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Major Appliances

Major appliances include:
  • Air conditioners
  • Clothes dryers
  • Clothes washers
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Dishwashers
  • Furnaces
  • Garbage disposals
  • Heat pumps
  • Microwaves
  • Ovens
  • Ranges
  • Refrigerators
  • Stoves
  • Trash compactors
  • Water heaters


Reuse  For items still in good condition, there are many reuse and donation opportunities.  


Major appliances no longer in good condition must be recycled. It is illegal to place major appliances in household garbage because they have components that are harmful to health and the environment. Some retailers will recycle old appliances when you purchase a new one.

The following businesses accept appliances from residents:

Advanced Recyclers, Inc.
8980 S Highway 149
Inver Grove Heights, MN

Alters Metal Recycling
801 Barge Channel Road
St. Paul, MN

7370 W.153rd St.
Apple Valley, MN

Certified Recycling
14305 Ewing Ave
Burnsville, MN

Hastings Sears
275 W. 33rd St.
Hastings, MN 55033

J & J Recycling
607 Barge Channel Road
St. Paul MN

Plaza TV and Appliance, Inc.
946 Robert St.
West St. Paul, MN 

Disposal information for small appliances such as toasters, coffee makers and more is also available.

Information on this page applies to households ONLY. Different rules may apply to businesses in Dakota County.

Last updated: 7/21/2015 9:42 AM