Monday, April 13, 2015

Dakota County residents can dispose of hazardous waste, electronics at no cost during events

Dakota County residents have two upcoming opportunities to safely dispose of their household hazardous waste and electronics at no cost. The following drop-off events are planned:
 
  • Saturday, April 25, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., Cal Ruedy Public Works Facility, 1225 Progress Drive, Hastings
  • Saturday, May 2, 9 a.m.–2 p.m., Central Maintenance Facility, 7570 179th St. W., Lakeville
 
Items that will be accepted at no cost from Dakota County residents include, but are not limited to: paint, fluorescent bulbs, fertilizers, pesticides, rechargeable batteries, solvents, gasoline, oil, televisions, cellphones, computers, coffee makers, toaster ovens and vacuums. No yard, business or farm waste will be accepted.
 
Dakota County partners with its cities on multiple hazardous waste drop-off events throughout the year to make it convenient for residents to properly dispose of household wastes that don't belong in the trash.
 
For more information or to see a complete list of accepted items, visit www.dakotacounty.us and search hazardous waste events.

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