Face coverings required
All visitors to county buildings are required to wear face coverings that cover both mouth and nose. Masks are available if needed. Click here for more info.

Rags with solvent or oil

Recommended disposal options

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

Rags soaked in gas, oil-based paint, oil, solvent and other flammable liquids


No charge

Hazardous materials precautions

Be cautious when handling rags soaked in gasoline, oil or other flammable liquids. Place in a small, airtight, non-combustible (such as metal) container with a tight-fitting lid and seal tightly. Do not put in the garbage.

Household hazardous waste

For information about storing and transporting oil-soaked rags, see guidelines for household hazardous waste.

Learn more