We welcome your donations of high-quality items at locations throughout Minnesota and in Hudson, WI. These items are then sold in area Goodwill stores, supporting local programs that prepare people for work.
Women's clothing, shoes and accessories
Men's clothing, shoes and accessories
Children's clothing, shoes and accessories
Radios and receivers
Hard- or soft-covered books
Fiction and nonfiction books
Stereos and speakers
Ensure all pieces and parts are attached or in the box
Note: we do not accept some types of electric wheelchairs.
Items with holes, tears, stains or mildew
Mattresses, box springs, water beds and sleeper sofas
Baby furniture and equipment
Consumer product recalled items
Fluorescent bulbs and fixtures
Plumbing and construction materials
Large exercise equipment
Gas-powered lawn mowers
Health and beauty products
Firearms, bullets, knives, bows, arrows and explosives
Large appliances, including refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers and microwaves*
Household chemicals, including paint and cleaning supplies*
Automotive chemicals or parts*
* Environmental regulations require that we dispose of these items in a safe, responsible manner. High disposal costs use up funds that could be better spent on job training and placement programs.
The Dakota County Recycling Zone accepts household hazardous waste, electronics (including TVs and monitors), lawn mowers/snow blowers, and small household electronics like toasters and vacuums.
The Dakota County Green Guide lists where to recycle and dispose of common and unusual items.
Hennepin County disposal sites accept hazardous wastes, including chemicals and paint.
Hennepin County How to Get Rid of It guide describes how to dispose of large appliances, mattresses and household waste products.
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency website lists disposal sites for each Minnesota County and includes specific disposal instructions for a variety of products, including aerosol cans, automotive oil, batteries and fluorescent bulbs.
Ramsey County A to Z Disposal Guide has listing with drop off sites for each type of item you need to dispose of, including computers, large appliances, such as washers, dryers and refrigerators, and has recycing information about many other items.
Ramsey County operates a monthly collection site for which the location changes. It also operates a year-round collection site for hazardous materials. Learn more.