Solid Waste - Household Hazardous Waste

Household hazardous wastes are waste materials that can be harmful to human health and or the environment if used, stored, or thrown away improperly. These wastes are the leftovers from common household products we all have in our homes. To protect our environment, do not dispose of household hazardous waste products in your trash, down your sewers, or on the ground.

Residents of Sherburne County may dispose of their HHW, FREE OF CHARGE at:

  • Tri-County Household Hazardous Waste Facility
    3601 5th Street South
    Waite Park, MN 56387
    Phone: 800-450-6140
  • 2015 Collection Events
    Sherburne County residents may also take advantage of the mobile collection events.
    2015 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events
    check back in the spring for more information

Products accepted:

The following is a list of the most common household hazardous waste products, which are accepted at the locations noted above.

  • Adhesives
  • Aerosols
  • Automotive Chemicals No Motor Oil - more info
  • Car Batteries
  • Cleaners
  • Fuels (Gasoline, Diesel, Etc.)
  • Fluorescent Bulbs (limit 10 bulbs per vehicle)
  • Garden Chemicals
  • Mercury
  • Mothballs
  • Paints
  • Poison
  • Pool/Spa Chemicals
  • Roofing Tar
  • Sealers

Products NOT accepted:

The following is a list of products which will NOT be accepted at the locations noted above.

  • Appliances
  • Asbestos Containing Items
  • Business Waste
  • Commercial Waste
  • Demolition Debris
  • Drywall Compound
  • Electronics
  • Explosives
  • Furniture
  • Household
  • Garbage
  • Medical Waste
  • Motor Oil, Filters, Anti-Freeze more info
  • Pharmaceutical Waste
  • Tires
  • Unknown Items

Agricultural Pesticides

Pre-registered farmers may bring their unwanted agricultural pesticides to these collection events for free disposal. For transportation planning purposes, pre-registration is required by calling John Exner at 763-765-4466 to inventory the amount of agricultural pesticides being delivered for disposal.
Residential Households do not need to pre-register.

*Used Oil

Used Oil, Oil Filters & Anti-Freeze may be delivered to one of seven disposal locations established throughout the County. Visit to find a used oil collection site near you.

Zoning Admin Contact:

Sherburne County Govt Center
ATTN: Zoning Administration
13880 Business Center Dr NW
Elk River, MN 55330-1692

Office Location & Hours

Phone: 763-765-4450
Fax: 763-765-4467