Public Works

Solid Waste & Recycling

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

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What To Do List - J

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.

If the item you are looking for is not listed, please call us at 612-673-2917 or email us at and we will let you know how to dispose of the item(s) and will add them to the What To Do List.

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Joint Compound
Junk Mail

ItemWhat to doHandle AsDonate

Joint Compound

This item may or may not be placed in the cart. Always try and donate if possible.

Water-based compounds - place in trash

Petroleum-based compounds - do NOT place in the garbage cart.
Not accepted at the South Transfer Station.

This item is Hazardous Waste.Go to Hennepin County's Green Disposal Guide for additional information.

Go To Garbage Page

Go To Hazardous Waste Page


Junk Mail

See Paper Recycling.

Go To Recycle Page


Last updated Sep 21, 2015