Sunday, March 29, 2009

Spring Cleaning in Anoka County? Hazardous Waste and Compost Sites on Summer Hours

Whether you are ditching the hazardous waste when cleaning out the garage or dumping the leaves from an afternoon yard cleanup, Anoka county has you covered.

Got Hazardous Waste? If it is time for a trip to the Anoka County Household Hazardous Waste Facility (HHW) head to Blaine! The HHW is located at 3230 101st Ave NE in Blaine just west of the 35W and 95th Ave interchange and is open YEARROUND and is FREE to Anoka County Residents! CLICK HERE for Map and Directions.

Summer Hours (April through October)

Wednesday 2PM-8PM

Friday 9PM-3PM

Saturday 9PM-3PM

HHW accepts more than paint too. Drop off any household product that is labeled "Corrosive", "Flammable"," Poison", "Toxic" or "Warning". This includes old drain cleaner and mothballs from the hall closet and the insecticides and weed killer in the garage. Mercury thermometers, pool chemicals and used motor oil are also accepted. For a complete list of what is accepted at Anoka County the HHW Facility CLICK HERE.

Got Yard Waste?Acceptable materials include: leaves, grass clippings, weeds and soft-bodied green plant materials. No garbage allowed and must be debagged at the site.Cost $4.00 per load up to 4 cubic yards for Anoka County residents.

Bunker Hills Compost Site

Located at 13285 Hanson Blvd. Coon Rapids

Open April through November weather permitting.

Monday-Friday 10AM to 7PM (or Sunset if earlier)

Saturday 9AM to 5PM

Sunday 12PM to 5PM

Rice Lake Chain of Lakes Compost Site

Located at 7701 Main St, Lino Lakes

Tuesday 10AM to 7PM (or Sunset if earlier)

Thursday 10AM to 7PM (or Sunset if earlier)

Saturday 9AM to 5PM

Sunday 12PM to 5PM

Copyright 2009 Teri Eckholm