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Many of these common household or office items can be placed in your recycling bin or taken to a transfer station. Recycling used materials into new products reduces: the consumption of raw materials, energy usage, air pollution from incineration, and water pollution from landfilling.

batteries CURBSIDE RECYCLING
What can and cannot go in your curbside bin and how should it be separated?
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PHONE BOOK RECYCLING
You can recycle your phone books at any of the following drop off bin locations:
BuRRT >
County Transfer Stations >
BUCKMAN ROAD RECYCLING & TRANSFER STATION HOURS: 8:00am - 4:45pm Mon - Sun
CAJA DEL RIO LANDFILL
HOURS: 7:00am - 5:00pm Mon - Sat
There are many other items that you may not be able to recycle in the curbside program or at the transfer station, but they can be recycled or reused somewhere else.

Can’t drive? Visit Donation Town to find a charity in Santa Fe that will pick up your unwanted reusable items for free!

Find your item on the list below to find the nearest location that will recycle or reuse it for you:

#1-7 PlasticSearch
#5 Plastic (tubs: yogurt, cottage, cheese, etc) Search
Preserve – Gimme 5 Drop-off locations (Whole Foods) or mail in.
Art and Craft Supplies Search

Recycle your crayons through a mail in program

Bicycles Search

Broken Spoke of Santa Fe – Bike repair and resale of used bikes

Brake Fluid Search

BuRRT – Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center

Book Recycle Search

BuRRT – Accepts phone books, hard back and paper back books at the facility only. Books can now be placed into your blue bin or any of the “mixed recycling” at the County Convenience Centers.

Book Reuse Search

Check out the Used Book Store nearest you

Building Materials Search

Habitat For HumanityReStore

2520 Camino Entrada, Santa Fe 87505

(505) 986-5880

http://www.santaferestore.org/

Check their website or call to see if they will accept your item.

Carpet Padding Search
Clothing Search
Cooking Oil Search

Reunity Resources BioFuel Collective collects cooking and fryer oil. They are a community-supported non-profit whose mission is to educate and increase access to sustainable fuels.

Valley Proteins, Inc collects restaurant grease and animal by-product in the Santa Fe area. Call for more information.

Corks Search

Recycle used corks for free at Whole Foods kiosk

Crayon Recycling Search

Recycle your crayons through a mail in program

Eyeglasses Search

Donate your old eyeglasses to people who really need them:

Lions Clubs International Headquarters

Attention: Receiving Department

300 W. 22nd Street

Oak Brook, IL 60523, USA

Eyeglass Recycling

Fire Extinguishers Search

Art and Lyns Fire Extinguishers – 9 Montoya Circle Santa Fe, NM 87501

(505) 316-3450

 

BuRRT – Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility

Food Donations Search

The Food Depot of Santa Fe

Furniture Search
Home Improvement Items Search

Habitat For HumanityReStore

2520 Camino Entrada, Santa Fe 87505

(505) 986-5880

http://www.santaferestore.org/

Check their website or call to see if they will accept your item.

Donation Centers

Magazine, Catalog and Phone Book Reduce Search

Catalog Choice for Santa Fe – opt out of unsolicited mail for free!

Musical Instruments Search

High Desert Guitars
will take instruments that work or need minor repair and donate them.

Partners in Education Teachers Warehouse

Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(505) 989-1209

Packing Material Reuse Search

The UPS store and Mail Call will recycle packaging peanuts and inflatable pillows.

Pet Supplies (unused) Search

Santa Fe Humane Society is always looking for supplies for their animals. Anything from collars, beds, to food

Plastic Bags (# 2 & 4) Search

Target

3550 Zafarano Drive, Santa Fe

(505) 471-9600 ‎

WalMart

3251 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe

(505) 474-4727

Albertsons

600 North Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe

(505) 982-4668

Or

3542 Zafarano Drive, Santa Fe

(505) 471-1058

Smiths Grocery

2308 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe

(505) 471-7874

Or

2110 South Pacheco Street, Santa Fe

(505) 473-5560

 

Printer Ink Cartridges Search

Office Depot

153 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe

(505) 986-0096

2016 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe

(505) 474-7181

What can I recycle at Office Depot?

Office Max

3003 S Saint Francis Dr

Santa Fe, NM 87505

(505) 988-1752

Staples Office Supply

3529 Zafarano Dr, Santa Fe

(505) 473-3721

Propane Tank Recycling Search

Once the empty propane tank is no longer usable, you can recycle it as scrap metal. Camping and BBQ only.

BuRRT – Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility

School Supplies Search

Partners in Education Teachers Warehouse

Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

(505) 989-1209

Sporting Equipment Search
Stop Junk Mail Search

Catalog Choice for Santa Fe – opt out of unsolicited mail for free!

Thermostats Search

BuRRT – Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility

Tires Search
Tools Search

Habitat For HumanityReStore

2520 Camino Entrada, Santa Fe 87505

(505) 986-5880

http://www.santaferestore.org/

Check their website or call to see if they will accept your item.

Donation Centers

Toy Reuse Search
VHS and Cassette Tapes Search

BuRRT – Electronic Waste (e-waste)

Window Glass Search

New Mexico Experimental Glass Workshop will take laminate-free window glass. Call for more information (505) 955-1966

For more information on where you can take those hard to recycle items, visit the New Mexico Recycling Coalition Recycling Directory.