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City of Minneapolis Container Rentals

General Guidelines - Rental of Containers (Carts) for your Special Events

Rental Fees:

Possible Additional Fees:

Application Process

  1. Complete the Rental Application and
  2. Email to, fax to 612-673-2250, or mail or drop off the application and payment to the address listed on the rental application.
  3. You must pay the full balance for container rentals by check (mailed or delivered to our office) or by credit card by selecting the rental charged to be added to your City of Minneapolis Utility Bill or by requesting an invoice for the rental fees. Checks may also be written to pay the utility bill or invoice. If writing a check, make the check or money order payable to: Minneapolis Finance Department.
  4. Additional fees may be charged to the applicant following the event if damages, additional materials, unacceptable materials, or contamination of materials occurs.

What you can expect from us:

If you have any questions regarding the Container Rental program, please call 612-673-3536.




Last updated Jul 19, 2016



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