Each year, the city hosts two special Saturday drop-off events where Minnetonka residents can dispose of appliances, tires and other large household items.
- The Saturday, June 6, 2020 drop-off event is canceled due to coronavirus.
- The Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 event is still scheduled to take place. Check back for updates.
- 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
- Minnetonka Public Works, 11522 Minnetonka Blvd., east parking lot
Accepted materials and corresponding fees Minnetonka residents may drop off the materials listed below. The charge for dropping off each item is included.
New in 2019: Used clothing, shoes, towels and bedding will be accepted this year!
Appliances: $10 each
Residential washers, dryers, dishwashers, stoves, ovens, microwaves, freezers, refrigerators, water heaters, home furnaces, trash compactors, garbage disposals, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, air conditioners and water softeners
Batteries: No charge
All car, truck, motorcycle, ATV, snowmobile and garden tractor batteries are accepted. Starting in 2020, we will NOT accept household batteries (includes D, C, AA, AAA, 6-volt, 9-volt, button and rechargeable batteries).
Bicycles: No charge
Carpet and Padding: $1 per square yard
Determine the number of square yards of carpet. Roll carpet or pad and tape or tie rolls. Rolls must not exceed six feet in length or 12 inches in diameter.
Doors: $4 and up, depending on size
Fluorescent Bulbs: No chargeUp to 10 fluorescent bulbs accepted per vehicle; lamps are not accepted from businesses; don’t tape bulbs
- Chairs: small — $5; large — $10
- Loveseat: $15 each
- Couch / Sofa: $20 each
- Hide-a-Bed: $30 each
- Sectionals, Dressers, Chests, Tables and Other Furniture: $5 and up depending on size
Lumber: $2 minimum, based on $25 per cubic yard
Railroad ties, concrete and shingles are not accepted.
Mattresses and Box Springs: $20 per piece for all sizes
Mattresses are dismantled and acceptable materials are recycled via the PPL Industries mattress recycling program.
Propane Tanks: small — $1; large (over 2-lb. tank) — $5
- Clean Scrap Metal: No charge
Includes: pipes, gutters, swing sets, barbecues, ducting and fencing; all plastic, rubber, wood, concrete and hazardous materials must be removed.
- Dirty Scrap Metal: $5 charge
Includes: lawn chairs with webbing, barbecues or lawn mowers with wheels or non-metal parts still attached. All engines must be drained. Additional charges apply for riding mowers, garden tractors, snow blowers and other large items.
- Car, Trailer or Light Truck: $4 each
- Tires on Rim: $8 each
- Tractor or Truck Tire on Split Rim: $30 each
Toilets and Non-Metal Sinks: $5 each
Windows: $2 minimum, based on $25 per cubic yard
- Garbage and household hazardous waste
- Electronics - See section below for disposal information
- Copiers and fax machines
- Household batteries (new in 2020)
- Includes D, C, AA, AAA, 6-volt, 9-volt, button and rechargeable batteries
- Batteries are accepted at Hennepin County's drop-off facilities
Electronics are not accepted at drop-off day, but there are several local options to properly dispose of your electronics, including TVs, radios, stereos, VCRs, CD and DVD players/recorders, camcorders, telephones, laptops, computers, printers and monitors or any other consumer electronic devices.