The Stearns County Household Hazardous Waste Facility is conveniently located approximately three blocks south of the Stearns County Service Center. The address is 3601 5th Street South, Waite Park, MN 56387. If you prefer, download a map and directions to the Household Hazardous Waste Facility. (216 Kb Acrobat PDF, opens in a new window)
The facility is open Mondays 8-5 and Tuesday through Friday 8-4:30. It is also open the third Saturday of each month from 8am until noon.
Their phone number is (320) 255-6140 or (800) 450-6140. Residents may drop off hazardous products such as paint, solvents, pesticides, fluorescent bulbs and child car seats.
The building includes a drive-through bay for dropping off materials for disposal. This means residents don't have to go out into the elements when dropping off products. It also provides weather protection for workers and collected products.
The Reuse Store for useable paint and other household products operates at this facility. Residents may come in and take products, still in good condition, for reuse in their own home for free! The facility is stocked with products that other residents have turned in for disposal or reuse.