List of Recyclable Items and Where To Take Them

These Items Can Be Recycled Year-Round At The Following Locations:


Air Conditioners (small / med) HGRM, Acton (Seasonal) 978-635-1763
Batteries (lithium, ni-cad, rechargeable) Concord Public Works
Books & Magazines Concord Free Library
Building Materials 617-442-2262
Cardboard 133 Keyes Rd Cardboard Dumpster, 755 Walden St. Cardboard Dumpster (Seasonally)
CD’s, VHS, DVD’s, Cassette’s (Donate)
Cell Phones Concord Public Works (for REUSIT)
Computers, TV’s & electronics Best Buy*, Staples*
Clothing, Sneakers, Shoes Good Will (Crosby’s Parking Lot), Red Cross container (W. Concord MBTA Lot),St. Vincent DePaul (W. Concord MBTA Lot),Vietnam Vets 1-800-775-VETS (Free pick-up)
Eye Glasses Harvey Wheeler Building, 1276 Main Street
Fluorescent Bulbs Vanderhoof Hardware & W. Concord 5&10, Concord Public Works, Home Depot (compact fluorescent bulbs only)
Fire Extinguishers Vanderhoof Hardware
Flower Vases The Concord Flower Shop, 109 Thoreau St.
Furniture, Household Goods HGRM, Acton 978 635-1763, Salvation Army 1-800-SA-TRUCK (Free pick-up), Vietnam Vets 1-800-775-VETS (Free pick-up)
Hangers & dry cleaning bags Local dry cleaners
Mercury Thermostats / Thermometers Concord Public Works
Microwave (countertop style) HGRM, Acton 978-635-1763 (< 10 yrs old)
Motor Oil (call first, subject to change) Maynard Jiffy Lube, Wal-Mart, Minuteman HHPF*, Retailer Purchased From
Plastic Bags Crosby’s, Stop & Shop, Whole Foods
Printer Cartridges Concord Public Works (for REUSIT)
Propane Tanks Concord Lumber *
Refrigerator HGRM, Acton 978-635-1763 (restrictions)
Rugs (non wall-to-wall) HGRM, Acton 978-635-1763 (restrictions)
Sporting Goods (no exercise equip. / skis) Big Brother Big Sister 800 483-5503
Styrofoam packaging peanuts UPS Store & 40ParkLaneLLC (40 Beharrell St.)
Tires Local auto mechanic*, Routhier & Sons, Littleton, 978 772-4251*
TV’s HGRM, Acton ( cable-ready /restrictions), Best Buy* & Staples*
Tennis Balls & Towels
Tyvek Envelopes 1-800-44-TYVEK

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