Where can I bring paints, aerosols, and other household hazardous wastes?
All household hazardous waste materials such as paints, aerosols, batteries, light bulbs, cleaners and more can go to The Recycling Zone in Eagan (3365 Dodd Road) to be properly disposed of for free. The Recycling Zone is the Dakota County facility that is open year round as a resource for metro-county residents. Dakota County residents may visit The Recycling Zone or any metro-county facility during open hours year round.
The Recycling Zone is open the following hours:
Wednesday: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Thursday: Noon- 8 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
For more information including a full list of accepted materials, visit the Dakota County webpage here.