items, please visit

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