Public Works

Solid Waste & Recycling

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

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What To Do List - V

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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Vacuum Cleaners
Varnish
VCRs
Venetian Blinds
Video Games/Tapes
Vinyl Flooring
Vinyl Siding

ItemWhat to doHandle AsDonate

Vacuum Cleaners

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

Varnish

If container is empty, bag and place inside the garbage cart.

If not empty you must handle as hazardous waste.  Do NOT place in the garbage cart. This item NOT collected by Solid Waste & Recycling or accepted at the South Transfer Station.

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 Garbage Page

 Go To Hazardous Waste Page

  

VCRs

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

Venetian Blinds

This item collected on recycling week only.  Limit of 2 large items per recycling week.  Bag and place inside the garbage cart and/or place next to the garbage cart on garbage day.  Please post a sign or write on the item "For Solid Waste".

Large Item

Donate

Video Game Systems & Games

Hennepin County's HHW & Recycling Drop-Off Facilities will accept electronics and electronic media for recycling.  If unable to donate or deliver to Hennepin County's Facility, bag and place media inside your garbage cart.

If the video game contains a battery, remove the battery.  Bag and place the games/tapes inside the garbage cart.  Remember to recycle the battery by placing it in a plastic bag on top of your recycling cart.

Go To Garbage Page

 

Vinyl Flooring

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

 

Vinyl Siding

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

 

Last updated Jul 8, 2013