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With consideration of the above factors, Scott County uses the following guidelines for children who are unsupervised or who provide supervision to younger children. Click here for general guidelines.
Televisions of all sizes are accepted free of charge for residents of Scott, Dakota, and LeSueur counties.
* Businesses disposing of televisions and other electronics are subject to disposal fees
The Scott County HHW accepts household appliances for free from residents, however fees do apply for commercial appliances, as well as ammonia (gas) appliances and businesses disposing of appliances.
The Scott County HHW accepts treadmills for a $25 fee.
* Cash, Check or Credit is accepted
All types of tires are accepted at the Scott County HHW, however fees may apply for tires larger than residential car or truck tires.
Scott County HHW does not accept mattresses.
There are several locations that accept mattresses and box springs in and around Scott County (Fees may apply).
Dem-Con Landfill - Shakopee (http://dem-con.com)
Buckingham Companies- Prior Lake (www.buckinghamcompanies.com)
Certified Recycling - Burnsville (www.certifiedrecycling.org)
Bridging - Bloomington (www.Bridging.org)
Yes, we accept all sizes of lawn mowers (including riding lawn mowers). They need to be drained of gasoline and oil at time of drop-off or we will charge a $5-$10 assistance fee to drain them (depending on size).
The Scott County HHW does not accept cardboard. However, there are several options to get rid of larger quantities of cardboard at little to no cost. Some disposal options for cardboard are listed below:
Buckingham Companies - Prior Lake - 5980 Credit River Rd. - (952) 226-6444
24 Hour Drop-off Sites:401 Rice St. S - Jordan (Mini-Met baseball field)
27252 Helena Blvd - New Prague (Lakers NPS)
Coffee makers and Keurigs are not currently recyclable and can be placed in your household garbage.
The Scott County HHW does not accept furniture. You can dispose of furniture at one of these locations for a fee.
The Scott County HHW does not accept plastic bags. You can dispose of your plastic bags at one of the following locations:
Treated wood is not accepted at the Scott County HHW but can be disposed at one of the following locations:
Buckingham Companies - 5980 Credit River Rd, Prior Lake - (952) 226-6444
Burnsville Landfill - 2650 Cliff Road, Burnsville - (952) 894-4807
Dem- Con Landfill - 13020 Dem-Con Drive, Shakopee - (952) 445-5755
Elk River Landfill - 22460 Hwy 169, Elk River - (763) 44-2464
Pine Bend Landfill- 2495 117th St. E, Inver Grove Heights (651) 457-2778
If you are unsure if you have a De-humidifier or humidifier, please bring it to the Scott County HHW so we can give direction on how to properly dispose of it.
Metal storm doors are generally lined with wood, and therefore cannot be accepted as scrap metal. The wood, combined with the glass on most doors makes them a solid waste item, and not a candidate for metal recycling
Buckingham Companies - 5980 Credit River Road, Prior Lake - 952-226-6444
Dem-Con Companies - 3601 West 130th Street, Shakopee - 952-445-5755
The Scott County HHW does accept media in the form of DVD's, CD's, video games, and floppy disks.
VCR tapes, and regular cassette tapes are not currently recyclable and can be placed in your household garbage.
Scott County HHW does not accept household garbage or comingled recycling. This can be picked up at the curb at your residence. If you have large amounts of recycling, it can be brought to one of the following locations:
Styrofoam or Polystyrene is not currently recyclable in Minnesota. This may change in the future but as of now it is considered a garbage item and can be placed in your household garbage.
The Scott County HHW accepts metal yard furniture as scrap metal.
*Plastic yard furniture would be considered a garbage item and is not accepted at the Scott County HHW.
You can see the physical items you have out as well as electronic items. Library Catalog
Click on the RBdigital Help link, and browse for your answer in the FAQs. You can also submit your question to their support team. Need more help? Use the Ask a Librarian form located on the library homepage.
There is no limit to the number of magazines you can check out. Magazines remain checked out until you delete them (they have no due date), and can always be downloaded again.
There is no limit to the number of magazines you can check out. Magazines remain checked out until you delete them (they have no due date).
Residents who want to apply for permits to purchase or transfer handguns must apply in person to the police department in the city in which they live, except for applicants from Elko New Market, who should apply at the Scott County Sheriff's Office. If a resident lives in one of the townships in Scott County, please apply at the Scott County Sheriff’s Office.
Applications for both permits to purchase and permits to carry are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (excluding holidays) at the Law Enforcement Center administrative entrance located at 301 S. Fuller Street in Shakopee. Firearm Permits
To expedite your requests, it’s helpful if you have most or all of the following information:Date and time of the incidentIncident Complaint Number (ICR)Location of the incidentName(s) of victims, complainants or other parties involvedWaiting PeriodAccess to criminal incident reports depends on the status of the report and your involvement in the report. Criminal incident reports may not be available for up to 5 days after the report was taken. Accident reports are not required on all motor vehicle crashes and may not be available for up to 10 days after the crash. Release of accident reports are limited to parties involved and/or their legal representative.
Mail-in requests with fees are accepted. Legal representatives, such as attorneys, insurance companies, etc, require a signed authorization from the party represented. Obtaining a Police Report