Lawn, yard and garden equipment: gas powered

Recommended disposal options

Donate

Lawn, yard and garden equipment that works may be given away, sold or donated to the Salvation Army.

Other disposal options

Recycle

Lawn, yard and garden equipment may be accepted by scrap metal recyclers if all non-metal pieces, tires and fluids are removed first. The non-metal pieces may be put in the garbage.

The fluids may be accepted by Hennepin County facilities as household hazardous waste. Drain the fluids at least 24 hours in advance. 

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

Chainsaw, edgers, lawn mower, lawnmower, leaf blower, pressure washer, snow blower

Fee

No charge

Materials preparation

Hennepin County accepts lawn, yard and garden equipment for scrap metal recycling if all non-metal pieces and fluids are removed first. The non-metal pieces may be put in the garbage.

Call first if you can't remove non-metal parts.

Drain the fluids at least 24 hours in advance. The fluids may be accepted by Hennepin County facilities as household hazardous waste.

Minneapolis Voucher Program

Riding lawn mowers only: If you live in Minneapolis, dispose of riding lawn mowers through the Minneapolis Voucher Program.

Remove all non-metal parts to recycle

lawnmower

Remove all non-metal parts before taking lawn, yard and garden equipment to a scrap metal recycler or county drop-off facility.

Reuse

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

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Is your equipment gas powered?

Lawn, yard and garden equipment is gas powered if you put fuel in it.