Recommended disposal options

Donate or sell

If the bicycle works give it away, sell it or donate to Cycles for Change or Free Bikes 4 Kidz.

Other disposal options


If the bicycle is broken, repair it at a bike shop.


Bicycles may be accepted and redeemed at scrap metal recyclers. Also, check with your local bike shop about recycling or donating bike tires, tubes and parts.

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

Metal bicycle frames and parts


No charge

Materials preparation

Remove all non-metal parts.

Drop-off facilities do not accept:

Bicycle tires and non-metal parts.


Sell it, give it away, donate it or repair it. Learn more reuse tips.

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