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:

TVs, all sizes


$10 for each TV. Cash, check, credit or debit card  (Visa, Discover, Mastercard) accepted.

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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