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—A

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
Aerosol Cans Appliances
Air Conditioners Asbestos
Ammunition Audiovisual Equipment
Antifreeze Auto

Aerosol Cans

(If empty, discard in your refuse)

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

Air Conditioners

See Appliances

Ammunition

Hopkins Police Department
1010 1st St S, Hopkins
952-939-8500
www.hopkinsmn.com/police

Antifreeze

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

Appliances

(Retailers include recycling of old appliances with purchase of new appliances)

Best Buy (visit store to arrange for pickup, fees apply)
13513 Ridgedale Dr, Minnetonka
952-544-0377
www.bestbuy.com

Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Express Metals (No refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, or microwaves)
expressmetals.net

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

JR's Advanced Recyclers
8980 Hwy 149, Inver Grove Heights
651-454-9215
www.jrsadvancedrecyclers.com

Metro Appliance Recycling
16403 60th St NE, Otsego
763-241-8787
www.metroappliancerecycling.com

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

The Recycle Kings
651-246-0334

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

Twin Cities Free Market
www.twincitiesfreemarket.org

Asbestos

(Call for appointment)

SKB Environmental
13425 Courthouse Rd, Rosemount
651-438-1500
www.skbinc.com/our-locations/rosemount-recycling.html

WM Elk River
22460 Hwy 169 NW, Elk River
763-441-2464

Audiovisual Equipment

Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

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

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

Twin Cities Free Market
www.twincitiesfreemarket.org

Auto

Cars to Cure Breast Cancer
1-855-450-2873
http://www.carstocurebreastcancer.org/minnesota

Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Make a Wish Foundation (Vehicles, boats, motorbikes, RVs)
866-920-0264
http://minnesota.wheelsforwishes.org/

National Kidney Foundation of MN (Vehicles, boats, planes)
800-488-2277
www.kidney.org

The Recycle Kings
651-246-0334

Salvation Army (Vehicles and boats)
612-332-5855
www.satruck.org/

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

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

Twin Cities Free Market
www.twincitiesfreemarket.org

Vehicles for Veterans
www.vehiclesforveterans.org

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 Clothes, Shoes, and Textiles

Hopkins has 5 convenient USAgain drop box locations.  USAgain accepts clothes, shoes and household textiles.  Household textiles include tablecloths, towels, bedding, blankets, bedspreads, etc.  Deposit your items in tied plastic bags.

Hennepin County's Green Disposal Guide

An alphabetical index of common items and how to dispose of them locally.

Free Market

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

Twin Cities Free Market logo

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