Household Miscellaneous Items
- American Children's Safety Network License Plate Recycling Program
PO Box 146
Paris, MO 65275
This program recycles vehicle license plates and car tags, new and old, and uses the proceeds to purchase bicycle helmets and give them to schools, police departments, fire departments and health departments.
- Armstrong World Industries Ceiling Tile Program
Lancaster, PA 17604
This company recycles mineral fiber ceiling tiles. Tiles must be pre-approved prior to shipping. Please call for a representative in your area and more detailed instructions.
- CEMCO Cylinder Disposal
Auburn, NY 13021
This mail-in program specializes in the complete recovery of the contents remaining and the recovery of small one pound propane cylinders (camping stove type). Please call to schedule a shipment or drop-off.
- Crazy Crayon Recycle Program
721 Village Rd
Pelican Lake, WI 54463
This program takes takes unwanted, rejected, broken crayons and recycles them into fresh, new crayons. It accepts all crayons, but please know that crayons from foreign countries will be sorted out and discarded since they may contain lead and plastics. E-mail LuAnn at LuAnn@CrazyCrayons.com with additional questions.
- Educational Assistance Limited
Glen Ellyn, IL 60138
Computer donation, computer monitors, household furniture, household item donation/reuse, office furniture, reusable appliance donation, scrap metal, tools
EAL helps turn excess or unwanted inventory, gently used equipment and services into college tuition for needy students. It also accepts donations of cash, securities and other valuable assets. If you wish to donate inventory or services to EAL, the first step is to download, complete, and fax the inventory form on the website, so that EAL can determine if donations meet the criteria. In most cases, the donor takes care of shipping costs as they may be tax deductible.
- Garment Recovery Systems Tyvek Recycling Program
2030 E Summer St
Hammond, IN 46320
This program accepts lab coats and coveralls, aprons, frocks, sleeves, boot/shoe covers and hoods. It pays for shipping if you print a label from the website. If you have non-Tyvek® disposable apparel, please visit the website for further evaluation.
- Lamb Awards Recycling Program
Westminster, MD 21157
Lamb Awards will either donate matching sets to charities in need or break the trophies down for parts. These parts will go on to other trophy winners. Please visit the website before sending any trophies. This program also accepts old plaques, sculptures and medals. You are responsible for any expenses related to shipping the old items.
- Lions In Sight Recycling Program
1404 Lemon Street, Vallejo, CA 94590
Lions In Sight is dedicated to bringing basic eye care and eyeglasses to a world of people in need. Please place your eyeglasses in a box with tissue or newspaper padding and mail to the address listed or look for a Lions In Sight collection box where you buy your glasses.
- Locks of Love Hair Donation Program
West Palm Beach, FL 33405
Locks of Love is a public non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children in the United States and Canada under age 21 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis. To participate, please visit the website for donation information. Hair must be at least 10 inches long and in ponytail form.
- Matter of Trust Hair Recycling Program
San Francisco, CA 94114
Matter of Trust takes hair and fur clippings and nylons, and uses them to make hair mats to help clean up oil spills. Please visit the website to register, and then you will receive an address to send hair to. Please do not include anything besides hair and nylons.
- New Eyes For the Needy
Short Hills, NJ 07078
New Eyes for the Needy is a non-profit charity that purchases new prescription glasses for poor residents of the U.S. and recycles donated eyeglasses for distribution to indigent people overseas. This program accepts reading glasses and sunglasses, hearing aids, watches and jewelry, silverware and giftware and dentures with gold inlays. Please call for proper mailing instructions, and be sure to include your return address inside the package so that this organization can send you an acknowledgement.
- Nike Reuse-A-Shoe Program
3552 Avenue of Commerce
Memphis, TN 38125
This program accepts any athletic shoe that does not contain metal. You can visit the website to download a shipping label. There are also drop-off locations in some Nike Factory Stores.
- Rebounces Tennis Ball Recycling Program
1313 Hwy 62-65 N, Suite F
Harrison, AR 72601
To receive a prepaid shipping label, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, shipping address and the number of balls you wish to send. Pre-paid shipping is only available for quantities of 100 balls or more. Once shipped, balls will be re-pressurized to industry standard pressure and offered for purchase as practice balls.
- Recycle Your Mat
1855 W 2nd Ave
Eugene, OR 97402
Once your mat is received, you will be emailed a coupon for your next order to Manduka gear.
- Scarlet Girl Recycling Program
5331 SW Macadam Ave, Ste 258-409
Portland, OR 97239
This program will recycle your unwanted or broken adult toys. For each package of toys submitted Scarlet Girl will give you a $10 credit toward a future purchase. Simply mail your clean, dry adult toys and they will be disinfected and disassembled to remove and segregate all components and electronics.
- Sheer No Nonsense Pantyhose Recycling Program
3707 W Fifth St
Lumberton, NC 28358
To participate in this program, put all pantyhose, nylon knee highs and tights in a box, regardless of brand. You can download and print a shipping label from the website, then send in for recycling.
- The Bra Recyclers
3317 S Higley Rd Suite #114-441
Gilbert, AZ 85297
All bras must be washed. Please fill out the Bra Recycling Form on the website and mail to the attention of Elaine Birks-Mitchell.
- The Pen Guy Recycling Program
Forestville, CA 95436
Pens, markers, highlighters
This program takes used pens and turns them into artwork. Please visit the website for more details.
- Yemm and Hart Wine Cork Recycling
425 N Chamber Dr
Fredericktown, MO 63645
Send your wine and Champagne cork stoppers prepaid (paid by sender) to Yemm & Hart via UPS or USPS.