You can drop off your household hazardous wastes for free at any of these Hennepin County events in Minneapolis from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday-Saturday.
- June 23-24, Public Works facility, 3607 E. 44th St. (Enter off 44th Street between Hwy 55 and Snelling Avenue.)
- July 28-29, Jenny Lind Elementary School, 5025 Bryant Ave. N. (Enter off Dupont Avenue.)
- Aug. 11-12, Anthony Middle School, 5757 Irving Ave. S. (Enter off Sunrise Drive.)
- Aug. 18-19, South High School, 3131 19th Ave. S. (Enter off 21st Avenue South.)
Accepted from households
- Automotive fluids (except oil) and lead-acid batteries
- Household, lawn and garden hazardous waste
- Batteries – tape both terminals
- CFLs and other fluorescent lamps and HID lamps (limit 25)
- Drain, oven and other corrosive cleaners
- Gas cylinders – propane less than 40 lbs. Specialty gases (oxygen, helium, etc.) less than 59 lbs. will be evaluated onsite; some may not be accepted.
- Mercury thermostats
- Paint, stain, varnish, solvents (limit three 5-gallon pails); no limit on 1-gallon pails or smaller)
- Pool chemicals
- Business generated waste
- Construction debris
- Major appliances*
- Oil filters
- Radioactive material
- Recyclables – cardboard, glass, metal, paper, phone books, plastic, etc.*
*These items are accepted curbside through the City of Minneapolis solid waste and recycling program.