Recycle Household Items - Easy Ways To Recycle Your Stuff & Keep It Out Of Landfills
Looking to recycle household items and keep them out of landfills? Check out these easy ways to recycle and our directory of amazing resources!
Fill out the form on this page to find recycling locations in your area according to what type of item you are trying to recycle.
Check out the list below of where to recycle things categorized by
the type of item as well as the checklist for recycling paper.
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What To Shed & What To Shred
yourself from the paper monster! Half of the battle of organizing paper
files is knowing what to discard. This list will get you started.
Paper to Recycle
- manuals and/or instruction booklets for items you no longer have or no longer work
- irrelevant notes and/or notebooks from school
- outdated articles, magazines, and newspapers
- recipes you can no longer read
- old printed emails
- materials of events past
- expired coupons
- unnecessary or duplicate take out menus
- old business cards
- outdated memberships and/or subscriptions
Paper to Shred
- utility bills more than a year old
- bank statements more than 3 years old
- outdated auto insurance policies
- receipts with credit card numbers on them
- ancient parking tickets
- old deposit receipts
- anything you are discarding that has sensitive information on it (social security number, date of birth, etc.)
PLEASE NOTE: ANY TAX-RELATED PAPERS SHOULD BE KEPT!
Categorized List Of Where To Recycle Household Items
- With other metal cans (has to be empty, pull off cap)
CDs, DVDs, & Jewel Cases
- Mail old crocs to: Crocs Recycling West, 3375 Enterprise Avenue, Bloomington, CA 92316
- With other household metal products
- Give back to the dry cleaners
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