Batteries Plus recycles many types of batteries, and all florescent bulbs, CFL’s and tubes. For a store near you, call them at 1-800-677-8278, or visit their website.
Cell Phones for Soldiers
Provides refurbished cell phones for American soldiers. Visit their website for drop off locations.
National Cristina Foundation
You can donate computers, printers, and software to the National Cristina Foundation. Most manufacturers also accept computers for recycling or trade-in.
Find recycling locations and information.
Electronics Manufacturer Takeback Programs in the United States
Many of the electronics companies have voluntary takeback programs. Having a “voluntary program” means they offer takeback and recycling options even in states where there is no law requiring it. Here’s a quick summary of the programs, including information on which companies have no program.
A great place to give away unwanted items.
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Recycle City – St. Peters, MO
Recycle City features a convenient drop-off center open during daylight hours, seven days a week. The facility at 131 Ecology Drive has containers located in front of the building clearly marked for each type of recyclable.
Saint Louis City Recycles
Find places in and around the St. Louis area to drop off hard to recycle items.
SpectrumEcycle Solutions, Inc.
Let us help you free your home of unwanted electronics and help the environment in the process! We process most electronic and technology devices whether they are working or non-working. You can also bring us your old rechargeable batteries CDs, DVDs and VHS tapes for recycling.
STL Teachers Trading Post
Teacher Trading Post is an online donation and trading center that connects new, used and in-kind donations with our nation’s schools all year long. Teachers who have retired or left the classroom for one reason or another have many resources that they don’t know what to do with. This is where we come in.
Styrofoam recycling in St. Louis – Foam Products Corporation 2525 Adie Road, Saint Louis, MO 63043; 314-739-8100; FPC will take clean Styrofoam from packing materials only at no cost. No food clam shells of any kind will be accepted. Please have Styrofoam boxed or bagged for drop off. Packing peanuts can be returned to stores for reuse. The recorded message stated that there is a bin in the upper parking lot available 24 hours a day.
Our goal is to eliminate the idea of waste by creating collection and solution systems for anything that today must be sent to a landfill.
The Clothes Bin
Strategically located in the parking lots of convenience stores, gas stations, shopping centers or wherever people congregate, these bright green bins are destined to become the go-to for anyone looking for a convenient way to recycle their clothes, shoes and textiles.
The UPS Store
Drop off clean packing peanuts/bubble wrap at your local UPS Store.
We encourage the community to donate their old trophies, plaques and awards to support local non-profit organizations that are in great need in today’s economy. This program will help local organizations who have cut their spending on appreciation, event awards, motivation trophies, and overall recognition.