Recommended disposal options

Use it up

Household cleaners should be used up. Do not put in the trash.

Other disposal options

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

Cleaners with the words "caution," "warning," "danger" or "poison" on the label, including drain cleaner, oven cleaner and toilet bowl cleaner


No charge

Materials preparation

Containers must be five gallons or less in size and labeled with the contents.

Drop-off facilities do not accept:

No cleaning products used for business purposes, including home businesses and property managers.

Find cleaning products recycling options for businesses at

Reduce and reuse

For tips see the How to identify and reduce hazardous chemicals in your home brochure (PDF).

Reduce the toxicity of the cleaners you use by making your own from simple, less-toxic ingredients. Get ideas in the Green cleaning recipes brochure (PDF).

Household hazardous waste

For information about storing and transporting cleaners, see guidelines for household hazardous waste.

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