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.

Pill bottles

Recommended disposal options

Recycle empty pill bottles

Empty pill bottles can be put in your home recycling. Keep the cap on the bottle. Remove labels to protect personal information.

Other disposal options

Bring medicine to a drop box

If the bottle still contains medicine, bring to a medicine drop box.

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

Empty pill bottles


No charge

Drop-off facilities do not accept:

Bottles that still contain medicine. For disposal options and guidelines, see medicine.

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