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  • Acid
  • Acoustic Ceiling Tile
  • Adhesives/Glue
  • Aerosol Spray Cans
  • Air Conditioner
  • AC
  • A.C.
  • Air Purifiers
  • Aluminum Cans (CRV)
  • California redemption value
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Aluminum Foil Pans
  • Aluminum Scrap
  • Ammunition
  • Amplifier
  • Antifreeze/Coolant
  • radiator fluid
  • Aquarium
  • Arm Slings
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Asbestos
  • Asphalt
  • Automotive Parts
  • Baby Stroller
  • Bamboo
  • Bathroom Fixtures
  • Bathtub
  • BBQ/Grill
  • Bed Frames
  • Bedding
  • Bicycle/Bike
  • Bicycle/Bike Inner Tubes
  • Bicycle/Bike Parts
  • Bicycle/Bike Tires
  • Binders
  • Binoculars
  • Blenders
  • Boat
  • Books
  • Bottle Cap
  • Box Spring
  • bed
  • Brake Fluid
  • Branches
  • Brick/Masonry
  • Broken Glass
  • Bubble Wrap
  • Bulky Item Collection
  • Cabinets
  • Cables/Cords/Wires
  • Calculator
  • Camera Film
  • Cameras
  • Car Batteries
  • Cardboard
  • Carpet
  • Cars
  • Cartons
  • Cassette Player
  • Cast Boots
  • Catalytic Converter
  • CD/DVD
  • CD/DVD Cases
  • CD/DVD Players
  • Cell Phones
  • cell
  • Cement Mixer
  • Ceramic
  • Chainsaw
  • Chipping Events
  • Christmas Lights
  • Christmas Tree
  • Clamshell
  • Clawfoot Bathtub
  • Clippers/Trimmers
  • Clock
  • Clothing Iron
  • Clothing/Textiles/Fabric
  • Coat Hangers
  • Coffee Grounds
  • Coffee Maker
  • Coffee Mugs
  • Coffee Sleeves
  • Commercial Recycling Collection
  • Compost (Drop-off)
  • Compost (Pick-up)
  • Composting Bin Rebates
  • Composting Workshops
  • Computer Tower
  • Concrete
  • Cooking Oil
  • Cooking Oil Haulers
  • Copper/Brass
  • Copy Machine
  • Copy Paper
  • Crayons
  • Crutches
  • Curbside Recycling Programs
  • Dead Animal Removal
  • Deconstruction Services
  • Degreasers
  • Desk Chair
  • Desktop Computer Monitor
  • Diapers (Unused/New)
  • Diesel
  • Dirt
  • Dishwasher
  • Disinfectants
  • Doors
  • Dry Wood
  • Dryer
  • Drywall
  • Dumpster Rental
  • Egg Carton
  • Electric Generator
  • Electronic Ballasts
  • Electronic Toothbrush
  • Electronic Waste Collection Events
  • Electronic Waste Pick Up
  • Empty Aerosal Spray Cans
  • Empty Motor Oil Containers
  • Empty Paint Cans
  • Empty Propane Tanks (without valve)
  • Energy Efficiency Rebates
  • Energy Efficiency Workshops
  • Environmental Remediation
  • Eyeglasses
  • Fans
  • Fax Machine
  • Fertilizer
  • Fiberglass
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Retardant Chemicals
  • Fishing Line
  • Fix It Clinics
  • Flares
  • Flip Flops/Sandals
  • Floppy Disks
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs
  • Fluorescent Light Tubes
  • Food (Non-perishable)
  • Food (Perishable)
  • Foreign Money
  • Formal Dress
  • Free Needles/Sharps Container
  • Free Oil Recycling Drain Pans
  • Freezer
  • Frozen Food Bags
  • Frozen Food Boxes
  • Fungicides
  • Furniture
  • table
  • chair
  • reupholstery
  • upholstery
  • desk
  • couch
  • sofa
  • loveseat
  • Game Console
  • Garage Doors
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gasoline
  • Gift Bag
  • Gift Boxes
  • Gift Wrap
  • Glass Bottles (CRV)
  • Glass Jars
  • Glassware
  • Gleaners
  • Golf Clubs
  • GPS Console
  • Graduation Gowns
  • Grass Clippings
  • Green Waste/Yard Trimmings
  • Gym Equipment
  • Hair Curler
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hair Dye
  • Hair Straightener
  • Hard Drive Destruction
  • Hazardous Waste Haulers
  • Headphones
  • Hearing Aids
  • Helium Tank
  • Herbicide/Garden Chemicals
  • Horse Manure
  • Hot Tub/Spa
  • Household Batteries
  • Household Cleaners
  • cleaning supplies
  • Household Hazardous Waste
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  • Household Hazardous Waste Pick Up
  • Housing Complaints
  • Ice Maker
  • Ice Plant
  • Ice/Gel Packs
  • Incandescent Light Bulbs
  • Injured Animal Rescue
  • Inkjet Cartridges
  • Insecticides/Bug Spray
  • Insulation
  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • iPod
  • Jeans/Denim
  • Jewelry
  • Junk Haulers
  • Junk Mail
  • K-cups
  • Karaoke Machine
  • Kerosene
  • Keys
  • Knife
  • Laboratory Equipment
  • Landfill/Dump
  • Laptop
  • Lawn Sprinklers
  • Lawnmowers
  • Lead
  • Leather Accessories
  • LED Lights
  • Lighter Fluid
  • Lighting Fixtures
  • Luggage
  • Lumber
  • Magazines
  • Marine Batteries
  • Mascara Wands
  • Mattress
  • bed
  • Medical Electronic Waste
  • Medications/Prescription Drugs
  • Mercury
  • Metal Pipe/Wire
  • Metal Recycling Haulers
  • Metal Scrap
  • Microwave
  • Mini Fridge
  • Mixed Construction (C&D) Debris
  • Mobile Homes
  • Mobility Scooters/Powerchairs
  • Mold
  • Motor Oil Haulers
  • Motor Oil mixed with Liquid
  • Motorcycle Batteries
  • Musical Instruments
  • Nail Polish
  • Nail Polish Remover/Acetone
  • Needles/Sharps
  • syringes
  • Neon Signs
  • Newspaper
  • Oil Filters
  • Outdoor Gear Rentals
  • Oven
  • Oxygen Tanks
  • Paddleboard
  • Paint
  • Paint Stripper
  • Paint Thinner
  • Painted/Treated Wood
  • Pantyhose
  • Paper Bags
  • Paper Cups
  • Paper Recycling Haulers
  • Paper Shredder
  • Paper Shredding Services
  • Patio Furniture
  • Patio Heater
  • PCBs
  • Pedometers
  • Perfume
  • body spray
  • cologne
  • eau de toilette
  • Personal Hygiene Products/Toiletries
  • Pesticides
  • Pet Food
  • Petromat
  • Phone books
  • Photographic Chemicals
  • Pizza Boxes
  • Plant Pots
  • Plastic Bags and Film
  • Plastic Bottles (CRV)
  • Plastic Lids
  • Plastic Recycling Haulers
  • Plastic Toys
  • Plastics #1 PET (Not CRV)
  • Plastics #2 HDPE (Not CRV)
  • Plastics #3 PVC (Not CRV)
  • Plastics #4 LDPE (Not CRV)
  • Plastics #5 PP (Not CRV)
  • Plastics #6 Polystyrene Blocks (Not CRV)
  • Plastics #6 Polystyrene Peanuts (Not CRV)
  • Plastics #6 Styrofoam (Not CRV)
  • Plastics #7 Other (Not CRV)
  • Plate Glass
  • Poison
  • Polish/Wax
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Pool Table
  • Power Strips
  • Power Tools
  • Power Washer
  • Pressure Cooker
  • Printers
  • Projector
  • Propane Cylinder (Small)
  • Propane Tanks
  • Pumpkins
  • PVC Pipe
  • Pyrex
  • R.V.'s
  • Radiator
  • Radio/Stereo
  • Railroad Ties
  • Rain Barrel Rebates
  • Range Hood
  • Razor Blades
  • Rebar
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Refrigerator
  • Remotes
  • Report Abandoned Hazardous Waste
  • Report Illegal Dumping
  • Report Stormwater Complaint
  • Report Water Waste
  • Request Stormwater Information
  • Rock
  • Roof Shingles
  • Root Ball
  • Sand
  • Sandbags
  • Satellite Dish
  • Scanners
  • Scooter Batteries
  • Sealant/Caulking
  • Sewing Machine
  • Sharpening Services
  • Shoes
  • Shower
  • Shower Door
  • Shredded Paper
  • Single-use Cups
  • Sink
  • Six-Pack Rings
  • Skateboard
  • Skillets
  • Skis
  • Sliding Door
  • Small Tires
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Snowboard
  • Solar Panels
  • Solvents
  • Speaker
  • Stained Glass
  • Stamps
  • Steel Cans
  • Steel Lids
  • Steel/Iron
  • Stove
  • Stucco
  • Stuffed Animals
  • Sunglasses
  • Surfboard
  • Swap Meet
  • Tablet
  • Tanning Bed
  • Tarp
  • Telephones
  • Television
  • tv
  • telly
  • t.v.
  • Temporary Recycling/Trash Bin Service for Events
  • Textbooks
  • Thermometer
  • Thermostat
  • Thrift Stores
  • Tile
  • Tin Cans
  • Tires
  • Toaster
  • Toilets
  • Toner Cartridges
  • Tool Lending Library
  • Tools
  • Tractor Tires
  • Transfer Stations
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Trash Collection/Waste Hauler
  • Trash Compactor
  • Tree Stumps
  • Trees
  • Trophies
  • Trucks
  • Turntable/Record Player
  • Typewriter
  • Tyvek Envelopes
  • Unpainted Wood
  • Untreated Wood
  • USB Drive
  • Used Motor Oil
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Varnish/Lacquer
  • VCR
  • Vermicomposting Workshops
  • VHS Tapes/Video Tapes
  • Video Cameras
  • Video Games
  • Vinyl
  • Walkie Talkies
  • Wall Heater
  • Warming Drawer
  • Washer
  • Watch
  • Water Conservation Rebates
  • Water Conservation Workshops
  • Water Filters
  • Water Heater
  • Water Softener
  • Waxed Cardboard
  • Weather Stations
  • Weed Wacker
  • Wetsuit
  • Wheelchairs
  • Window
  • Window Screen
  • Wine Bottles
  • Wine Cooler
  • Wine Cork
  • Wood Chipper
  • Wood Pallets
  • Wood Stain
  • X-ray Film
  • Yarn
  • Yoga Mats
  • Zero Waste Workshops
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Or start by selecting a popular item

Simple Swaps | Personal Care

Disposable Razors? → Safety Razor

Single use Toothpaste? → Toothpaste Tablets

Single use Shampoo? → Refill at Bulk Stores

Plastic Toothbrush? → Bamboo/Compostable Toothbrush

Single use Straws and Silverware? → Bring Your Own

Simple Swaps | Kitchen

Food Scraps into Garbage? → Compost Your Food

Plastic Produce Bags? → Reusable Cloth Bags

Canned Food? → Buy in Bulk, Soak, & Cook

Single use Cleaning Products? → Refill at Bulk Stores OR Make Your Own

Plastic Wrap? → Make Beeswax Cling Wrap

Simple Swaps | Beauty

Cue Tips? → Reusable Cue Tips

Makeup Removing Wipes? → Reusable Makeup Removing Pads

Micro-bead Face Scrub? → DIY Face Scrub

Plastic Shampoo Bottle? → Plastic-less Shampoo Bar

 

Simple Swaps | Dining Out

Single use, Takeaway Cups? → Reusable Mug or Thermos

Paper Napkin? → Use Cloth Napkins

Plastic Takeout Bags? → Bring Your Own Reusables

Single use Takeout Containers? → Bring Your Own Container

Plastic Cutlery & Straws? → Bring Your Own Reusables

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