Hennepin County will offer five household hazardous waste collection events in 2015

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Angela Ziobro, Environment and Energy, 612-348-9850
Philip Hussong, Communications, 612-348-3735      

News release

Hennepin County will offer five household hazardous waste collection events in 2015

Hennepin County and its partner cities will sponsor five separate three-day household hazardous waste collection events for residents in 2015. Accepted items will include household lawn and garden products, products containing mercury, and fuel waste. 

Hazardous wastes will be accepted from households only. The county will NOT be accepting electronics at the scheduled collection events, nor waste from businesses. 

Each collection event will take place between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday through Saturday:

May 14-16
City of Minnetonka – Public Works Department
11522 Minnetonka Blvd.
Minnetonka, MN  55305

June 11-13
City of St. Louis Park – SLP Middle School
2025 Texas Ave. S.
St. Louis Park, MN  55426

July 9-11
City of Minneapolis
340 27th Ave. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418

August 20-22
City of Minneapolis—PW Garage Snelling Ave.
3607 44th St. E
Minneapolis, MN 55404

September 17-19
City of Shorewood –Public Works Site
24200 Smithtown Road
Shorewood, MN 55331

Hennepin County also provides residents with drop-off facilities that are open year-round at 1400 W. 96th St., Bloomington and 8100 Jefferson Highway, Brooklyn Park.

For a complete list of acceptable and non-acceptable items or more information on drop-off facilities, call 612-348-3777 or visit www.hennepin.us/collectionevents. 

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