Download a list of items accepted at the November 6, 2016 9am-3pm FALL 2016 CUGU event, WHEN AVAILABLE, by clicking here
LIST OF ITEMS COMMONLY ACCEPTED (itms accepted at the next event will be announced 60 days prior to the event
ACs, dehumidifiers (working)
Air packing pillows
Alkaline batteries (up to 5lbs)
Aluminum cans
Aseptic containers
Auto batteries
BBQ grills
Bicycles, bike parts
Bubble wrap
Car seats (remove metal/pad)
Cell phones
Chain saws (gas-powered)
Clawfoot tubs
Clothing & Linens
Colored glass bottles
Commercial backlit signs
Commercial display fixture
Computer monitors
Computer printers
Computer scanners
Copper pipe (reusable)
Desktop computers
Dishes, resalable
Dishwashers (working/repair)
Extension cords
Fans, motors (working)
Farm-style wooden windows
Fluorescent; CFL light bulbs
Hairdryers & curling irons
Hearing aids
Hotwater heaters
Large appliances (not working)
Lawnmowers, edgers (gas-powered)
Light ballast(no PBCs)
Lumber (6'+ long minimum, remove nails)
Magazines, paper
Mercury-filled thermostats
Metallic hardware, knobs, hooks
Microwave ovens
Musical instruments
Newspaper, paper
Neon Signs
NiCad, rechargeable Batteries
Outdoor furniture
Ovens, stoves (working/repair)
Plastic #1-#7, unmarked
Plastic shopping bags (clean)
Power tool batteries
Printer ink, toner cartridges
Propane tanks
Radios, small electronics
Reading glasses, spectacles
Refrigerators, freezers
Reusable bldg supplies
Rigid insulation (4'x 4'+, clean)
Screen doors (wooden)
Shoes, boots (pairs only)
Sinks (no fixtures)
Snow blowers (gas-powered)
Steel, iron
String trimmers
Styrofoam #6 PS, Expoly EPS
Styrofoam peanuts
Table saws
Toilets (no innards)
Torpedo Heaters
Upholstered furniture (clean, reusable)
VHS cassettes
Video games, game systems
Washers, dryers (working/repair)

Please note - If you are recycling an appliance you may qualify for a rebate from your utility company (TC Light & Power, Cherryland Electric Cooperative.) Representatives from the utilities will be on hand to help but you must bring a copy of your utility bill in order to process your rebate. If you are not sure if you qualify, please check with your utility company.

Items NOT Accepted

Items listed as not accepted will be turned away

NO Dirty or Broken Upholstered Furniture
NO Tires
NO Fiberglass
NO Pink/Blue Insulation less than 4' x 4'
NO Oils, oil & latex paint, lubricants
NO Carpet, NO padding
NO Confidential documents
NO Mattresses, NO Boxsprings
NO Single-pane Windows
No Oil-based/latex paint
NO Household cleaners
NO Trash
NO Drywall, NO construction debris
NO Pesticides, NO Insecticides
NO Toxic chemicals
NO accepted items that exceed limits stated
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