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.

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