Public Works

Solid Waste & Recycling

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

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What To Do List - I

This alphabetical list helps you determine the best way to dispose of everyday things. Click an item for instructions on how to dispose, recycle, or drop off your items. Click on the icon for more information.

If the item you are looking for is not listed, please call us at 612-673-2917 or email us at SWRcustomer@minneapolismn.gov and we will let you know how to dispose of the item(s) and will add them to the What To Do List.

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Ice Cream Buckets
Infectious Wastes
Ink Jet Cartridges
Insecticides, Pesticides, Weed Killer
Insulation
Irons

ItemWhat to doHandle AsDonate

Ice Cream Buckets

See Food, Beverage & Other Container Recycling.

Go To Recycling Page

 

Infectious Wastes

Do NOT place in the garbage cart. This item NOT collected by Solid Waste & Recycling or accepted at the South Transfer Station. Disposal with garbage is prohibited.

Check with a home health care provider.

Items marked Caution, Caustic, Corrosive, Danger, Flammable, Poison, Volatile, or Warning should be considered a hazardous waste product and proper disposal is required. Do NOT place in garbage. Go to Hennepin County A-Z Guide for additional information.

Go To Hazardous Waste Page

 

Ink Jet Cartridges

Bag and place inside the garbage cart.

Check for refill kits available at office supply stores or large retail stores (i.e. Target, Kmart, Wal-Mart). Post Offices in Hennepin County offer post paid envelopes for ink jet cartridge recycling.

Go To Garbage Page

Donate

Insecticides, Pesticides, Weed Killer

Do NOT place in the garbage cart. This item NOT collected by Solid Waste & Recycling or accepted at the South Transfer Station. Disposal with garbage is prohibited.

Items marked Caution, Caustic, Corrosive, Danger, Flammable, Poison, Volatile, or Warning should be considered a hazardous waste product and proper disposal is required. Do NOT place in garbage. Go to Hennepin County A-Z Guide for additional information.

Go To Hazardous Waste Page

 

Insulation

Cellulose and fiberglass insulation is accepted at the South Transfer Station. Vouchers are available to customers of Minneapolis Solid Waste & Recycling, see Voucher Program for details.

Small amounts of cellulose and/or fiberglass insulation can be bagged and placed inside the garbage cart.

ASBESTOS - Insulation with asbestos is Hazardous Waste. Is NOT collected by Solid Waste & Recycling. Asbestos can be hazardous to your health and requires careful removal.

Go to Hennepin County A-Z Guide for additional information.

Voucher

 

Irons

Bag and place inside the garbage cart. Irons with an automatic shut-off may contain mercury switches and should be treated as household hazardous waste. Do NOT place in garbage.

Go to Hennepin County A-Z Guide for additional information.

Go To Garbage Page

Go To Hazardous Waste Page

Donate

Last updated Aug 26, 2014