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

Give it away or sell it

If the TV still works, give it away or sell it. It is illegal to put products containing a cathode ray tube (CRT) or fluorescent lamp, such as TVs, in the garbage.

Other disposal options


Electronics are accepted for recycling by some manufacturers and retailers.

Contact your city or waste hauler

Check with your city recycling contact or waste hauler to see if they offer curbside electronics recycling options.

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

During limited operations, we will only accept TVs that weigh less than 50 pounds. No TVs weighing more than 50 pounds (items that would take two people to carry and not allow for physical distancing).


$10 for each TV. Credit or debit card only (Visa, Discover, Mastercard)—for safety, we're temporarily not accepting cash or checks.

Drop-off limit

Up to 5 TVs per household per 12 month period

Drop-off facilities do not accept:

No televisions used for business purposes, including home businesses and property managers.

Rethink and reduce

Buy ENERGY STAR Certified electronics.

If you only use the item occasionally, consider renting the equipment. Search the Choose to Reuse for rental locations.


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

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