Items collected, charged per item (noted below)
- Box/tube TVs* and CRT monitors* — $35 (Note: Hennepin County drop-off facilities charge $10 per TV/monitor; limit five per year)
- Printers, VCR/DVD players, stereos — $5
- Tires* — $6 off rim, $8 on rim
- Mattresses and box springs (any size) — $15
- Appliances* and microwaves — $15
- Stuffed chair/recliner — $15
- Love seat (two cushion) — $20
- Sofa (three cushion) — $30
- Sofa sleeper — $40
- Sectional (per cushion) — $10 for one cushion, $20 for two cushions, $30 for three cushions
Items collected, charged by volume ($12/car, $22/minivan or SUV, $32/pickup, $36/trailer)
- Large trash items — Broken/unusable items including chairs, tables, lawn/patio furniture, toys, storage containers. Smaller trash items should be placed in your curbside garbage cart.
- Remodeling debris, scrap wood
Items collected for free
- Bicycles in any condition
- Holiday lights and extension cords
- Flat panel monitors*, flat screen TVs*, desktop computer towers,* laptops,* notebooks and keyboards
- Mobile devices — Cell phones, tablets,* MP3 players, cords and chargers
- Scrap metal — Grills, steel shelving, bed frames, gutters, etc. Lawn mowers and snow blowers must be drained of all fluids.
- Paper for shredding — Limit five grocery-sized bags per vehicle. Paper is shredded on-site and will be recycled. Paper that has already been shredded may also be brought to the event for recycling.
- Florescent bulbs* and LEDs: Limit 10 bulbs per vehicle. Must be intact/unbroken.
- Batteries: Household only; no vehicle or other lead-acid batteries. Place clear tape on both (+) and (-) terminals of batteries or individually seal in a clear plastic bag.
- Textiles: Clean and dry items only. All clothing (usable, torn, stained) including coats, shoes, linens, towels and fabric scraps.
- Household goods for reuse: Dishes, cookware, collectables, toys and small furniture (end tables, coffee tables, shelves, pictures, lamps). Only items in good condition.
*It's illegal to throw these items in the garbage. For proper disposal of these items, and to view items not accepted at this event, check out Hennepin County's Green Disposal Guide or call 612.348.3777.
Items not accepted
- Dirt, sod, rocks
- Yard waste, tree debris
- Business waste
- Household hazardous waste (paint, chemicals, automotive fluids, etc.)
Can't make the event?
You may decide to pay to have items picked up at your residence. Waste Management provides collection for appliances, bulky materials, electronics and more at the curb, for a fee. Call Waste Management at 763.783.5423 for details.
Many items accepted at the city's cleanup events are accepted year-round at other locations in the metro area. Visit Hennepin County's Green Disposal Guide for information.
- Wait times: Reduce your wait time and vehicle load fees by coordinating with your neighbors or friends to load up one vehicle to deliver items to the fall cleanup.
- Safety: For your safety, we ask that you do not walk or bike in with your materials for drop-off.
- Donations and reuse: More reuse opportunities are available by searching the Choose to Reuse website.
- Other city cleanup events: The city holds two cleanup day events each year in June and September.
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