Hazardous Waste Disposal

Waseca County HHW season is May through September, on Wednesdays 8am to 3pm and the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each of these months from 8am to Noon.

Facility & Restrictions

The Waseca County Hazardous Waste Facility can only accept hazardous materials from residents of Waseca County. Our facility does not and cannot accept business waste. These types of waste must be taken to Rice County for disposal. We also accept agriculture materials for disposal from county residents. There is no charge for this service.

The first rule about hazardous products is to avoid them if possible or use them up for their intended purposes. Improper use or disposal can be harmful to human health and the environment. The following signal words on the container label usually mean it contains hazardous chemicals:

  • Danger / Caution / Warning / Poison
  • Flammable / Combustible / Contains Petroleum Distillates
  • Toxic / Corrosive
  • Contains Acid
  • Causes Burns to the Skin
  • Protect Skin and Eyes

Common examples include paint, thinners, stains, varnish, paint removers, cleaners, pesticides, adhesives, old gasoline, etc.