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—W

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
Water Heaters Wood Chips
Water Softeners Wrapping Paper
Windows Wreaths

Water Heaters

See Appliances

Water Softeners

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

Windows

See Building Materials

Wood Chips

See Mulch

Wrapping Paper

Reuse or put in garbage. Do not recycle.

Wreaths

Dispose as garbage or de-wire and compost.

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.