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 - R

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.

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Radioactive Materials
Radon
Railroad Ties
Rat Killer/Poison (rodent)
Refrigerated Frozen Boxes 
Refrigerator
Recliner: Couch or Chair

Riding Lawn Mower
Rocks
Rodent Killer/Poison
Roofing Material
Roofing Tar
Roofing Tiles
Rust Remover

ItemWhat to doHandle AsDonate

Radioactive Materials

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

 

Radon

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

 

Railroad Ties

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.

Creosote, a preservative, makes railroad ties hazardous.  Donate to someone interested in reusing railroad ties in a landscaping project.

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

Donate

Rat Killer/Poison

(Rodent)

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

 

Recliner

Chair or Couch

This item collected on recycling week only, due to the metal. 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

Refrigerator

This item collected on recycling week only.  Doors must be removed for collection.  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.  Limit of 2 large items per recycling week.

NO AMMONIA COOLED - Hennepin County A-Z Guide

Large Item

Go To Hazardous Waste Page 

Donate

Riding Lawn Mower

Do NOT place next to your garbage cart.  This item NOT collected by Solid Waste & Recycling. 

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

Voucher

Donate

Rocks

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

Donate

Roofing Material

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

Donate

Roofing Tar

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

 

Roofing Tiles

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

Donate

Rust Remover

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

 

Last updated Jul. 8, 2013