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.
There are several options for recycling appliances:
Appliances can be brought to a business that recycles appliances. Please contact them for the latest guidelines and information.
See restrictions and instructions below:
Appliances including air conditioners (including wall and window units), appliance compressors, bilge pumps, dehumidifiers, dishwashers, dryers, freezers, furnaces, gas-powered appliances, garbage disposals, heat pumps, hot water heaters, microwaves, pool heaters (natural gas), ranges, refrigerators, stackable washers and dryers (treated as one unit), stoves, sump pumps, trash compactors, washers, and water coolers.
$15 per appliance. Cash, check, credit and debit card (Visa, Discover, Mastercard) accepted.
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.
Sell it, give it away, donate it or repair it. Learn more reuse tips.