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.


Recommended disposal options

Sell or give away

If your safe is in working condition, sell it or give it away.


If your safe is broken, repair it at a locksmith.

Other disposal options


If your safe is metal, it may be accepted by a scrap metal recycler for redemption.

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

Metal safes only


No charge. No redemption.

Materials preparation

All non-metal parts must be removed first.

Drop-off facilities do not accept:

NO insulated safes.

Put in garbage

Safes may be put in the garbage. Check with your waste hauler or see landfills and transfer stations for drop-off options.


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

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