Hazardous Waste - Clean Sweep

We do NOT accept hazardous waste year-round 

***Do not drop-off hazardous waste at the highway shop 
outside of the Clean Sweep collection dates***

2020 Hazardous Waste Collection Event 

We have extended the hours for the fall Clean Sweep event.

Thursday, Sept. 24th and Friday, Sept. 25th 

Location: 

  • St. Croix County Highway Shop  |  666 E Hwy 12, Town of Hudson
  • See below for map and directions

Date & Time:

Thursday, Sept 24    Households that need later hours:     3:00-7:00 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 25        Households with flexible schedules:    noon-5:00 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 25        Businesses, Churches & Farms:           9:00-11:30 a.m.

Households

Households DO NOT need to pre-register.
Households will only be charged for paints and stains.

Businesses + Churches

Businesses and Churches MUST pre-register using this fillable form (PDF). Open to businesses who generate less than 220 pounds of hazardous waste per month and have less than 2,205 pounds in storage. This collection operates on a fee for service basis

Farms

Farms MUST pre-register using this fillable form (PDF).
Farms will only be charged for paints and stains.


Map & Directions

Clean Sweep Map

GPS navigation has a difficult time finding the St. Croix County Highway Shop, please use these directions.

  • From Hudson: Head East on I-94 and take Exit 4 Highway 12/Highway U. Turn Left on Highway 12 and proceed north for 1.5 miles. Turn Right at the Stoplight to stay on Highway 12. Travel 0.75 miles and the St. Croix County Highway Shop will be on your left.
  • From Baldwin: Head West on Highway 12 for 16 miles. The St. Croix County Highway Shop will be on your right. If you reach the stoplight at Highway 12 and Highway U, near Arrow Building Center and Norlake, you have gone too far.
  • From New Richmond: Head south on Highway 65 for 9 miles. Turn right on to Highway 12 and travel 6.5 miles. The St. Croix County Highway Shop will be on your right. If you reach the stoplight at Highway 12 and Highway U, near Arrow Building Center and Norlake, you have gone too far.
  • From River Falls: Head north on Highway 35 towards Hudson. Merge on to I-94 eastbound towards Eau Claire. Take Exit 4 Highway 12/Highway U. Turn Left on Highway 12 and proceed north for 1.5 miles. Turn right at the stoplight to stay on Highway 12. Travel 0.75 miles and the St. Croix County Highway Shop will be on your left.

Items Accepted

Clean Sweep accepts the following items for free except those marked in bold:

For a more complete list of items that are ACCEPTED

Items Not Accepted

Clean Sweep does not accept the following:

  • Appliances (collection events in June and September) 
  • Electronics (collection events in June and September)
  • Tires (collection events in June and September)
  • Automotive batteries (check with your local battery retailer or auto service)
  • Motor oil (check with your local auto service)
  • Biological & medical waste, needles & sharps  
    (check with your local hospitals or medical clinics)
  • Explosives — gunpowder, ammunition & fireworks
    (bring to your local police department)
  • Spray foam insulation cylinders (only if completely empty,
    can go to a scrap metal recycle site or returned to manufacturer)

For a more complete list of items that are NOT ACCEPTED

Year-Round Hazardous Waste Disposal Resources
contact directly for appointment + fees