Reuse + Recycle

While recycling is always preferable to landfill, the biggest impact is made by reusing what we have and prioritizing materials that do not require additional resources after use. Find local ways to reduce waste in our online guide.

Musical Equipment | instruments

Resources
Buy Nothing | Facebook Groups


Recycling Categories
Appliances
non-usable appliances 2refrigerators 1small 6usable appliances 4
Art + Craft Supplies
beads 1buttons 1fabric (non-usable + scraps) 3fabric (usable) 5glue sticks 5markers (non-usable) 2markers (usable) 4non-usable supplies 2sewing supplies 4usable supplies 4yarn 4zippers 4
Audio/Visual
VCRs 2cameras (not working) 4cameras (working) 6speakers 1televisions (not working) 1televisions (working) 3
Bags
brown paper 6insulated 1reusable shopping bags 3
Batteries
car 10cell phone 11household + alkaline 5rechargeable 14
Bikes + Motorcycles
bike parts 1motorcycle parts 1used bikes 2
Books
art-related 9current texts + reference books 4fiction + non-fiction 8new + gently used children’s books 10old encyclopedias, medical, informational + damaged 2paperback dictionaries, current texts + reference books 4
Building Materials
architectural salvage 2carpet samples 3construction debris 1doors (call in advance for details) 3fence parts 2hardware 2lumber (non-usable) 1lumber (usable) 2pallets (usable + non-usable) 1pipes 1tile (large, unbroken) 3tile (small, unbroken) 3usable materials 3wallpaper 3windows 3
Clothing
accessories 5denim 2non-usabale clothing + scraps 1shoes (non-wearable) 4shoes (wearable) 10usable clothing 12
Electronics + Cell Phones
Pop Sockets brand 2accessories 1broken electronics 9cell phone cases 2cell phone chargers 10cell phones 13computer monitors 7computer parts (keyboards, mice, speakers, etc.) 3computers 6laptops 11tablets 11printers 2working electronics 11
Food Packaging
Barilla brand 1Gerber brand 1Late July brand 1Naked Lunch brand 2Quinn brand 1aluminum can tabs 1bread bag tags 1egg cartons 3foil-lined wrappers + chip bags 3glass milk bottles 5metal yogurt tops 1reusable ice packs 2squeeze pouches 3twist ties 2
Food
oyster shells 2scraps 5unopened packaged food for donation 2
Glass
bottles (unbroken) 8jars (unbroken) 8
HVAC
air conditioners 3radiators 1
Household (indoors)
Brita brand 1Downy brand 1Dreft brand 1Gain brand 1Swiffer brand 1Tide brand 1air fresheners + packaging 2bakeware 1candles (new) 1candles (used) 1cookware 4corks (natural) 6cutlery 2dishes + glassware 1disposable cups 2disposable plates 2food storage containers 5frames 4furniture 10housewares + décor 9laundry jugs 1mattresses 1mirrors (unbroken) 1novelty cake pans 2straws 2vases 2
Household (outdoors)
flowers 2grills 2lawnmowers 2snowblowers 2yard waste (not in plastic or contaminated) 1
Light Bulbs
CFL 7LED 6fluorescent tubes 7halogen 1incandescent 1
Lighting
fixtures + string lights (working) 3string + holiday (not working) 1
Linens
good condition curtains, sheets, blankets 7non-usable linens 1towels 1
Media
CDs + DVDs (non-usable) 1CDs + DVDs (usable/sellable) 2VHS Tapes 1newspaper 6
Medical
prescription drugs 1
Metals
ferrous (mild iron, steel, cast iron, wrought iron) 3household (aluminum, steel, tin cans, trays, lids, caps, aluminum foil) 6non-ferrous (aluminum 1non-ferrous (aluminum, copper, tin, lead, stainless steel) 3
Misc
clothes pins 3fire extinguishers 1greeting cards 3promotional items 3rock collections 3scenery 2shell collections 3silica packets 2
Musical Equipment
instruments 1
Office Supplies
calendars (with pictures) 3ink cartridges (empty) 4ink cartridges (unopened, usable) 4mechanical pencils 5non-usable supplies 1paper (non-usable) 5paper (usable) 5pens 5rubber bands 3usable supplies 5
Paint
art + craft 4brushes (reusable) 2latex house (usable) 1spray (empty) 1spray (usable) 1thinner + stripper 2
Personal Care
Acure brand 1Dial brand 1Garnier brand 3contact lenses 1eyeglasses (intact) 3feminine products (unused) 2hairspray + mousse cans 1medication (unused + expired) 2oral care 3plastic razors 3product packaging 5safety razor blades 2toiletries 1vitamin + medicine packaging 1
Pet
Open Farm Pet Food brand 1Royal Canin brand 1Sloppy Plate brand 1Wellness Pet Food brand 1food packaging 4
Plastic
bottles or containers 7credit + gift cards (without chip) 1plastic film 1plastic film, cling wrap, ziplock bags 11shopping bags 20spray nozzles + pumps 3
Plumbing
accessories (knobs, shower heads, fixtures) 3sinks 3tubs 3usable plumbing 2
Seasonal
Christmas trees (artificial) 1Easter eggs (plastic) 1
Shipping Supplies
Tissue Paper 2bubble wrap 13cardboard 9envelopes (padded) 13packing paper 4packing peanuts 3plastic air pillows 10
Signage
foam core, sintra, plexi, vinyl 1
Sports + Athletics
equipment 3fitness gear 2golf balls + tees 4tennis balls and containers 4
Styrofoam
coolers 1molded packaging 1
Tools
non-usable tools 1usable tools 4
Toys + Games
Hasbro brand 3LOL brand 3Lego brand 4Mattel brand 3Spin Master brand 4VTech + Leap Frog 4good condition 8puzzles 4
Vehicles
car parts 1truck parts 1used cars + trucks 1