Household Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste Facility (HHWF)

First Come First Served - No Appointment Necessary

Chisago County operates a permanent household hazardous waste facility in North Branch. In order to encourage safe disposal of your household hazardous waste, the facility is centrally located in:

  • North Branch Industrial Park
    39649 Grand Avenue
    North Branch, MN
    Phone: 651-213-8920

**Please Note:  Phone Number 651-237-0912 is being phased out and will be disconnected. To contact us, please call 651-213-8920.

As the operation of this facility is funded in part by the solid waste management fee, Chisago County residents can participate at no charge. Residents of other East Central Solid Waste Commission (ECSWC) counties may participate as detailed below in the 'WHO' Tab for Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility Information.

Note: For loads larger than a full pickup truck, please call ahead and make an appointment, 651-213-8920.


  • From the intersection of State Highway 95 and County 30 in North Branch, go 1/2 mile north to Ash Street.
  • Turn right and go east 3/10 mile to Grand Avenue.
  • Turn left and go north to the 3rd building on the right. Look for the Chisago County HHWF sign.

Hours of Operation

  • Mondays, excluding holidays, Noon - 7:00 p.m.
  • Last Saturday of each month, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility Information

  1. Who
  2. What
  3. Where
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  5. Why
  6. How
  • Chisago County Residents can participate at no charge, as operation of the facility is funded in part by the solid waste management fee on their property taxes.
  • Isanti County Residents can participate at no charge, through a contracted agreement, if they provide a voucher obtained from the Isanti County Zoning Department, at the time of drop-off. Call the Isanti County Zoning Department at 763-689-5165.
  • Washington County Residents may participate at no charge as part of a reciprocity agreement.  
  • East Central Solid Waste Commission County Residents (Pine, Mille Lacs, and Kanabec) may participate with a minimum $70 charge, due at time of drop off, and must call 651-213-8920, Option #5 for an appointment. 
  • Businesses of Chisago County that fall under the “Minimal Generator” category: producing less than 100 lbs. of hazardous waste per year.  A convenient and economical disposal option.   Businesses must contact Paul Dennison, Household Hazardous Waste Facility Coordinator by calling 651-213-8922, for an appointment before dropping off business waste.
  • LINK to our 2009-1 Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Service Area Policy (PDF)