What Can’t Go in Recycling & Garbage for Nonprofits & Agencies
Some commonly used items can’t go in the regular garbage or recycling. Items that require special disposal include:
- electronics (computers, cell phones, and others)
- universal waste (rechargeable batteries, certain pesticides, mercury-containing products such as thermostats, thermometers, and fluorescent lamps)
- hazardous waste (including automotive fluids, oil-based paint, solvents, aerosols, gas tanks, chemicals, dental mercury, radioactive waste, ammunition, and more)
- regulated medical waste
- waste tires
Learn about some disposal options for these items in How To Get Rid Of for Nonprofits & Agencies.