Where do you get rid of old fertilizer? What do you do with unwanted paint or pesticides? Ramsey County offers a safe alternative to dispose of household hazardous waste (HHW).
Hazardous waste, including fluorescent and mercury vapor lamps, mercury thermostats and switches, old gasoline, paint and lead paint chips, solvents, pesticides, antifreeze, motor oil and filters, or any products labeled poisonous, flammable or corrosive, can be disposed of at no cost.The HHW mobile collection sites located throughout Ramsey County will be open on Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Staff recommends that you visit mid-afternoon when traffic is usually low.Ramsey County HHW Mobile Collection Locations• May – Arden Hills, 1352 Ben Franklin Road• June – Roseville, 1725 Kent Street• July – Arden Hills, 1352 Ben Franklin Road• August – Saint Paul, 848 Pleasant Ave.• September, after Labor Day – Saint Paul 1660 Como Ave. • October – Maplewood, 1850 White Bear Ave.Ramsey County also has a year-round HHW collection site located at 5 Empire Drive in Saint Paul. For more information, visit RamseyRecycles.com/hhw or call Ramsey County’s 24/7 hotline at 651-633-EASY (3279).