6502 State Road 16     La Crosse, WI 54601     (608) 785-9999
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Walk-ins (Citizens Only)
NOTE: Hours for 2013 have changed
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM  
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday   Noon - 4:00 PM    
1st & 3rd Saturday 9:00 AM - Noon
 By appointment only


11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

(Businesses and large residential loads given Priority)


(call 785-9999 for appointment)


8:00 AM - Noon
(Businesses and large residential loads given Priority)


(call 785-9999 for appointment)

Fridays and Holidays




2014 Annual HHM Report to Stakeholders Final

Safe Transportation of Household Hazardous Materials

  1. If possible, bring items in their original containers, or clearly mark contents on container.  If you do not know what is in the container, tell the attendant.
  2. Tighten all covers and lids. 
  3. NEVER MIX CHEMICALS! They may be fine separately, but together they could produce toxic fumes, heat, cause a fire or explosion.
  4. If container is leaking, pack it separately it in a leak-proof container (i.e. pail or tub), with absorbent material in the bottom.
  5. To ensure passenger safety, materials should not be loaded into the passenger compartment of a vehicle.
  6. Put waste containers, upright, in a sturdy container and place them securely in the trunk or back of a truck or van.
  7. Do not put different types of materials into a plastic bag. 
  8. Read and follow all directions when you arrive at the Household Hazardous Materials Facility.
  9. If you have any questions about the best way to transport a material call, 608-785-9999 before you visit.


Household Users with Large Loads

In order to best serve our customers, please schedule an appointment if you have
a load that is larger than 250 pounds.  Call 608-785-9999 with questions or to schedule an appointment


HHM Report to Stakeholders

You Can Reduce Your Household Hazardous Materials
The best way to deal with household hazardous materials is to avoid creating it. The following tips can help you do just that.

  • Purchase Less. Buy only the amount you need, even if a larger container offers a price discount.
  • Use it up. Use up all of the products you have before you buy any more. Most products do not expire.
  • Simplify. Use multi-purpose cleaners rather than having a full collection of specialized products.
  • Use safer alternatives. Buy less-toxic alternatives. Avoid the ones with the words "poison" or "danger" on the label.
    These safer items can be found in your local grocery store.
Follow these links to learn about safer alternatives.

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