As you declutter, organize, sort and purge through your belongings, there may be items that can be recycled or reused. The Raleigh area has several options for recycling items to make sure they are safely disposed of or reused. Please review this growing list of where to recycle items in Raleigh.
Wake County Recycling Convenience Centers Wake County has 11 sites where residents can drop off various types of items for recycling.
Wake County Electronics Recycling There are 5 locations in Wake County that accept various types of electronic waste such as old computers, televisions, and DVD players.
Anything with a Plug Recycling is an electronics removal service in Wake and Durham counties that offers pick-up of electronic waste.
Wake County Household Hazardous Waste Disposal There are 2 locations in Wake County that can safely dispose of household hazardous waste, such as paints and pesticides. They are located at: 9037 Deponie Drive, Raleigh and 6130 Old Smithfield Road, Apex
Hopeline at Verizon Wireless Stores is an electronic recycling program that helps victims and survivors of domestic violence. They accept used cell phones, batteries, chargers & accessories.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore accepts donations of various types of building materials and gently used appliances.
The Lions Club is a great place to donate used eyeglasses.
Raleigh Scrap Metal Recycling buys scrap metal, old appliances & more.
TT&E Iron & Metal buys and recycles scrap metal.
Animal Shelters often accept used towels, sheets and blankets to be used as bedding. Visit the individual shelter’s page to find out more about their needs.
Craigslist is a site where you can list items for free so they will be quickly picked up and used by others. You can also sell items locally on Craigslist.
Freecycle is a site where you can offer and find local items for free to reduce environmental waste.
Please contact these locations to verify their recycling or donation policies and needs. I hope you will keep the environment in mind when you are decluttering or organizing your home or business.