Chemical Safety Day Program

Since 1981, the Chemical Safety Day Program (CSDP) has been offered by the University of Minnesota to assist educational institutions and nonprofit organizations throughout the state of Minnesota in disposing of unwanted chemicals and hazardous waste. The CSDP is a cost-effective waste management program working under the Minnesota state contract for hazardous waste disposal. Therefore, each waste disposal facility has been thoroughly audited and reviewed by the state, reducing your overall environmental liability. University of Minnesota Environmental Health and Safety staff travel throughout the state multiple times a year, allowing for convenient waste pickup scheduling for CSDP customers (see current CSDP schedule below).

If you wish to participate in the CSDP, please submit the online CSDP Participant Information Form as well as a Chemical Waste Inventory.

If you have questions, contact Robbie Eiker at or (612) 490-3689.

2018 Chemical Safety Day Program Schedule

Pickup Date*

Minnesota Region

Chemical Waste Inventory Submission Deadline**

April 3, 4 Saint Cloud / Brainerd March 19
April 24, 25 Winona / Rochester / Albert Lea / Mankato April 9
May 15, 16 Moorhead / Crookston / Roseau / Bemidji April 30
June 6 Twin Cities 1 (North of I-394 West of I-35W May 21
June 20 Twin Cities 2 (South of I-94 East of I-35W) June 4
July 11 Twin Cities 3 (North of I-94 East of I-35W) June 25
July 26 Twin Cities 4 (South of I-94 East of I-35W) June 30
August 7, 8, 9 Duluth / Virginia / Int. Falls  / Grand Rapids / Bemidji July 23
September 11, 12 Willmar / Marshall / Worthington August 28
October 9, 10 Winona / Rochester / Albert Lea / Mankato September 24
October 23, 24 Moorhead / Crookston / Roseau / Bemidji October 8

*CSDP schedule is subject to change
**The earlier Chemical Waste Inventory Forms are submitted, the easier scheduling becomes.

Hazardous Waste Compliance

All institutions that generate hazardous waste must comply with applicable Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) hazardous waste requirements. For detailed information regarding these requirements, visit the MPCA’s Hazardous Waste – Reporting and Licensing for Businesses webpage.