The List

Here is everything that we take.  If there are any questions or items not on here that you think should be, please reach out to us!

Item Instructions
A
Appliances
Clocks Label as Working or Non-Working
Hairdryers
Irons & Ironing Boards
Lamps
Microwaves
Sewing Machines
Art and Educational Materials
Binders
Canvases
Charcoals
Construction Paper
Crayons
Easels
Glue
Markers
Notebooks
Paint
Paint Brushes
Paint Remover Bottles
Paint Tubes/cans/bottles
Scissors
Sponges
Tape
Watercolors
Automotive
Auto Batteries
Bike Racks
Brake Pads
Bumper Racks
Cargo Carriers
Covers
Exhaust systems
Funnels
Gaskets
Hoses
Kayak Racks
License Paltes
Mats
Motors
Replacement Parts
Roof Racks
Serpentine belts
Short Shifters
Ski Racks
Transmissions
Wheel Covers
Windshield wiper blades
B
Baby Gear
Bassinets
Bath Tubs
Bottles
Bouncers
Car Seats
Carriers
Changing Tables
Diaper Pails
High Chairs
Jumpers
Non-electric breast pumps
Pacifiers and Teethers
Plastic Bibs
Play mats
Play Tables and Chairs
Rockers
Security Gates
Sippy Cups
Small plastic Toys
Strollers
Teething Rings
Toy Organizers
Walkers
Backpacks
Briefcases Useable or non-reusable.  Please label accordingly.
Drawstring bags
Hiking backpacks
Messenger bags
Purses
Wheeling backpacks
Bath and Shower
Abrasive Scrubs Absolutely Nothing Gross or Unhygienic.  We cannot take anything that has been used (had contact with the body i.e. Loofahs).  These must be new.
Bath Mats
Bath play toys
Bathtub Safety Rails
Loofahs and pumices
Shower Caddies
Shower Curtains
Shower heads
Soap dishes
Soap dispensers
No – Bathroom or Toilet Cleaners
No – electric shavers and nose hair trimmers
No – soiled diapers
No – Toilet Bowl Cleaners or Plungers
Batteries
9V Batteries
Alkaline Place Tape over the Ends
Auto Batteries
Button Cell Batteries – Alkaline
Button Cell Batteries – Lithium
Button Cell Batteries – Silver Oxide
C Batteries
D Batteries
Lead Acid Batteries – Alarm Systems
Lead Acid Batteries – Boat
Lead Acid Batteries – Car
Lead Acid Batteries – Emergency Batteries
Rechargeable Batteries – Lithium Ion
Rechargeable Batteries – Nickel Cadmium
Rechargeable Batteries – Nickel Metal
Rechargeable Batteries – Nickel Zinc
Bedding
Bedspreads Reusable or Non-Reusable.  Place in a Bag and Label as such.
Blankets
Curtains
Drapes
Pillowcases
Pillows
Quilts
Rods
Sheets
Books, Magazines, Notebooks, and Jotters
Novels Reusable.  If not put into regular recycling
Manuscripts
Text books
Cook Books
Comics
Notebooks
Any other Type of Bound Reading
Notebooks
Bottle Caps
Plastic
Soda Tabs
Metal
Breakroom
Coffee Capsules i.e K-Cups Must be clean and dry
Dining Disposable
Coffee and Tea Accessories
Britta/Pur
Filters
Pitchers
Burlap
C
Construction & Demolition (C&D)
Asphalt All Granular items must be stored in a solid, sealed container (i.e. Gatoraid container, small bucket)
Block
Brick
Carpet
Clean Fill
Clean Plasterboard
Clean Wood
Clearing and Grubbing
Cobble Stone
Concrete
Dirt/Fill
Dry Wall
Glass
Gravel
Gypsum
Insulation
Lumber
Masonry
Non-Pressure Treated Wood
Pressurized Wood
Rubble (Block, Concrete, Brick, Asphalt)
Shingles
Stone
Wood
Candy and Snack Wrappers
Individual snack bags and wrappers Must be clean and dry
Multipack snack bags and wrappers
Family-size snack bags and wrappers
Chip, Candy, and Granola Wrappers
Foil or Non-foil lined
Candle Wax  You can leave the wax in the glass
Ceramics
China
Christmas Tree Lights
Cigarette Waste Put into a Plastic Container i.e. Gatoraid bottle and seal it
Cleaning Supplies and Accessories
Brooms Must be clean.  Nothing Gross
Mops
buckets
Swifers
Dust pans
Spray bottles
Empty Detergent bottles
Lid tops
Dryer Sheets
No – Aerosol cans
No – Solvents – drain, oven, toilet, disinfectant, degreaser, all purpose, detergent, bleach, and fabric softener
Clothing
Non-reusable Place in a Bag and Label and Separate as Reusable or Non-Reusable. Non-Reusable can be torn, ripped, or stained but cannot be gross or smelly.  No Undergarments unless they are still in their original packaging.
Reusable
Belts
No – Bras
Coats
Dresses
Halloween Costumes
Hats
Jackets
Jeans
Jerseys
Cloth Napkins
Pajamas
Pants
Scarves
Shirts
Shorts
Skirts
Socks
Suits
Sweaters
Sweatpants
Sweatshirts
Table Linens
Ties
T-Shirts
No – Undergarments
Coffee and Tea Accessories
Accompanied tea bag wrappers and packaging Must be clean and dry
Carafes
Cleaning Brushes
Coffee Canisters
Coffee measures
Coffee Pods
Coffee presses
Creamer
Decanters
Disc Carousels
Empty Coffee Bags
Filters
Frothing Pitchers
Non-electrical Grinders
non-electrical tea makers
Tea pods
Tea pots
Tea Strainers
Tea Tools
Used Tea bags
Cooking Oil/Grease
Vegetable Must be placed in a Solid Container i.e. Plastic Gatoraid bottle and sealed.
Canlola
Olive
Cork
Fake
Real
D
Dining Disposables and Party Supplies
Single-use Styrofoam paper or plastic cups Must be clean and dry.  Confetti and the like must be stored and sealed by itself.
Single-use plates, storage containers
Single-use utensils, straws
Wrapping Paper
Ribbons
Bows
Tissue Paper
Garlands
Noise Makers
Party Favors
Punch bowls
Ballons
Confetti
Donations
Drink Poaches
Capri Sun (w/ or w/o straw)
E
Electronics
AC adapters
All-in-one computers
Audio & Videotapes
Audio and Video Equipment
Beta or Digibeta
Boom Boxes
Calculators
Car Batteries
Cash Registers
Cassette Tapes
CD Drives
CD’s and CD Cases
Cell Phones and Telephones
Computer memory
Computer Monitors – CRT or LCD
Computer periphery and parts
CPU Chips
DVD and VCR players
DVD’s and DVD Cases
E-readers
E-scrap
Fax Machines
Game Consoles
Handheld/table monuted scanners
Hard Drives
Headsets
Hoverboards
Keyboards
Keyboards, mice and pc speakers
Laptop and cell phone batteries
Laptops
Memory (RAM)
Motherboards
MP3 players/ ipods
Networking Equipment – hubs, routers, switches, bridges
Non-reusable
PC fans and power supplies
PC scrap and stereos
PC Towers
PC’s – desktop, laptop, tablets, towers
Police scanners and pagers
Portable Copiers
Power Supply
Printers
Printers
Printers, copiers, scanners, modems
Radios
Records
Reusable
Scales
Servers
Software and Accessories
Speakers
Stereos
Telephone and Answering Machines
Televisions – intact
Toner cartridges
Tumb/flash Drives
Vacuums
VCR, DVD, blueray, laser disk and cd players
Video Cameras and Equipment
Wire
Yokes
Zip Drives
Eye/Sun Glasses
F
Fishing Line
Furniture
End and Coffee Tables
Nightstands
Wood rocking Chairs
Antiques
Small TV Stands and Microwave Carts
G
Garden Hoses
H
Hangers
Metal
Plastic
Hosiery
I
J
Jeans
K
Keys
Kitchen Appliances
Microwave Useable or non-reusable.  Please label accordingly.
Blenders
Electric Griddles
Toasters
Microwave ovens
Kitchen Items
 Cups
 Bottle Openers
 Bowls
 Can Openers
 Cutting Boards
 Grills
 Measuring Tools
 Mugs
 Pans
 Pitchers
 Plates
 Pots and Pans
 Skillets
 Soap Dispensers
 Steamers
 Trays
 Tupperware
Strainers
Utensils
L
Lightbulbs
Lightbulbs – 4ft or smaller Shatter Shield Straight
Lightbulbs – CFLs
Lightbulbs – Compact or Circle Fluorescent Lamps
Lightbulbs – Fluorescent Lamps
Lightbulbs – HID, High Pressure Sodium or Bi-Metal Lamps
Lightbulbs – Incandescent and Halogen Lamps
Lightbulbs – U Bend Fluorescent Lamps
Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs
Luggage and Travel Bags
Bags
Luggage
Suitcases
Trunks
Backpacks
Duffel bags
Hand bags
Tote bags
Other travel bags
M
Markers/Pens
Mailing , Shipping, and Packaging
Stretch Wrap
Bubble Wrap
Packaging Foam
Shipping peanuts
Bubble Wrap
Air Cushions
Tape Dispensers
Media Storage
Records
8-track tapes
Cassette Tapes
CDs
DVDs
Blu Ray Discs
Floppy Disks
Memory Sticks
External Hard Drives
Metal
#1 Copper (NEW w/no solder or paint)
#2 Copper (Used)
Aluminum
Aluminum Cans
Aluminum Fins w/ iron (copper and non)
Aluminum Fins w/o iron (copper and non)
Aluminum Siding
Aluminum Wire
Brass
Bronze
Carbide
Cast Iron
Catalytic Converters
Copper
Copper, Brass, and Stainless Turnings
Insulated Copper Wire
Light and Heavy Iron
Light Copper (Roofing)
Light Iron
Radiators
Red Brass
Stainless Steel
Steel
Yellow Brass
Musical Supplies
Small Instruments
Supplies
Guitar Strings
N
Non-presciption Drugs/Vitamins Must be NON-prescription and solid
Nylon
O
Office Supplies
Binder clips
Binders
Calendars
Card and Document filers
Correction Supplies
Desk Organizers
Discarded backing from sticker and label sheets
Dividers
Hole punchers
Labels
Paper Clips
Paper Cutters
Staplers
Staples
Outdoor Furnishings
Beach Chairs (any material)
Benches
Chairs
Lounges
Tables
Umbrellas
P
Packaging Peanuts
Pantyhose/Stockings
Party Decorations
Signs
Banners
Ballons
Party Hats
Table Decorations
Pens, Pencils, and Markers
Pens
Pen Caps
Mechanical Pencils
Markers
Marker caps
Permanents Markers
Permanent marker caps
Non-electric Personal Care Accessories
Brushes
Combs
Picks
Clips
Hairbands
Headwraps
Bobby Pins
Hair Ties
Scrunchies
Gel Packaging
Blow-dryer Attachments
Pet Products
toys
chews
tugs
clippers
bedding
leashes
muzzles
brushes
pet bowls
products for grooming, maintain, and washing
Plastic
Plastic Coated Envelopes
Plastic Hangers
Plastic Straws
Plastic Utensils
Plastic Bags
Grocery/carryout bags
Newspaper delivery bags
Dry cleaning wraps
Bread and produce bags
Zipper food storage bags
Plastic cereal box liners
Case wrap/shipping packaging (often found around diapers, snacks, water bottles, and paper towels)
Plastic Cards (Expired and unusable) – cut up
IDs Cut up and put into a ziplock bag
Licenses
Credit Cards
business cards
gift cards
key cards
Plastic packaging
padded envelopes
air bags
pallet liners and covers
shrink wrap
cushioning
foam sheets
cereal bags
ice bags
trash bags (unused)
Power Strips and Cords
Computer cords
Extension Cords
TV Cords
Telephone Cords
HDMI cables
Ethernet Cords
Cable Wires
Power Cords
USB Cables
Porcelain
R
Rubber Small Pieces of Rubber, No Tires
Rubber Bands
S
Safety Glasses
Safety Glasses
Swimming Goggles
Tanning Glasses
Safety Equipment
Disposable gloves Must be clean
Dust masks
Garmets
Hairnets
Beardnets
Shoes
Boots
Flip Flops
Crocs
Shoes
Shredded Paper
Sporting Goods
Balls (Tennis, Baseball, Soft, Wiffle, Basket, Golf, Dodge, Raquet, Soccer, Football, Bowling, Pingpong, Foam)
Camping Equipment
Roller Blades
Ice Skates
Golf Clubs
Baseball Equipment
Football Equipment
Basketball Equipment
Ice Hockey Equipment
Soccer Equipment
Tennis Equipment
Lacrosse Equipment
Other Sports Equipment
Skiing Equipment
No – Live bait
No – Large gym machines
Stained Glass
Storage Containers
Non-recyclable Tupperware
Disposable Takeout Containers
Plastic Storage
Stuffed Animals and plush toys
Styrofoam
Foam Cups and Food Service Must be completely clean and dry.  NO STYROFOAM FROM RAW MEAT
Foam Packing Peanuts
Foam Packaging
T
Tights
Toys
Tyvek
V
Vase
Vinyl Records
W
Wax Cardboard
Window Panes
Windows
Wires
Insulated Wire
Wood
X
X-Ray Film
Z
Zip Desks