Amount of hazardous waste and electronics collected
Properly disposing of leftover chemicals, household products, and electronic devices helps protect the environment and people’s health. Dakota County collects electronics and household hazardous waste (paints, pesticides, acids/bases, solvents, batteries, fluorescent bulbs, and other miscellaneous chemicals) at The Recycling Zone and during four, one-day collection events.
Hazardous waste: 1,917,131 pounds
Electronics: 1,809,687 pounds