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Patio heaters, metal fire pits and wood-burning stoves

Recommended disposal options

Sell or give away

Patio heaters, metal fire pits and wood-burning stoves can be sold or given away. Most donation centers do not accept patio heaters, metal fire pits or wood-burning stoves.

Other disposal options

Recycle

Patio heaters, metal fire pits and wood-burning stoves may be accepted and redeemable at a scrap metal recycler.

Remove and recycle the propane tank from patio heaters.

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

Metal patio heaters, fire pits and wood-burning stoves

Fee

No charge

Materials preparation

Remove all non-metal parts and put in garbage. Remove and recycle propane cylinders.

Put in garbage

Patio heaters, metal fire pits and wood-burning stoves with propane tanks removed may be put in the garbage. Check with your waste hauler or see landfills and transfer stations for drop-off options.

Reuse

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

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