Household hazardous waste
Fargo residents can bring household hazardous waste to our facility year-round at no charge during regular business hours. Household hazardous waste (HHW) includes items labeled danger, toxic, poisonous, corrosive or flammable such as paints, thinners, stains, varnish, drain and oven cleaners, poisons, automotive fluids, weed and insect killer, fluorescent light bulbs and ballasts, etc. These materials (in household quantities), among others, are accepted at the city's permanent HHW facility.
The HHW facility also accepts one computer set (tower, monitor and accessories) as well as one television per resident, per month.
The City of Fargo does not pick-up electronics or household hazardous waste products during Cleanup Week.
2013 Electronics Recycling Event
THe 2013 Electronics recycling event will be Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring your items to the Solid Waste Facility at 2301 8th Ave. N. Please call 241-1449 for more information.
The HHW building is located at 606 - 43 1/2 St. N. in Fargo. The facility is just east of the landfill and compost site, on the south side of 7th Ave.
Year-round facility hours:
- Mondays and Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Second Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon.
Businesses can call 281-8915 to schedule an appointment to drop off waste at the facility.