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Art Supplies

Recycling: Recycle clean paper. Empty and recycle metal, plastic, and glass containers.

Garbage: Discard other items on your regular garbage pickup day.

SAFE Disposal Events

Some art supplies such as paints and glues may be harmful. These items can be brought to an upcoming SAFE Disposal Event.

Donations & Reuse

Donations & Reuse Visit NYC Stuff Exchange to find a place to buy, sell, or donate art supplies. Here are some organizations and services that accept used items—check their websites for details about drop-off and what they accept: