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.

Solar panels

Recommended disposal options

Check with retailer

Contact a solar panel retailer to find out if they have a take back program.

Other disposal options

Put in garbage

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

Rethink and reduce

Solar panels have about a 25-year lifespan. If your panel is less than 25 years old, reuse it.