Public Works

Solid Waste & Recycling

309 2nd Ave S., Room 210
Minneapolis, MN 55401-2281

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Rental of Containers - Special Events


City of Minneapolis, Solid Waste & Recycling has garbage, recycling and organics containers (carts) for rent. Container rental covers all costs associated with delivery and pickup of the carts as well as disposal of materials collected and program administration.

Container rental is only available for delivery to locations within the City of Minneapolis.

Application and check MUST be received by the Solid Waste & Recycling office at least 10 days before the date of the delivery.

Rental is not guaranteed.

Delivery of rental container(s) is Monday through Friday only, between the hours of 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Weekend events require the containers to be delivered to a secure location on Friday, with collection from the same location on Monday. If Monday is a major holiday collection will occur on Tuesday.

Minneapolis Solid Waste & Recycling is not accepting container rental applications for deliveries July 31, 2015 through September 20, 2015. 

For the complete details and rental application go to: Rental General Guidelines

Last updated Feb 17, 2015