Chemicals / Hazardous Waste

Clean Sweep Hazardous Waste Program

Fall 2018 Clean Sweep: Friday, September 28, 2018

Location: 

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

Date & Time:

Friday, September 28:

  • 9-11 am (Farms & Businesses)
  • 12-6 pm (Households)

Businesses

Businesses must pre-register using this fillable form (PDF) by Friday, September 21, 2018. 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) by Friday, September 21, 2018. Farms will only be charged for latex paint.

Household

Fees

  • Latex Paint - 5 gallon: $25
  • Latex Paint - 1 gallon: $5
  • Latex Paint - Quart: $2
  • Latex Paint - Pint: Free

Fees are based on the size of the can, not the volume within the can.

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:

  • 1 pound and 20 pound propane cylinders
  • Aerosol cans
  • Air fresheners
  • Cement and glues
  • Cleaners and spot removers
  • Corrosives and lye
  • Drain and toilet bowl cleaners
  • Fertilizers
  • Fluorescent lights
  • Household batteries
  • Latex Paint
  • Mercury thermometers and thermostats
  • Oil filters
  • Oil paint / shellac / varnish / stains
  • Old fuel
  • Paint stripper and solvents
  • PCB’s
  • Pesticides and insecticides and herbicides
  • Roofing tar

This list covers most items that are accepted but you can view a more complete list (PDF).

Items Not Accepted

Clean Sweep does not accept the following:

  • Appliances
  • Automotive batteries
  • Biological / medical / infectious wastes
  • Electronics
  • Explosives (gunpowder, ammunition & fireworks)
  • Foam Insulation Cylinders
  • Motor oil
  • Needles and sharps
  • Tires