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Wood

Recommended disposal options

Untreated wood: donate, give away or sell

Untreated wood may be given away or sold. Lumber six feet or longer and plywood full and half sheets may be donated to Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore. You can also donate lumber to Better Futures Minnesota.

Treated and untreated wood: bring to a landfill transfer station

Treated and untreated wood go to a landfill transfer station. Do not burn treated wood. You can also check with your waste hauler to see if they will pick up small amounts of treated wood.

Minneapolis South Transfer Station

Call first for a Minneapolis voucher or non-resident fees. More information is available through the Minneapolis Voucher Program.

Rethink and reduce

Consider alternatives to treated wood for your next outdoor project. Ask your lumberyard or home repair retailer for non-toxic treated wood options.