Stuff We’ve Picked Up

The goal of Owen’s List is to show people a better destination than a landfill for stuff they no longer need. Some drop offs are alternate recycling facilities. Others are hazardous waste disposal sites. A third category is community organizations that can use your stuff for good. Here is a list of some of the items we have found ways to dispose of that you probably have at home too.

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Battery Recycling

We learned about the toxic chemicals that can release from used batteries and how important it is to safely dispose of them once they have stopped working.
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Styrofoam Recycling

Styrofoam takes up considerable space in our landfills and takes many years to break down. Owen’s List will show you better alternatives.
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Electronics Recycling

There are many options for recycling electronics. We can help you find one that will recover the materials that can be reused while safely disposing of the rest.
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Light Bulb Recycling

Light bulbs don’t belong in landfills because they contain harmful chemicals. Here is how you can recycle them in Seattle with Owen’s List.
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Clothes Hangers

Despite being made of metal, wire clothes hangers should not be recycled. Think that means they should be trashed? Think again.
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