Where to Recycle
  • Electronics
    mygreenelectronics.org
  • Computers
    sharetechnology.org
  • Floppy disks and videotapes
    greendisk.com
  • Cell phones and rechargeable batteries
    rbrc.org
  • Business clothing
    dressforsuccess.org
  • Eyeglasses
    neweyesfortheneedy.org
  • Formal dresses
    www.operationfairydust.org
  • Appliances
    recycle-steel.org
  • Carpets
    carpetrecovery.org
  • Paint
    earth911.org
  • Packing peanuts
    loosefillpackaging.com
  • Tires
    epa.gov/garbage/tires/live.htm

The Facts: How Long Does It Take to Biodegrade?

Brown paper bag
1 to 5 months

Cigarette butts and filters
12 years

Plastic bags, caps, and lids
Decades

Aluminum cans
2 to 5 centuries

Styrofoam cups and clamshells
Virtually forever