What To Do List - O
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 SWRcustomer@minneapolismn.gov 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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See Paper Recycling.
By State law, a person cannot place brake fluid, motor oil, oil filters, power steering fluid, or transmission fluid in the garbage, on the land, in water, down a sewer, or in the storm drain. These items are NOT collected by Solid Waste & Recycling or accepted at the South Transfer Station. Disposal with garbage is prohibited. Hennepin County's HHW and Recycling Drop-Off Facilities will accept motor oil and oil filters from residents at no charge.
Bag securely and place small amounts (up to one (1) gallon per week) inside the garbage cart. Cooking oil or cooking grease should not be poured down a drain.
Item accepted at South Transfer Station with a voucher. Vouchers are available to customers of Minneapolis Solid Waste & Recycling, see Voucher Program for details.
Check the Yellow Pages under "Pianos-Tuning, Repairing and Refinishing" for resale.
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.
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.
Last updated Aug 23, 2017