Disposal Options

Washington County Environmental Center

The Washington County Environmental Center provides free and convenient disposal of household hazardous waste, electronics, and recyclables. The center is open to residents of Washington, Anoka, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, and Ramsey counties.  

Listed below are many of the items accepted at the Environmental Center. To learn more, visit the Washington County’s Environmental Center website

Location & Hours

4039 Cottage Grove Drive, Woodbury
  • Tuesdays:  11 AM to 7 PM
  • Thursdays: 8 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Fridays: 8 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Saturdays: 8 AM to 2 PM

Automotive & Recreational Vehicles

  • Aerosol cleaners, degreasers, lubricants & starting fluid
  • Antifreeze
  • Brake fluid
  • Gasoline & Kerosene
  • Power steering fluid
  • Propane tanks
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Transmission oil
  • Used motor oil & filters

Electronics

  • Cell phones
  • Computers
  • Computer monitors
  • DVD & VCR players
  • Fax machines
  • Printers
  • Keyboards
  • Mice
  • Computer speakers
  • Televisions

Home Improvement & Construction

  • Concrete cleaner
  • Driveway sealer
  • Paint, latex & oil based
  • Paint remover, stripper, thinner
  • Spray paint
  • Roofing tar
  • Stain & varnish
  • Wood preservatives

Other Household

  • Drain cleaner
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fluorescent light bulb & tubes
  • Mothballs
  • Nail polish & remover
  • Oven cleaner
  • Spot removers
  • Mercury thermometers & thermostats
  • Used cooking oil
  • Bug spray
  • Fertilizer with weed killer
  • Insect / ant / roach killer
  • Pool chemicals
  • Rodent bait
  • Weed killer
  • Partially filled aerosol cans
  • Cleaners contained words: caution, warning, danger, poison