Mirrors

Recommended disposal options

Give away, sell or donate

Mirrors in good condition can be given away, sold or donated. Arc’s Value Village and Goodwill accept mirrors with or without frames if they are not chipped or damaged. Bridging accepts mirrors with frames only.


Put in garbage

Most mirrors may be put in the garbage. Mirrors cannot be recycled.

Antique mirrors may contain mercury and require special disposal. Call Hennepin County Environment and Energy at 612-348-3777 to determine if your mirror contains mercury and for disposal options.

Other disposal options

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

Antique mirrors containing mercury. Call Hennepin County Environment and Energy at 612-348-3777 to determine if your mirror contains mercury.

Fee

No charge

Drop-off facilities do not accept:

Most mirrors can be placed in the garbage.

Reuse

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

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