Recyclopedia

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

Recyclopedia List—B

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Bathroom Fixtures Bottle Caps
Batteries (Alkaline, Button, Rechargeable) Boxes
Batteries (Auto--Lead) Brush
Books Building Materials

Bathroom Fixtures

See Appliances

Batteries (Alkaline, Button, Rechargeable)

Best Buy (All stores--in the entrance area)
www.bestbuy.com

Hance Hardware
903 Hopkins Center, Hopkins
952-938-7367

Hennepin Co Drop-off
8100 Jefferson Hwy, Brooklyn Park &
1400 W 96th St, Bloomington
612-348-3777
www.hennepin.us/dropoffs

Hopkins Activity Center
33 14th Ave N, Hopkins
952-939-1333

Hopkins City Hall
1010 1st St S, Hopkins
952-548-6300
www.hopkinsmn.com

Hopkins Public Works
11100 Excelsior Blvd, Hopkins
952-939-1382
www.hopkinsmn.com

Hopkins Public Library
22 11th Ave N, Hopkins
612-543-6400
www.hclib.org

Insterstate All Battery Center
582 Prairie Center Dr, Ste 210, Eden Prairie
952-941-0141

Radio Shack
(Rechargable batteries ONLY)
8126 Hwy 7, St. Louis Park
952-938-0465

Staples
(All stores--Rechargable batteries ONLY)
11500 Wayzata Blvd, Minnetonka
952-545-6165
www.staples.com/sbd/cre/marketing/easy-on -the-planet/recycling-and-eco-services.html

Verizon
(All stores--Rechargable batteries ONLY)
8504 Hwy 7, St. Louis Park
952-938-0465

Batteries (Auto-Lead)

Bauer's Custom Hitches
13118 Excelsior Blvd, Minnetonka
952-979-9129

Hennepin Co Drop-off

8100 Jefferson Hwy, Brooklyn Park &
1400 W 96th St, Bloomington
612-348-3777
www.hennepin.us/dropoffs

Sears Auto (All stores)

Tech Dump
825 Boone Ave N, Ste 100, Golden Valley
763-432-3117
www.techdump.org/

The Recycle Kings
651-246-0334
www.therecyclekings.com

Books

(Paperback books can be recycled in the curbside & drop-off recycling programs)

Bethesda Thrift Shop
4749 Co Rd 101, Minnetonka
952-939-0988

Courage Center
(small appliances only--
pick-up service only)
952-881-1100
www.couragepickup.org

Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Goodwill
1025 Hill St, Hopkins
952-935-2760
www.goodwilleasterseals.org

Half Priced Books
5017 Excelsior Blvd, St. Louis Park
952-922-2414

Hopkins Public Library
22 11th Ave N, Hopkins
612-543-6400
www.hclib.org

Twin Cities Free Market
www.twincitiesfreemarket.org

Bottle Caps

(May be left on bottles and placed in curbside recycling)

Aveda Salons
http://www.aveda.com/discover/index.tmpl#section=be_the_change

Coon Rapids Recycling Center
1831 111th Ave NW, Coon Rapids
763-767-6485
www.ci.coon-rapids.mn.us/recycling/recyclecenter.htm

Boxes

See Cardboard

Brush

Hopkins-Minnetonka Brush & Yard Waste Drop Off Site
(Late spring--late November)
3100 Hopkins Crossroads, Minnetonka
952-939-1382
www.hopkinsmn.com/home/yard/waste/drop-off.php

RRT
1030 Cliff Rd W, Burnsville
952-736-1915
14800 Johnson Memorial Hwy, Shakopee
952-445-2139
www.mulchstoremn.com

RRT--The Mulch Store
4275 Creekview Cir, Minnetrista
952-446-1056
www.mulchstoremn.com

Building Materials

Art & Architecture
3338 University Ave, Minneapolis
612-904-1776
www.artandarc.com/

Bauer Brothers Salvage
2432 2nd Street N, Minneapolis
612-521-9492
www.bauerbrotherssalvage.com/

Craigslist

www.craigslist.com

ReStore
510 Co Rd 'D' West, New Brighton
612-588-3820
www.tchabitat.org/restore

Scrap Busters
(Auto parts--Pick up service)
952-461-2800
www.scrapbustersminnesota.com

The Bagster
(Dumpster bags available at area hardware stores--visit website for locations)
www.thebagster.com

The Recycle Kings
651-246-0334
www.therecyclekings.com

Tubs Home Dumpsters
612-825-8827
www.tubsinc.com/twincities.html

Twin Cities Free Market
www.twincitiesfreemarket.org

Waste Management Transfer Station
10633 89th Ave N, Maple Grove
763-425-3736

Contacts

  • Solid Waste Coordinator

    952-548-6351

What about the other stuff?

Many items that aren't recycled curbside can be recycled elsewhere. Try the following for more information:

Recycle Your Textiles

Hopkins has 5 convenient USAgain drop box locations on Mainstreet.  USAgain accepts clothes, shoes and household textiles.  Household textiles include tablecloths, towels, bedding, blankets, bedspreads, etc.  Deposit your items in tied plastic bags.  You can also recycle clean, dry rags and worn and torn clothes in these drop boxes as well.  Please bag these items separately from reusable items.  Click here to learn more.

Hennepin County A to Z Guide

An alphabetical index of common items and how to dispose of them locally.Twin Cities Free Market logo

Free Market

The Twin Cities Free Market is a great way to get or give free reusable goods for the home, garage, and garden. Check out the Twin Cities Free Market website for more details.