Organics drop-off sites

If your building doesn’t have organics recycling, you can compost your food scraps by bringing them to a drop-off site.

Getting started

  • Choose a convenient site from the list below, click on the sign-up link and enter your email address.
  • You'll receive an email by the next day with welcome instructions for your selected drop-off location. 
  • Start collecting your home organics in compostable paper or plastic bags. See accepted organics
  • Bring the bags to the organics drop-off site, unlock the cart and put your organics inside.
  • Relock the cart to prevent contamination.

Choose a drop-off site

View a map of all Minneapolis organics drop-off sites

 

Armatage Park

2500 W. 57th St.

Carts are located in the middle of the park parking lot.

Sign up for the Armatage Park drop-off

 

Audubon Park

1320 29th Ave. NE

Carts are located at the east end of the parking lot.

Sign up for the Audubon Park drop-off

 

Bryant Square Park

3101 Bryant Ave. S

Carts are located in the middle of the parking lot.

Sign up for the Bryant Square drop-off

 

Folwell Park

1615 Dowling Ave. N.

Carts are located in the parking lot.

Sign up for the Folwell Park drop-off

 

Loring Park

Carts are located at Yale Place and Willow Street cul-de-sac.

Sign up for the Loring Park drop-off

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Park

4055 Nicollet Ave. S.

Carts are located at the south end of the parking lot. (Entrance to the parking lot is off of 40th St. S.) 

Sign up for the MLK Park drop-off

 

Pearl Park

414 E. Diamond Lake Rd.

Carts are located in the parking lot across from the main entrance.

Sign up for the Pearl Park drop-off

 

Van Cleve Park

901 15th Ave. SE

Carts are located at the back (west end) of the parking lot.

Sign up for the Van Cleve Park drop-off

 

South Transfer Station

2850 28th Ave. S.

The South Transfer Station organics drop-off will be open whenever the station is open. We suggest avoiding peak traffic times. We recommend these times to drop off organics: 

  • Tuesday, 2 – 7:15 p.m.
  • Wednesday – Friday, 12:30 – 7:15 p.m.
  • Saturday, 8:30 – 10 a.m.

 

The Wedge Community Co-op

2105 S. Lyndale Ave.

Carts are located in the south parking lot.

Sponsor: Lowry Hill East Neighborhood

Sign up for the Wedge Co-op drop-off

 

The Wedge Table

2412 Nicollet Ave.

Carts are located in the south parking lot, near the alley.

Sponsor: Whittier Alliance

Sign up for the Wedge Table drop-off

 

Zion Lutheran Church

128 33rd St W.

Carts are located in the parking lot. 

Sponsor: Lyndale Neighborhood Association

Sign up for the Zion Church drop-off

 

University Lutheran Church of Hope

Carts are located in the south parking lot.

Sponsor: University Lutheran Church of Hope

Sign up for the University Lutheran Church of Hope drop-off

 

North Loop: Colonial Warehouse

212 3rd Ave N

Carts are located behind MartinPatrick3, in fenced garbage area, at the bottom of parking lot driveway. Entrance accessible from Washington Ave N.

Sponsor: North Loop Neighborhood Association

Sign up for the North Loop: Colonial Warehouse drop-off

 

North Loop: 7th Ave Parking Lot

246 7th Ave N

Carts are located behind Freehouse and Loose-Wiles Building, in southeast corner, near the electrical boxes. Entrance accessible from 7th Ave N.

Sponsor: North Loop Neighborhood Association

Sign up for the North Loop: 7th Ave Parking Lot drop-off

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