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 service to use the transfer station until further notice.

You can bring

  • Household garbage and furniture
  • Household appliances and electronics – Limit of two per voucher
  • Mattresses and box springs – Limit of two per voucher (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


If you have City Solid Waste & Recycling collection service, you get vouchers to use at the South Transfer Station each year.

  • Up to six cleanup vouchers for household garbage, appliances, electronics, mattresses, or construction and demolition materials.
  • Up to two tire vouchers. We accept tires with or without rims.
  • Each voucher can be used for one load in a single trip using one vehicle.
  • Vouchers can be used only for materials from Minneapolis properties.

How to get and use a voucher

Limits and fees

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


Voucher Limit

Fee If Over Limit

Appliance, electronic item, mattress or box spring

2 items

$25 each

Construction and demolition debris

2,000 pounds

$45 per ton


2,000 pounds

$45 per ton

Tire – 17" or smaller

8 tires


Tire – 18"–50"

8 tires


Tire – 50" or bigger

8 tires


All fee amounts include any taxes.

Other options for extra items

Additional information

Contact us

Solid Waste & Recycling




You must call to request a voucher.


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.