Environmental Center


4039 Cottage Grove Drive,  Woodbury, MN 55129


  • Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. 
  • Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Closed: New Year's Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Friday after Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

Open to residents of Washington, Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, and Scott counties. 

Drop-off Procedures

  • Stay in your vehicle.
  • Place items for drop-off in the trunk, rear of SUV, or cargo bed. 
  • Keep items you do not want us to take separate from items you are dropping off.
  • Provide your zip code to the attendant. No driver’s license is required.

Items Accepted 

Other Services

Helpful Resources 

Tours Are Available

Ever wondered about where all the household hazardous waste you drop off goes to? Now is your chance to find out! Come get a behind the scenes tour of the Washington County Environmental Center! Tours are open to groups of at least 5 people and no more than 25. Call 651-275-7475 for more information or to schedule a tour. 

North Environmental Center

A new second environmental center will be built near Highway 61 and Headwaters Parkway in Forest Lake. Learn more about the project.

Contact Us

Phone: 651-275-7475
Email Environmental Center