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.

Fusees or road flares

Recommended disposal options

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

Fusees, sometimes called road flares. Do not put fusees in the garbage.


No charge

Drop-off facilities do not accept:

Marine flares or railway torpedoes

Marine flares or railway torpedoes: get assistance

Marine flares or railway torpedoes are considered explosives. Call the non-emergency phone line of your local police department for disposal information.

Household hazardous waste

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

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