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Heater: mineral-oil filled

Recommended disposal options

Give away or sell

Mineral-oil filled heaters in good condition may be given away or sold.

Other disposal options


Mineral-oil filled portable heaters may be accepted and redeemed at scrap metal recycler. Drain oil first.

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

Mineral-oil filled portable heaters if non-metal parts and fluids are removed first.


No charge

Materials preparation

Remove all fluids and non-metal parts first. The fluid and scrap metal may then be recycled.

Put in the garbage

Mineral-oil filled heaters may be placed in the garbage. Check with your curbside waste hauler for guidelines or take to a landfill transfer station.


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

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