Where are the landfills and transfer stations in my area?
There are several landfills and transfer stations in Dakota County that are open to the public. These facilities accept non-hazardous wastes such as garbage, bulky items, remodeling waste and other solid waste. They do NOT accept hazardous waste, tires and yard waste. Call for hours, specifics on materials accepted and associated fees. You can find a current list of these facilities on the Dakota County website.
Where can I get rid of household appliances?
Hastings residents can contact Tennis Sanitation at 651-459-1887 or another appliance recycler for disposal of major appliances (air conditioners, refrigerators, microwaves, water heaters, etc.)
Also, Hastings Sears offers a free recycling program for all appliances. No purchase is required. They do not offer a pickup service, but will assist with unloading at the store during store hours. No electronics accepted. For more information, please call the store at 651-480-1332.
Small household electronics (coffee pots, toasters, vacuum cleaners, irons, cameras, etc.) can be donated if still in good condition or brought to The Recycling Zone for free disposal.
I don't live within Hastings' city limits. What recycling/disposal resources are available to me?
If you live in a township within Dakota County, you may contact Renee Burman at 952-891-7042 or Renee.Burman@co.dakota.mn.us for questions regarding recycling and disposal of yard waste, household hazardous waste, appliances, or other items.
I am a business owner... Where can I recycle and properly dispose of hazardous waste?
The Recycling Zone offers special programs for business owners. There are also resources available for reusing and reducing waste. Please visit their website for more information.