Minneapolis Department of Public Works

 

Solid Waste & Recycling

309 2nd Ave S., Room 210
Minneapolis, MN 55401-2281

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What To Do List - H

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

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

Hair Spray Cans
Halogen Lamps
Hangers: Plastic Wire
Hard Drive: Computer
Hay
Hazardous Items or Waste
Headlights
Hearing Aids
Heater
Herbicides

Hide-A-Bed
High-Intensity (HID) Lights
Holiday Cards
Holiday Lights
Home Composting
Homemade Cleaners
Hot Tubs
Household Garbage
Humidifier

ItemWhat to doHandle AsDonate

Hair Spray Cans

If can is still pressurized, Do NOT place in the garbage cart. This item NOT collected by Solid Waste & Recycling or accepted at the South Transfer Station. Disposal with garbage is prohibited. If empty, can be placed in the garbage.

Items marked Caution, Caustic, Corrosive, Danger, Flammable, Poison, Volatile, or Warning should be considered a hazardous waste product and proper disposal is required. Do NOT place in garbage. Go to Hennepin County A-Z Guide for additional information.

Federal law requires treating pressurized cans as a hazardous waste.

Go To Hazardous Waste Page

Halogen Lamps

Bag and place inside the garbage cart.

Go To Garbage Page

Hangers, Plastic

Bag and place inside the garbage cart.

Go To Garbage Page

Hangers, Wire

Bag and place inside the garbage cart. We do not accept wire hangers in the recycling collection. Hangers jam up the equipment that sorts cans.

Hangers can be brought to some dry cleaners, but call first. Check the Yellow Pages under "Dry Cleaners" for a nearby store for reuse.

Go To Garbage Page

Donate

Hard Drive: Computer

This item collected on recycling week only. Limit of 2 large items per recycling week. Place next to the garbage cart on the recycling day. Please post a sign or write on the item "For Solid Waste". Item will be picked up on next business day after recycling day.

Large Item

Donate

Hay

Hay can be included with grass clippings and leaves. Place in bags. Each bag must weigh less than 40 lbs. Do not use bags larger than 33 gallons.

See Yard Waste for more information.

Go To Yard Waste Page

Donate

Hazardous Items or Waste

Do NOT place in the garbage cart. This item NOT collected by Solid Waste & Recycling or accepted at the South Transfer Station. Disposal with garbage is prohibited.

Items marked Caution, Caustic, Corrosive, Danger, Flammable, Poison, Volatile, or Warning should be considered a hazardous waste product and proper disposal is required. Do NOT place in garbage. Go to Hennepin County A-Z Guide for additional information.

Go To Hazardous Waste Page

Headlights

Bag and place inside the garbage cart.

Go To Garbage Page

Hearing Aids

If unable to donate, remove the battery, bag and place inside the garbage cart. Contact a senior center as they may collect hearing aids and button batteries for reuse and recycling.

Go To Garbage Page

Donate

Heater

This item collected on recycling week only. Limit of 2 large items per recycling week. Place next to the garbage cart on the recycling day. Please post a sign or write on the item "For Solid Waste". Item will be picked up on next business day after recycling day.

Large Item

Donate

Herbicides

Do NOT place in the garbage cart. This item NOT collected by Solid Waste & Recycling or accepted at the South Transfer Station. Disposal with garbage is prohibited.

Items marked Caution, Caustic, Corrosive, Danger, Flammable, Poison, Volatile, or Warning should be considered a hazardous waste product and proper disposal is required. Do NOT place in garbage. Go to Hennepin County A-Z Guide for additional information.

Go To Hazardous Waste Page

Hide-A-Bed

This item collected on recycling week only. Limit of 2 large items per recycling week. Place next to the garbage cart on the recycling day. Please post a sign or write on the item "For Solid Waste". Item will be picked up on next business day after recycling day.

Large Item

Donate

High-Intensity (HID) Lights

Do NOT place in the garbage cart. This item NOT collected by Solid Waste & Recycling or accepted at the South Transfer Station. Disposal with garbage is prohibited.

High intensity discharge (HID) lamps are generally used for exterior lighting and include high-pressure sodium, mercury vapor and metal halide lamps.

Items marked Caution, Caustic, Corrosive, Danger, Flammable, Poison, Volatile, or Warning should be considered a hazardous waste product and proper disposal is required. Do NOT place in garbage. Go to Hennepin County A-Z Guide for additional information.

Go To Hazardous Waste Page

Holiday Cards

See Paper Recycling.

Go To Recycling Page

Holiday Lights

These are NOT recycled by Solid Waste & Recycling or accepted at the South Transfer Station. You can dispose of in the garbage.

There are places interested in your tangled or broken holiday lights. Please take a look at the following sites for additional information:

Go To Garbage Page

Home Composting

Composting is not part of Solid Waste & Recycling services.

Please visit this link: Home Composting site for helpful information.

Homemade Cleaners

Do NOT place in the garbage cart. This item NOT collected by Solid Waste & Recycling or accepted at the South Transfer Station. Disposal with garbage is prohibited. Only if the container is empty and rinsed may it be bagged and placed inside the garbage cart.

Items marked Caution, Caustic, Corrosive, Danger, Flammable, Poison, Volatile, or Warning should be considered a hazardous waste product and proper disposal is required. Do NOT place in garbage. Go to Hennepin County A-Z Guide for additional information.

Go To Hazardous Waste Page

Hot Tubs

Item accepted at South Transfer Station with a voucher. Vouchers are available to customers of Minneapolis Solid Waste & Recycling, see Voucher Program for details.

Voucher

Household Garbage

Bag and place inside the garbage cart. Place the cart at the collection point by 6:00 a.m. on the collection day.

Go To Garbage Page

Humidifier

Place next to the garbage cart only on the garbage day. Please post a sign or write on the item "For Solid Waste". Limit of 2 large items per garbage day.

Large Item

Donate

Last updated Aug. 26, 2013