Confidential paper

Recommended disposal options


Confidential paper can be recycled in your curbside recycling program. Shred your confidential papers, place the shredded paper in a paper bag, staple the bag shut and label it “shredded paper.”

You can also search for companies that offer paper shredding and recycling services.

Other disposal options

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

Confidential paper, shredded paper


No charge

Materials preparation

Paper must be shredded before bringing to the facilities; we do not offer shredding services.