Drop-off facilities open with limited operations

Hennepin County’s Drop-Off Facilities in Brooklyn Park and Bloomington are open with limited operations and new safety procedures due to COVID-19. Find more information about drop-off facilities.

Changes to materials accepted: No mattresses. No TVs or electronics that weigh more than 50 lbs.

Select appliances accepted: microwaves, water coolers, sump pumps, garbage disposals, dehumidifiers. $15/each. 

NO other appliances accepted.

Appliances

Special attention

Hennepin County accepting only select appliances

During limited operations, Hennepin County Drop-Off Facilities are only accepting the following appliances: microwaves, water coolers, sump pumps, garbage disposals, and dehumidifiers. $15/each.

Recommended disposal options

Give away, sell or donate

Due to COVID-19, hours of operations at these recyclers can change without notice. Please contact them for the latest guidelines and information.

If your appliance is in working condition, give it away, sell it, or donate it to the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, Better Futures Minnesota, or Salvation Army

See more donation opportunities for large and small appliances on the Choose to Reuse website.

Recycle

There are several options for recycling appliances:

  • Check with your waste hauler to see if they offer special pick-up service for appliances.
  • If you are purchasing a new appliance, check with the retailer to see if they will take your old appliance for recycling.
  • If you are a Minneapolis resident, check to see if your appliance can be recycled curbside.
  • Xcel Energy offers a cash rebate and free pick up and recycling service for your spare refrigerator or freezer that is in working condition.

Recycle

Appliances can be brought to a business that recycles appliances.

Due to COVID-19, hours of operations at these recyclers can change without notice. Please contact them for the latest guidelines and information.

Other disposal options

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

During limited operations, we are accepting the following appliances only: microwaves, water coolers, sump pumps, garbage disposals, and dehumidifiers. No other appliances are accepted.

Fee

$15 per appliance. Credit and debit card only (Visa, Discover, Mastercard). For safety, we're temporarily not accepting cash or checks.

Materials preparation

Do not disassemble; we prefer appliances to be delivered intact.

Drop-off facilities do not accept:

During limited operations due to COVID-19, we are not accepting large appliances: air conditioners (including wall and window units), appliance compressors, bilge pumps,  dishwashers, dryers, freezers, furnaces, gas-powered appliances, heat pumps, hot water heaters,  pool heaters (natural gas), ranges, refrigerators, stackable washers and dryers (treated as one unit), stoves, trash compactors and washers.

Commercial-grade appliances. This includes: commercial or rooftop air conditioning units, laundromat-sized washers and dryers, restaurant-type refrigerators and freezers, vending machines and water fountains. Find business appliance recycling options on p.2 of Hazardous Waste Disposal Companies (PDF).

Also not accepted by Hennepin County: Small appliances and electronics, including bread makers, coffee makers, coffee pots, curling irons, electric can openers, hair dryers, hair straighteners, heating pads, griddles, paper shredders, toaster ovens and toasters. Find options on small appliances and electronics.


Reuse

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

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