Pianos and organs

Recommended disposal options

Give away, sell, or donate

If your piano or organ is working, give it away, sell it, or donate it to Keys 4 Kids.

Other disposal options


If your piano or organ is broken, repair it at an instrument repair shop.

Put in garbage

Most pianos can go in the garbage. Check with your waste hauler or see landfills and transfer stations for drop-off options.

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

Electric organs, electric keyboards


No charge

Drop-off facilities do not accept:

Non-electronic, vacuum and pump-style pianos and organs

Minneapolis South Transfer Station

Call first for a Minneapolis voucher or non-resident fees. More information is available through the Minneapolis Voucher Program.


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