Hazardous Household Waste (HHW)

Goodhue County partners with Olmsted, Wabasha, and Dodge counties to provide a regional Household Hazardous Waste Management Program with collections at various sites throughout the summer months.

The Olmsted County Hazardous Waste Facility in Rochester accepts household hazardous waste year-round. 

HHW Collection Schedule

Red Wing

Cannon Falls

Goodhue

Pine Island

Wanamingo

Zumbrota

Hazardous Household Waste Guide

Material
Accepted?
Acids and Bases
Yes
Adhesives
Yes
Alkaline batteries
No
Can go in your regular garbage.
Antifreeze
Yes
Applicances
No
Contact the City of Red Wing Solid Waste Campus (651) 385-3658.
Art and craft paint
Yes
Auto Paint
Yes
Business Waste
No
Contact the Olmsted Hazardous Waste Facility at (507) 328-7078.
Button Batteries
No
Bring to the Recycling Center Monday - Friday 7AM - 3PM year-round.
Caulking compound, glue, adhesive
Yes
Cleaners
Yes
Deck coatings, floor paints (architectural)
Yes
You can also bring to the Recycling Center Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. year round.
Diesel fuel
Yes
Drain opener
Yes
Electronics
No
Contact the City of Red Wing Solid Waste Campus at (651) 385-3658.
Empty containers
No
Recycle or dispose of in the trash.
Epoxy
Yes
Explosives and ammunition
No
Contact Goodhue County Law Enforcement.
Field and lawn paints
Yes
You can also bring to the Recycling Center Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. year round.
Fluorescent bulbs
No
You can bring to the Recycling Center Monday-Friday 7AM-3PM year-round. Fee of $0.50 per bulb.
Full or partially full aerosol cans.
Yes
Herbicides
Yes
Incandescent light bulbs
No
Not hazardous.
Industrial (IM) coatings
Yes
Interior & exterior paint (architectural) latex, acrylic, water-based, alkyd, oil-based, enamel (including textured coatings)
Yes
You can also bring to the Recycling Center Monday-Friday 7AM-3PM year-round.
Lead acid batteries
No
Bring to the Recycling Center Monday-Friday 7AM-3PM year-round.
LED Bulbs
No
You can bring to the Recycling Center Monday-Friday 7AM-3PM year-round. Fee of $0.50 per bulb.
Lithium batteries (not from vehicles)
No
Bring to the Recycling Center Monday-Friday 7AM-3PM year-round.
Lithium-based electric vehicle batteries
No
Marine paint
Yes
Medical wastes
No
Contact your local clinic or hospital for disposal information.
Mercury items
Yes
Metal coatings, Rust preventatives (non-aerosol)
Yes
You can also bring to the Recycling Center Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. year-round.
Needles
No
Place in your regular garbage in a hard plastic bottle (like a laundry detergent bottle) that is taped shut and marked all over saying "SHARPS"
Ni-Cad, button, and rechargeable batteries
No
Bring to the Recycling Center Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. year-round.
OEM Shop paints and Finishes
Yes
Paint thinner and stripper
Yes
Pesticides
Yes
Prescription drugs
No
Contact Goodhue County Law Enforcement at 651-385-2600.
Soaps
No
Not hazardous.
Solar panels
No
Spot removers
Yes
Stains (architectural)
Yes
You can also bring to the Recycling Center Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. year-round.
Strong chemicals
Yes
Tires
No
Contact the City of Red Wing Solid Waste Campus at (651) 385-3658
Toner
No
Dispose of in the trash or recycle through manufacturer.
Unleaded gas
Yes
Used motor oil
No
Bring to the Recycling Center Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. year-round.
Used oil filters
No
Bring to the Recycling Center Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. year-round.
Waterproofing concrete/masonry/wood sealers
Yes
Not tar or bitumen-based, can also bring to the Recycling Center Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. year-round.

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