Household Hazardous Waste Facility

Products, such as paints, cleaners, oils, batteries, and pesticides can contain hazardous ingredients and require special care for disposal and must not go into the regular garbage.  Carlton County residents may bring their household hazardous waste, free of charge, during facility hours.

Households Only

This facility accepts hazardous waste from Carlton County households only. Hazardous waste from businesses or other institutions is not accepted. Businesses and institution need to contact a private contractor, such as Clean Shop to properly dispose of their hazardous waste.

Hours and Location

The Household Hazardous Waste Facility is located at the Carlton County Transfer Station at 1950 Hwy 210, Carlton. 

Due to staffing issues we are ONLY open select Tuesdays from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM.  Please call in advance to see if we are open or check with our Facebook page.

WLSSD in West Duluth operates a year-round HHW facility. 

Acceptable Materials

  • Latex paint
  • Oil paint
  • Stain and varnish
  • Pesticides (herbicides, fungicides, insecticides)
  • Gasoline & other fuels
  • Solvents
  • Mercury (thermometers, thermostats, and other mercury containing items)
  • Pool chemicals
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Rechargeable batteries   
  • Cleaners

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