Public Works

Solid Waste & Recycling

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

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What To Do List - N

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.

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Nail Polish & Remover
Needles and Syringes
Neon Lights
Newspaper
Notebook Paper

ItemWhat to doHandle AsDonate

Nail Polish & Remover

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

Needles and Syringes

Needles and/or syringes may be collected with garbage if properly prepared. Needle and/or syringes must be placed in a heavy plastic container with a screw on lid, such as a 2-liter pop bottle or laundry detergent bottle. Make sure lid/cap is screwed on and secured with heavy duty tape. Bag and place the filled container inside the garbage cart. There is no need to label the container.

Solid Waste & Recycling will not collect "Sharps" containers. Inquire about disposal options at a health care provider or pharmacy. South Transfer Station will NOT accept this item.

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

Go To Garbage Page

Go To Hazardous Waste Page

Neon Lights

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

Newspaper

See Paper Recycling.

Go To Recycle Page

Notebook Paper

See Paper Recycling.

Go To Recycle Page

Last updated Aug 26, 2013