Lakeville Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day
Dakota County and the City of Lakeville are hosting their annual Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day on Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Lakeville Central Maintenance Facility (CMF). The drop off is open to all Dakota County Residents.
Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM
Location: Lakeville Central Maintenance Facility
7570 179th Street West
Items accepted for FREE:
- Household hazardous waste: aerosols, antifreeze, batteries (all types), driveway sealer, fluorescent light bulbs, gasoline/fuels, household cleaners, lawn and garden products, oil and oil filters, paint, paint strippers and thinners, pesticides, propane tanks/gas cylinders, thermometers, thermostats, varnish and stains, and most things labeled: dangerous, flammable, combustible, poisonous or corrosive
- Electronics: answering machines, cell phones, computer equipment, copiers, DVD players, game systems, hard drives, laptops, MP3/iPods, desktop printers, radios (TVs and computer monitors accepted for a fee)
- Small household electronics: blenders (remove jar), bread makers, cameras, clocks, coffee makers (remove carafe), electric knives, electric toothbrushes, fans, food sealing equipment, fryers, hair dryers, heaters, holiday lights/cords, irons, mixers, remotes, sewing machines, toaster ovens, vacuum cleaners (no bags)
- Document destruction: confidentially destroyed by a certified shredding company. Accepted items: copy/fax paper, mail, envelopes, notepad/legal paper, file folders, notes. Paper clips and staples okay
Items accepted for a fee (cash or check only)
- Appliances ($25 per unit): air conditioners, dehumidifiers, dishwashers, freezers, furnaces, garbage disposals, heat pumps, humidifiers, ranges/stoves, refrigerators, trash compactors, washers/dryers, water heaters/softeners. Microwaves will be $10
- Electronics ($10 per unit): TVs and computer monitors
- Mattress/box springs ($30 each): any size or condition. NO futons or air mattresses
How to prepare for a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event:
- Remove all batteries from electronics
- Pack HHW in cardboard boxes so that it does not spill during transport. Be prepared to leave your container and boxes
- Put like chemicals together. Seperate unlike chemicals
- Label materials that are not in their original containers
- Make sure containers are not leaking and lids are tightly sealed
- Put your boxes in your trunk, away from passengers during transport. Remove all other items from trunk
- At the event, trained personnel will ask you to remain in your car while they remove the HHW from your trunk.
Items NOT ACCEPTED at this event
- NO carpet: for disposal of carpet and carpet padding, click here
- NO furniture: for reuse options of furniture in good condition, click here. For disposal options, click here
- NO ammonia-gas appliances (such as RV appliances): ammonia-power appliances can be brought to JR's Advanced Recycling for a fee. For more information, click here
- NO yard waste: for a list of local yard waste sites, click here
- NO tires: tires may be brought to The Recycling Zone for a small fee
- NO scrap metal: for disposal of scrap metal, click here
- NO business waste (including home-based businesses)
For more information, visit www.lakevillemn.gov or call 952-985-4400
Lakeville joins Dakota Valley Recycling!
Dakota Valley Recycling (DVR) is excited to announce the addition of Lakeville to their multi-city recycling department. Lakeville joined the cities of Apple Valley, Burnsville and Eagan on Jan. 1, 2017.
DVR will now provide recycling, composting and waste disposal information to residents and businesses in Lakeville in addition to the work that will continue in Apple Valley, Burnsville, and Eagan. DVR will also help coordinate a number of annual events including the Lakeville Household Hazardous Waste event in the spring.
Live Greenery Disposal
Once you've cleaned up for the holiday season, there are a number of ways to dispose of live greenery, such as trees, garlands and wreaths.
Missed the Drop-Off Day? Other Options for Your Stuff
This year's Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Day has come and gone, but you have options for properly disposing of hazardous waste, electronics, and appliances year-round.
Household Hazardous Waste such as aerosols, auto batteries, cleaners, fire extinguishers, fluorescent bulbs/tubes, gasoline, lawn chemicals, paint, pesticides, propane cylinders, rechargeable batteries, thermostats, used oil/filters, and most products labeled dangerous, corrosive, flammable, poison, or combustible.
Electronics such as televisions, VCRs, DVD players, computers, computer monitors, printers, computer accessories, stereos, digital cameras, fax equipment, electronic gaming systems, cell phones and other miscellaneous electronic devices. TV's and computer monitors will be $10 each to recycle.
Misc. Electric Household Items such as vaccuum cleaners, carpet sweepers, coffee makers, blenders (without glass), mixers, bread makers, fryers, food sealing equipment, electric knives, clothes irons, shaving equipment, hair dryers, VHS tapes, holiday lights, space heaters, radios, clocks, telephones, fans, cameras, toaster ovens, microwaves and misc. electric tools (drills, sanders, etc). Batteries must be removed from all devices.
Appliances such as air conditioners, clothes washers, clothes dryers, hot water heaters, water softeners, garbage disposals, microwaves, trash compactors, stoves/ovens, furnaces, heat pumps, refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers and dishwashers.
- Have major appliances picked up from your home by an appliance recycler, or bring them directly to an appliance recycling facility.
Scrap Metal such as lawn mowers, snow blowers and power tools (fluids MUST be drained), bicycles, metal grills (separate propane tank for HHW disposal) metal lawn furniture and other scrap metal items.
Carpet: for disposal of carpet and carpet padding, click here.
Mattresses: for reuse or recycling options for mattresses, click here.
Ammonia-gas appliances (such as RV appliances): ammonia-powered appliances can be brought to JR's Advanced Recycling for a fee. For more information, click here.
Still have questions about how to get rid of your unwanted stuff? Call the recycling department at 952-895-4559 or send us an email.