The Anoka County Public Health and Environmental Services Department licenses hazardous waste generators in order to protect the environment and people from exposure to hazardous materials. The regulations are outlined in the Anoka County Hazardous Waste Management Ordinance and Minnesota Rules, Chapter 7045 Opens a New Window. .
Report hazardous waste and oil spills to the Minnesota Duty Officer 24-hours a day at 651-649-5451 or toll free at 800-422-0798.
A hazardous waste generator is a business or other non-household entity that generates hazardous waste. To find out if your business needs a license, view the Basic Hazardous Waste Requirements for Businesses from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Steps to applying are as follows:
SBEAP helps Minnesota businesses comply with environmental rules, reduce wastes and emissions, and reduce regulatory obligations. Their focus is on small businesses that are independently owned and operated, have fewer than 100 employees and are not major sources of waste or emissions.