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.

Vacuum cleaners

Recommended disposal options


If the vacuum is broken, repair it at a vacuum repair shop or at a Fix-It Clinic.

Sell or donate

If the vacuum works, you may give it away, sell it or donate it to Arc’s Value Village or Goodwill.


Vacuums can be recycled at Best Buy. Limit three items per household per day. Recycling at Best Buy is intended for residents only.

Other disposal options

Put in garbage

Vacuums may be placed in the garbage. Remove and recycle batteries from hand-held vacuums first.


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

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