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2018 Spring Cleanup Day Make-up event

Saturday, June 23, 2018
8 a.m. – noon
Waste Management Transfer Station
10633 89th Ave. N., Maple Grove, MN 55369

The make-up event will provide collection for most materials originally accepted at the spring cleanup. Prices originally listed for the cleanup will be honored at the make-up event. Batteries, fluorescent bulbs, textiles and small home goods will not be collected at the make-up event. Please carefully read the information below for instructions and options for items accepted and not accepted. 

Cash or checks only.

St. Louis Park residents only; personal identification will be required. No business waste accepted.

Items not accepted at make-up event
  • Batteries (tape both terminals), fluorescent bulbs, and household hazardous waste should be brought to Hennepin County’s drop-off sites or Hennepin County's collection event at the St. Louis Park Middle School, June 15 and 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 612.348.3777 for more information.
    • IMPORTANT: Fluorescent bulbs contain mercury, do not allow them to break during transport. Place bulbs in their original packaging to prevent breakage. If you no longer have the original packaging, cushion bulbs using blankets, towels or newspaper. Do not tape bulbs together.
  • Textiles and small household goods for reuse may be donated to local charities or non-profits, check out options on the Choose to Reuse website. Residents with city solid waste collection service may also set out these items for pickup on their recycling day, view recycling guidelines.

Do not bring business waste, tree debris, yard waste, garbage, recyclables, vehicle batteries (including boat batteries), paint, hazardous waste or concrete to the make-up event.

Note: Around 11 a.m. June 9, the cleanup event was paused due to lightning and the decision was later made to end the event due to safety concerns.

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.

*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. 

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. Mark your calendar for the fall cleanup day, which will be held at the Municipal Service Center on Sept. 22, 2018.


  • 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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