Drop-off items and fees

We explain what you can bring to the City's South Transfer Station.

South Transfer Station is for City customers only

You must have City garbage or water service to use the site.

You can bring

  • Household garbage and furniture
  • Large recyclable items - Limit of two per voucher
    • Household appliances and electronics 
    • Mattresses and box springs (each mattress or box spring counts as one item)
  • Scrap metal
  • Shingles
  • Building materials
  • Tires – Limit of eight per voucher

Do not bring

  • Asbestos
  • Automobile parts
  • Dirt and sod
  • Hazardous materials
  • Liquids
  • Paint or paint cans
  • Railroad ties
  • Yard waste

Options to use the drop-off site

Vouchers

If you have City garbage collection service, you get vouchers to use at the South Transfer Station each year.

How to get and use a voucher

Limits and fees for customers with a voucher

 

Pay per use pass

If you do not have City garbage collection, but do have a Minneapolis water bill, you can request a pay per use pass.

How to get and use a pay per use pass

Fees for pay per use pass

 

Limits and fees for customers with a voucher

Extra fees will be added to the utility bill for the property. Cash, checks and credit cards are not accepted at the transfer station.

You'll be charged an extra fee if you:

  • Go over the voucher's limit

  • Have already used your six cleanup or two tire vouchers for the year

  • Use more than one voucher in a trip (ex. two vehicles or combine vouchers to cover extra weight over the limit)

  • Exit the facility without going on the outbound scale and speaking with the attendant

Item

Voucher Limit

Fee If Over Limit

Administrative fee

n/a

$15

Appliance, electronic item, mattress or box spring

2 items

$25 each

Construction and demolition debris

2,000 pounds

$41 per ton

Garbage

2,000 pounds

$41 per ton

Tire – 17" or smaller

8 tires

$6

Tire – 18"–50"

8 tires

$14

Tire – 50" or bigger

8 tires

$25

* Pricing above does not include taxes and fees.

Fees for pay per use pass

All fees will be added to the utility bill for the property. Cash, checks and credit cards are not accepted at the South Transfer Station.

Item

Fee

Administrative fee

$15

Minimum charge

$40

Loads with garbage and construction & demolition debris 

$117.86 per ton

Loads containing only construction and demolition debris

$122.05 per ton

Appliance, electronic item, mattress or box spring

$25 each

Tire – 17" or smaller

$6 each

Tire – 18"–50"

$14 each

Tire – 50" or bigger

$25 each

 

Other options for extra items

More information

Contact us

Solid Waste & Recycling

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Phone

612-673-2917

You must call to request a voucher.

Address

Eastside Maintenance Facility

2635 University Ave NE

Minneapolis, MN 55418

Office hours

8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday – Friday

This building is closed to the public.