Download a list of items accepted at the 2014 Fall event, on November 2, 2014 by clicking here. Below is a list of items collected at our last event.

1- #7 & unmarked plastic
ACs & Dehumidifiers (working)
Air conditioners
Air packing pillows
Alkaline Batteries (up to 5lbs)
Aluminum cans
Aseptic containers
Automotive Batteries
BBQ Grills
Bubble wrap
Carpet and padding(dry)
Car Seats (remove metal/pad)
Cell phones
Ceramic Pieces; Clay Pots
Chain Saws (gas-powered)
Claw tubs
Colored Glass Bottles
Comm. Display fixtures
Computer Printers & scanners
Confidential Files, tax records
Copper pipe (reusable)
Craft supplies (see website)
Desktop computers & monitors
Dishwashers (working/repair)
Extension cords
Fans & motors (working)
Fluorescent & CFL light bulbs
Hearing aids
Hot Water Heaters
Laptop Computers
Large appliances (not working)
Latex paint (clean, reusable, full gallons)
Lawn Mowers, Edgers (gas-powered)
Light ballast (no PBRs)
Lumber (6 foot length minimum, remove nails)
Media (see website)
Metallic hardware (see website)
Mercury-filled thermostats
Microwave ovens
Musical instruments
Newspaper & Paper
NiCad & Rechargeable Batteries
Ovens & Stoves (working/repair)
Paper supplies (see website)
Porcelain Sinks (remove fixtures)
Porcelain Toilets (remove fixtures)
Power tool Batteries
Printer Ink & Toner cartridges
Propane tanks
Reading glasses, spectacles
Refrigerators & freezers
Reusable Bldg Supplies
Rigid insulation (Clean 4' x 4' min)
Sewing supplies & Notions
Shoes & boots (pairs only)
Snow blowers (gas-powered)
Small electronics
Steel, Iron
Styrofoam #6 PS
Styrofoam Expoly EPS
Styrofoam Peanuts
Table saws
Televisions ( 1 per vehicle)
VHS Cassettes
Video games & video 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 Tires
NO Fiberglass Insulation
NO Pink/Blue Insulation less than 4' x 4'
NO Oils and Lubricants
NO Carpet rolled longer than 6' or wet
NO furniture
NO Mattresses & Box springs
NO more than 2 TVs per vehicle
NO Single-pane Windows
NO Oil based paint
NO partial gallons of reusable latex paint (all paint must be full, reusable, not previously frozen)
NO Household Cleaning Products
NO Household Trash
NO Drywall and construction debris
NO Pesticides & NO Insecticides
NO Paint & Toxic chemicals
Any accepted items that exceed limits stated
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