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Recommended disposal options

Store or give away

Charcoal can be stored in a dry place and used up or given away.

Other disposal options

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

Charcoal treated with fire-starting fluid


No charge

Drop-off facilities do not accept:

Charcoal not treated with fire-starting fluid can be put in the garbage.

Household hazardous waste

For information about storing and transporting charcoal treated with fire-starting fluid, see guidelines for household hazardous waste.

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