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.
  • Face masks are recommended while inside the building. Disposable masks will be available at the front desk.

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.