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.


Recommended disposal options


If fan is broken, bring it to a Fix-It Clinic.

Sell or donate

If your fan is in working condition, you can try to sell or donate it. Most donation centers do not accept fans.


Fans can be recycled at Best Buy. Limit three items per household per day. Recycling at Best Buy is intended for residents only.

Other disposal options

Put in garbage

Fans may go in the garbage. But if the fan has a fluorescent light bulb, first remove and recycle the bulb.


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

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