The Houston County Recycling Center located at 105 North Grant Street in Houston, MN is hosting a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event from 9:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday, May 14, 2022. FREE disposal of qualifying household paint in one gallon containers or smaller and FREE disposal of qualifying residential or agricultural chemicals with a limit of 200 lbs. per household. Interested businesses and large quantity generators should contact the County prior to the event.
Medications, e-waste, used oil, antifreeze, and batteries will not be accepted. Prescription medication drop-off boxes are located at the Houston County Sheriff’s Office and at La Crescent City Hall.
Customers are to remain in their vehicles and arrive at the site with items in the vehicle’s trunk, bed or trailer. See fee schedule below for items being disposed of.
The collection is provided to residents of Houston County with support from the MN Pollution Control Agency, The MN Department of Agriculture, PaintCare Inc., and La Crosse County.