Automobiles and automobile parts

Recommended disposal options

Whole automobiles: sell, donate or recycle

Whole automobiles may be sold, donated.

See Vehicles & boats donation opportunities on the Choose to Reuse website.

Metal automobile parts: recycle

Metal automobile parts may be accepted by a scrap metal recycler for redemption.

Non-metal automobile parts: Contact waste hauler or bring to landfill

For non-metal automobile parts, such as seats, interiors and moldings, check with your waste hauler or see landfills and transfer stations for drop-off options

Other disposal options

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

Metal automobile parts


No charge

Materials preparation

Auto parts must be in pieces sized 4 feet by 4 feet or less.

Remove all non-metal parts and drain fluids before recycling. Non-metal parts may be put in the garbage. See automotive fluids for disposal options and guidelines.

Drop-off facilities do not accept:

Whole automobiles. Non-metal automobile parts.