Household chemicals, hazardous waste, scrap metal, and paint are all examples of items that should not be put in the trash. These items can be brought to The Recycling Zone for proper recycling.

The Recycling Zone is located at:
3365 Dodd Rd (South Highway 149)
Eagan, MN 55121

Household chemicals and hazardous waste accepted

  • Aerosols
  • Antifreeze
  • Auto batteries
  • Batteries (all rechargeable, single-use, and button cell)
  • Bug killer
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fireworks
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Gasoline
  • Home sharps (needles, syringes, lancets)*
  • Household cleaners
  • Lawn and garden products
  • Mercury thermometers
  • Paint
  • Pool and spa chemicals 
  • Propane and helium tanks/gas cylinders
  • Thermostats
  • Used oil/filters
  • Weed killer
  • Most products labeled dangerous, flammable, poison, combustible or corrosive

*Place sharps into a rigid container such as plastic laundry detergent bottle with the lid taped shut and label the container "Do not recycle: household sharps."


We are a small community proud of our heritage and committed to the preservation of our pristine, rural character. We cherish our privacy, yet know we are part of a thriving Dakota County and the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area. With these partnerships in mind, we strive to preserve that unique spirit which is Sunfish Lake, Minnesota.