Public Works

Solid Waste & Recycling

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

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What To Do List - O

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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Office Paper
Oil: containers empty - See Bottles
Oil Filters Motor
Oil: Cooking
Organ, Pianos
Oven
Oven Cleaner

ItemWhat to doHandle AsDonate

Office Paper

See Paper Recycling.

Go To Recycle Page

Oil Filters

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.

By State law, a person cannot place brake fluid, motor oil, oil filters, power steering fluid, or transmission fluid in the garbage, on the land, in water, down a sewer, or in the storm drain.

Some automotive service stations accept automotive fluids and oil filters, usually for a fee.

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

Oil: Cooking

Bag securely and place small amounts (up to one (1) gallon per week) inside the garbage cart. Cooking oil or cooking grease should not be poured down a drain.

Go To Garbage Page

Organ, Pianos Electronic Organs, Pianos, Keyboards

Item accepted at South Transfer Station with a voucher. Vouchers are available to customers of Minneapolis Solid Waste & Recycling, see Voucher Program for details.

Check the Yellow Pages under "Pianos-Tuning, Repairing and Refinishing" for resale.

Voucher

Donate

Oven

This item collected on recycling week only. Limit of 2 large items per recycling week. Place next to the garbage cart on the recycling day. Please post a sign or write on the item "For Solid Waste". Item will be picked up on next business day after recycling day.

Large Item

Donate

Oven Cleaner

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

Last updated Aug 26, 2013