Recommended disposal options

Give away, sell or donate

If your typewriter works, give it away, sell it or donate it to the Salvation Army, Arc’s Value Village, or a local antique secondhand store.

Other disposal options


If your typewriter is broken, fix it at a typewriter repair shop.

Hennepin County drop-off facilities

See restrictions and instructions below:

Drop-off facilities accept:

Metal parts from typewriters.


No charge.

Materials preparation

Remove non-metal parts first. Non-metal parts may be put in the garbage.

Put in garbage

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