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Acrylic glass: polycarbonate, plexiglass, liquitex, optix, plastic 'glass', Lucite

Plastic #7, PC or O(other). This group contains plastics that are often clear and hard, and described as 'glass-like'. They are used for glasses, baby bottles, cd- and dvd disks, five gallon water bottles, windows in frames. etc. Just as most plastics, these items are synthetically derived from oil or gas. Plastics #7, PC or O (other are difficult to recycle.

Reuse

Five gallon water bottles are valuable. Places that sell these bottles will take them back for refill and give you a credit. 

All items made of this material and in good condition can be donated to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791 www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

At this moment Plastic with code #7, PC, or O (other) can not be placed in your Single Stream Recycle Bin. Please discard with your regular trash. 

Disposal

Please place no longer re-usable plastics with code #7, PC, or O (other) in your regular trash bin. 

 

Aerosol cans: spray paint, hair spray, canned air, canned liquids and fillers etc.

These items are made of different materials that can be disassembled into metals and plastics. Most metals and plastics are recyclable. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances. Look online for tips on how to store spray cans or how to clean a clogged nozzle.

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791 www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For these items shipping restrictions may apply:
www.usps.com/shippingrestrictions
www.ups.com/shippinghazardous 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

Separate caps and empty cans.

Please, place these items in your single stream recycle bin.

Content, like oil, paints or fixative can be hazardous. Read labels carefully. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Disposal

The caps and the cans are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Air filters: air duct filters, air purification filters, dehumidifyer filters, vacuum cleaner filters, etc.

These items are made of different materials that are difficult to dissamble. Some parts can be recycled. Look for product information on the internet. To find a more energy efficient product visit: https://www.energystar.gov/products/products_list

Reuse

Often, filters can be washed and reused. Please look for instructions. Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791 www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

Disassemble items if possible and recycle according material. Metals, paper and most plastics can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Aluminum: cans, foil, trays, plates, tin, etc.

Code: Metal #41 ALU, aluminum. Aluminium is the most abundant metal in the Earth's crust. The production of aluminium has a great environmental impact, but it also has a terrific recycle value. So, make sure it doesn't end up in the trash.

Reuse

Trays, plates and foil can be reused after cleaning.

Unopened, non-expired packages with these items can be donated. Please, consider the following options:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Drain liquids and remove food leftovers. Please, place these items in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Appliances with freon: air conditioners, freezers, refridgerators, etc.

Code: CFC, Chlorofluorocarbon or freon. Freon is an hazardous gas and needs to be disposed according local legislation. To find a more energy efficient product visit: https://www.energystar.gov/products/products_list. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Items in good condition might be re-used. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791 www.habitat.org 

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Freon is considered a hazardous waste. Appliance stores and installers are capable of taking freon containing appliances. If you buy your appliance from them, they have to take your old appliance with freon as required by law.

www.google.com/search/appliances

Or schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Disposal

Freon is considered a hazardous waste. Appliance stores and installers are capable of taking freon containing appliances. If you buy your appliance from them, they have to take your old appliance with freon as required by law.

www.google.com/search/appliances

Or schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Appliances: dryers, washing machines, microwaves, stoves, ovens, dehumidifyers, etc.

These items are made of different materials but can be disassembled for recycling. When buying a new appliance, your old appliance has to be accepted, and properly disposed of, by the retailer as required by law. To find a more energy efficient product visit: https://www.energystar.gov/products/products_list

Reuse

Items in good condition might be re-used. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791 www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Newer, high end, appliances can be sold through:

Green Demolitions in Greenwich and New York City
www.green demolitions.com

You can also wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

Or consider a listing on:   

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

When buying a new appliance, your old appliance should be accepted and send in for recycling by the retailer.

Old appliances can be recycled. Please bring these items to:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

For items that are too big or too heavy to transport you can contact a junk removal company

An other option is to wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days and order a pick up:
Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

 

Disposal

Old appliances can be recycled. Please bring these items to:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

For items that are too big or too heavy to transport you can contact a junk removal company

An other option is to wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days and order a pick up:
Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

Art objects: paintings, sculptures, decorative objects, etc.

These items are made of different materials. Some might be suitable for recycling. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Items in good condition might be re-used. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Disassemble these items into different parts and recycle according material. Metals and paper can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Artificial flowers, silk flowers

These items are made of different materials that are difficult to deassamble or to recycle. For cleaning tips visit https://www.wikihow.com/Clean-Artificial-Flowers If possible. 

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Currently, there is no recycle option available for artificial flowers.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Asbestos

Asbestos is a silicate mineral. Asbestos is considered hazardous waste and need to be disposed according local legislation. To learn more about asbestos visit: www.asbestosnetwork.com

Reuse

Asbestos is considered a hazardous waste. Asbestos needs to be removed by an official asbestos remover:
www.google.com/bedford/asbestos

Recycle

Asbestos is considered a hazardous waste. Asbestos needs to be removed by an official asbestos remover:
www.google.com/bedford/asbestos

Disposal

Asbestos is considered a hazardous waste. Asbestos needs to be removed by an official asbestos remover:
www.google.com/bedford/asbestos

Automotive fluids, hazardous; anti freeze, brake fluid, gasoline, motor oil, transmission fluid, coolant, coolants, carwax, lubricants, wiper fluids etc.

These items are considered hazardous waste and need to be disposed according local legislation. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, look for an autoshop or salvage point that accepts your item:
www.google.com/maps/bedford/cardealer/
www.google.com/bedford/car/salvage/
www.autozone.com

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For these items shipping restrictions may apply:
www.usps.com/shippingrestrictions
www.ups.com/shippinghazardous

Recycle

These items are considered hazardous waste. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Under Article 23, Title 23 of the Environmental Conservation Law (ECL), any service establishment that sells at least 500 gallons per year of new oil and performs vehicle servicing must accept from the public at no charge up to 5 gallons of used oil per person per day.

Disposal

These items are considered hazardous waste. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 http://environment.westchestergov.com/facilities/h-mrf

Under Article 23, Title 23 of the Environmental Conservation Law (ECL), any service establishment that sells at least 500 gallons per year of new oil and performs vehicle servicing must accept from the public at no charge up to 5 gallons of used oil per person per day.

Automotive parts: wipers, license plates, fenders, motor parts, etc.

These items are made of different materials. Some might be suitable for recycling.

Reuse

Auto parts are often reusable or recyclable. Please, look for an autoshop or salvage point that accepts your item:
www.google.com/maps/bedford/cardealer/
www.google.com/bedford/car/salvage/
www.autozone.com

Otherwise consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

 

Recycle

Disassemble these items into different parts and recycle according material

Metals and most plastics can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Oversized items made of metal or plastic can be brought to

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm

www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Balls, tennis balls, soccer balls etc.

These items are made of different materials. Some balls can be repaired or re-inflated.

Reuse

Look for ways to re-inflate balls online:
www.wikihow/pingpongball
www.wikihow/soccerball
Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:
A donation to:

The Sports Attic, Sports Attic, 317 Underhill Ave, Yorktown Heights, NY
www.sportsatticny.com

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For tennis balls specifically, donate to www.RecycleBalls.org

Recycle

Most balls are made from materials that are difficult to recycle

Please consider sending your old balls to:

All sport balls:
www.terracycle.com/balls
Tennisballs:
www.Rebounces.com

Old tennisballs can also be discarded as un-usable clothes or old textile

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Batteries, hazardous: rechargable batteries, nickel- cadmium- metal hydride batteries, mercury button cells etc.

Codes: #8 Lead, #10 NiCD, #11 NiMH. These batteries are considered hazardous waste in the state of New York, and need to be disposed according local legislation. For more information about batteries visit: www.westchestergov/batteries

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For these items shipping restrictions may apply:
www.usps.com/shippingrestrictions
www.ups.com/shippinghazardous

Recycle

All used rechargeable batteries can be brought to the stores that sell these batteries.

You can also dispose of your hazardous batteries with your other hazardous waste. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Battery drop off points in our area:

Bedford Hardware 466 Old Post Rd, Bedford, NY 10506, tel: 914-234-3695

Staples, 350 N Bedford Rd, Mount Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-242-2106

Metrocom Wireless, 31 Plainfield Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-244-3500

Target, 195 N Bedford Rd., tel: 914-602-0004

Metrocom Wireless, 31 Plainfield Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, tel: 914-244-3500

Disposal

It is illegal to dispose of these items in your container with regular waste

All used rechargeable batteries can be brought to the stores that sell them

You can also dispose of your hazardous batteries with your other hazardous waste. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Battery drop off points in our area:

Bedford Hardware 466 Old Post Rd, Bedford, NY 10506, tel: 914-234-3695

Staples, 350 N Bedford Rd, Mount Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-242-2106

Metrocom Wireless, 31 Plainfield Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-244-3500

Target, 195 N Bedford Rd., tel: 914-602-0004

Metrocom Wireless, 31 Plainfield Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, tel: 914-244-3500

Batteries: disposable batteries, alkaline and lithium batteries, silver oxide and zinc air button cells etc.

Codes: #9 or #19 Alkaline, #13 SO, #14 CZ, #12 Li. These batteries are considered safe for regular disposal in the state of New York. For more information about batteries visit: www.westchestergov/batteries

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Cost-effective and safe recycling processes for these items are not yet available in the USA

Disposal

Please, put these items in the container with regular waste

Battery operated items: flash lights, drones, keyboards, thermostate, radios, toys, etc.

These items are made of different materials. Some might be disassembled for recycling. Battery operated toys are oftten shortlived, please consider durability when purchasing gifts.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station. Note: battery operated items with non-working batteries are NOT accepted https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

Disassemble these items into different parts and recycle according material. Metals and most plastics can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Batteries can be hazardous, please remove the batteries from your item. Search your type of batteries in the recyclopedia and dispose of them accordingly.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Batteries can be hazardous, please remove batteries from item. Search your type of batteries in the recyclopedia and dispose of them accordingly.

Battery, hazardous: lead acid batteries, car batteries etc.

Batteries with lead acid are considered hazardous waste and need to be disposed according local legislation. For more information visit: www.westchestergov/batteries

Reuse

If you buy a new battery for your car you might pay a surcharge that can be cancelled with the donation of your old battery. Empty car batteries are accepted at:
www.google.com/bedford/cardealer
www.autozone.com
www.homedepot.com

You can also bring your lead-acid battery for a small fee to:
Kelloggs & Lawrence, 26 Parkway, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3351

Recycle

If you buy a new battery for your car you might pay a surcharge that can be cancelled with the donation of your old battery. Empty car batteries are accepted at:
www.google.com/bedford/cardealer
www.autozone.com
www.homedepot.com

You can also bring your lead-acid battery for a small fee to:
Kelloggs & Lawrence, 26 Parkway, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3351

Disposal

These items are considered hazardous, and need to be disposed of as described under reuse or recycle

Blister packs: gum packages, pill strips, etc.

These items are made of different materials that are difficult to deassamble. Blister packages are more harmful for the environment than most other gum packaging.

Reuse

You might find ideas for reuse at

www.pinterest.org

Recycle

Cost-effective recycling processes for these items are not yet available.

If you are a great user of this type of packaging, consider collecting and sending the packages to an organization that reuses or recycles this material:
www.terracycle.com

The transportation and packaging to recycle small and light items often renders the recycle value of theses item worthless. 

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Body care: make up, lotion, creme, shampoo, shower gel, soap, deoderant, etc.

More than 120 billion units of packaging are produced by the cosmetics industry every year. If possible, consider envrironmetal friendly options. To check these items for hazards and toxins visit www.ewg.org/skindeep

Reuse

Unopened items in good condition can be donated to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

or to

The Community Center of Northern Weschester, 84 Bedford road, Katonah, tel: 914-232-6572 www.communitycenternw.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Dispose of contents. Disassemble containers and place recyclable parts, such as glass, metal and plastics, in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

Drain wet content. Content that is dry and not reusable can be placed in the container with regular waste

Books, printed: hardcovers, paperbacks, magazines

Recycle code: Paper PAP. These items are made of paper. Paper is made from cellulose, natural fibers, or from recycled paper. Paper can be recycled. Worried about your carbon footprint?  Visit the Free Public Library and/or use an electronic reader. 

Reuse

Books can be placed in the book collection containers at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

For gently used contemporary books consider the following options:

A donation to:

The Bedford Free Library, 32 Village Green, Bedford, NY 10506, tel: 914- 234-3570 www.bedfordfreelibrary.org

The Bedford Hills Free Library, 26 Main St, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 , tel: 914-666-6472 www.bedfordhillsfreelibrary.org

The Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Road, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3508 www.katonahlibrary.org

The Little Free Library at the Bedford Hills Town Hall, 321 Bedford Road, Bedford Hills, NY 10507

The Little Free Library at the Community Center of Northern Westchester, 84 Bedford Raod, Katonah, NY 10536

Recycle

If not reusable, please, separate hard cover from the pages and place these items in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Bread bag clips

Plastic #6 PS, poystyrene. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil and gas. Bread clips too small too to be handled in recycle facilities. There are no local recycling options for this type of plastic.

Reuse

Ideas for this item can be found on:
https://www.pinterest.com/drsoraya/bread-bag-clip/

Recycle

These items are made from plastic, but can not be recycled. Please, do NOT place these items in your single stream recycle bin.

You can consider collecting and sending this item to an organization that reuses or recycles this material:
www.terracycle.com

The transportation and packaging to recycle small and light items often renders the recycle value of theses item worthless. 

Disposal

If you can't find a recycle solution for this item, put the item in the container with regular waste

Candles: wax, candles, tallow, fat, soy wax, bees wax, paraffin, etc.

Wax can be derived from petroleum (paraffin) and release volatile organic compounds. Synthetically scented candles can release other toxins as well. Candles from natural wax (coconut wax, beeswax, soy wax,palm wax, vegetable wax) with natural fragrances tend to be healthier in usage. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Left over wax can be reused in candlemaking:
www.google.com/search/candlemaking 

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

These items and also their leftovers are reusable. Please, consider the options under re-use. Some brands or organizations offer recycle options:
www.yankeecandlerecycling.com

Disposal

If you can't find a re-use solution for this item, put the item in the container with regular waste.

Candy wrappers

These items are made of different materials. These items can be difficult to recycle due to their size or composition.

Reuse

Ideas for candy wrappers may be found on:

www.pinterest.com

If you have a great amount of a specific wrapper you can consider sending them to an organization for re-use:
www.terracycle.com

The transportation and packaging to recycle small and light items often renders the recycle value of theses item worthless. 

Recycle

If possible, collect paper wrappers in a bigger paper bag or an old envelope and place them in your single stream recycle bin. 

Foil coated wrappers can not be recycled. Most wrappers will get lost in the recycling facility due to their small size. 

 

Disposal

Put foil coated candy wrappers, and other non-recycable wrappers in the container with regular waste.

Caps, lids and tops, etc.

These items can be made of different materials. Some of these items can not be recycled due to their small size. Place all metal lids and caps in the Single Stream Recycle bin. Caps, pulls and lids on water and soda bottles, milk jugs, and milk and juice packs (tetra packs) can be left on. Place those with their containers in the Single Stream recycle bin

Reuse

Ideas for re-using these items can be found on:

www.pinterest.com

Recycle

Drain liquids and remove food leftovers. Detach metal lids from the bottle or container. Most plastic caps of common products, like water and soda bottles, can be reattached for recycling. Please, place these items in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Car seats

These items are made of different materials. Most parts can be recycled.

Reuse

Used car seats are often denied in reuse accomodations due to liability issues. For new and gently used seats you might following options:

A listing at a local parent Facebookgroup

Or a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Target has a periodic Car Seat Take Back Program: www.target/carseat/program

Recycle

Car seats are made of plastic and can be recycled, please detach fabric and metal and bring to:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

Car seats parts that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Car tires

Car tires contain toxic chemicals. These items are considered hazardous waste and need to be disposed according local legislation. 

Reuse

There are many option for re-using used tires. Ideas can be found on: www.pinterest.com

Recycle

When buying new tires, your old tires should be accepted by the retailer. Old tires that are not replaceable can be brought to:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Disposal

When buying new tires, your old tires should be accepted by the retailer. Old tires that are not replaceable can be brought to:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Cardboard, uncoated: carton, pizza boxes, towel rolls, cereal boxes, egg cartons, shoe boxes, etc.

Code: #20 PAP, corrugated fiberboard. Corrugated fiberboard is a form of paper and is made from cellulose, natural fibers, or from recycled paper. These items can be recycled. The production process of virgin and recycled paper has a serious impact on our environment. Please use with consideration.

Reuse

There are many options for re-using carton. Ideas can be found on: www.pinterest.com

Egg cartons can also be donated to the Community Center of Northern Westchester, 84 Bedford road, Katonah, tel: 914-232-6572
www.communitycenternw.org

Please consider to list boxes that are suitable for moving, on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page: www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist: www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Please, place these items in your single stream recycle bin.

Oversized cardboard or bigger quantities of cardboard can also be brought to the The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Cars, trucks, tractors, etc.

These items can be disassembled for re-sale and recycling. Old cars have value, and many organizations are interested in car donations.

Reuse

Functioning and non-functioning automobiles are valuable. Please, consider the following options:
selling it to:
www.google.com/maps/cardealer

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Or a donation to:
www.wheelsforwishes.org
www.makeawishfoundation.org

Recycle

Functioning and non-functioning automobiles are valuable. Please, consider the following options:
www.google.com/maps/search/cardealer

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Or a donation to:
www.wheelsforwishes.org
www.makeawishfoundation.org

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Please, consider the options under re-use and recycle

Carton, plastic and aluminum layered : Tetra packaging, milk cartons, juice packets, juice cans, cans with dough, etc.

Code: #84 C/PAP (or PapAl). These items are made of different materials (cardboard/plastic/aluminium) but can be disassembled at the recycle facility.

Reuse

You might find some ideas for these items on pinterest

 

 

Recycle

Please, clean these items. Replace tops, re-attach lids and re-insert plastic pulls. Place these items in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Carton, plastic coated: ice cream containers, freezer packages, pet food bags, cold store grocery bags, cardboard cans etc.

Code: #81 PAPPET. Consumer packaging. These items are made of plastic an paper and are difficult to disassemble at the recycle facility. Often these products have no visible recycle code which is an indication that they are not recyclable. If possible, look for recyclable alternatives

Reuse

Due to the many different forms of this material, it is difficult to offer reuse options.

Recycle

Items made of this material belong in the trashbin

Disposal

Dispose of these items in the container with regular waste.

Cartridges, printer ink, toner, etc.

Old cartridges contain toxins, please discard wisely. Some retailers sell cartridges with refill options.

Reuse

Cartridges with refill options can be reused.

Recycle

You can return your empty cartridges to any place where cartridges are sold. In return the retailer might offer some form of discount on the next purchase.

Disposal

Please, return empty cartridges to an official collecting point, so they can be disassambled safely.

Cat litter

Cat litter can be made of different materials. Please avoid clay-based, sand-based, and crystalline litters and/or chemical additives. Instead look for litter made from biodegradable post-consumer use products like paper and wood.

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

North Wind Kennel, 402 Old Post Rd, Bedford, NY 10506, tel: 914- 234-3771
www.northwindkennelsny.com

SPCA, 590 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510, tel: 914- 941-2894
www.spca914.org

Unopened items in good condition can also be listed on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page

www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist

www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Flushable litter is soluble in theory, but can still expand and clog drains. Be careful.

Clay-based, sand-based, and crystalline litters are not compatible with use in compost.

Biodegradable cat litter is compostable, but because of concerns for feline infectious diseases it is not advised to compost litter.

Disposal

Please put the litter in the container with regular waste.

Catalogues, telephone book, magazines, notebooks, etc.

Code: #22 PAP, paper. Paper is made from cellulose, natural fibers, or from recycled paper. Paper can be recycled. The production of virgin paper and recycled paper has a serious impact on the envrionment.If possible, go paperless.

Reuse

Magazines in good condition might be reused.

Please, consider offering these items to an office or hospital with a waiting room.

Recycle

Please, place these items in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Caulking gun tubes

Caulking gun tubes are made from plastic. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil and gas, and can be recycled. Yet, these tubes are too soiled to be recycled. Content, like sealers and adhesives can be hazardous. Read labels carefully. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Caulking tubes do not belong in the Single Stream recycle bin.

Tube content can be hazardous. Read labels carefully. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Disposal

Most tubes will be hard to clean after use. Tubes with waterbased content can be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Content, like sealers and adhesives can be hazardous. Read labels carefully. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Cell phones: Iphone, mobile phone, beepers, walkie talkies, etc.

These items are considered e-waste and need to be disposed according local legislation. There are many not for profit organizations that like to receive old cellphones. For general information about donating electronics and how to remove your data from these devices go to: www.consumerreports_electronics.org

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com
https://securethecall.org
www.shelteralliance.net.com

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

You can bring these items to a drop off point:

Bedford Hardware 466 Old Post Rd, Bedford, NY 10506, 914-234-3695

Target, 195 N Bedford Rd a, Mt Kisco, NY 10549 ,914-602-0004

Staples, 350 N Bedford Rd, Mount Kisco, NY 10549, 914-242-2106

Metrocom Wireless, 31 Plainfield Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-244-3500

Or you can bring them to the e-wast collection point:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, tel: 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items are recyclable and should never be disposed of as waste. Please, consider the options under re-use and recycle

Cellophane: candy and nut bags, gift wrap, plastic 'windows' in packaging, etc.

True cellophane is made of carbon sulfide and natural sources. True cellophane is compostable. Today most shiny crisp transparant plastics are made from other materials and not recycable. Another use for cellophane is as a transparant 'window' in cardboard food containers or paper breadbags. 

Reuse

Items in good condition can be donated to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Cellophane that is used as 'windows' in cardboard food packages or bread bags does not need to be removed and can be recycled together with paper.

Cellophane wrap and packaging is not accepted in the recycle facilities in Westchester, please dispose of this material as regular waste.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Cigarette waste, cigarette filters

Cigarette filters are made of cellulose acetate, a plastic. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil and gas. Filters do not biodegrade but, with some effort, they can be recycled. Never discard cigarette filters in the outdoors. 

Reuse

Reusal possibilities for cigarette filters are unknown to us.

Recycle

Cigarette filters are made of a high graded plastic and can be recycled. Terracycle has a free recycle program for cigarette waste:

https://www.terracycle.com/en-US/collection-programs?query=cigarette%20waste 

 

Disposal

Cigaret filters are non-biodegradable, please discard properly in the container with regular waste, or better, consider the options under re-use and recycle

Clothes and textiles: jackets, underwear, socks, pajama's, shoes, sneakers etc.

Code #60-69 TEX-textile. 95% of all clothing, shoes and other textiles can be given a second life. 50% are reusable, 45% are recyclable. The fashion industry accounts for up to 10% of global emissions. You can lower the impact by buying less but more durable items, or by choosing locally produced, or used items.

Reuse

All textile, linens, clothing and shoewear can be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The Community Center of Northern Weschester, 84 Bedford road, Katonah, tel: 914-232-6572
www.communitycenternw.org

Or use the clothes bins at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507,914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

Recycle

Textile items that are not re-usable can be shredded and recycled. Please, place these items in closed regular sized trash bags and label with: 'for shredding only' or with 'rags'. You can find a drop off  at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Please, consider the options under re-use and recycle

Clothes hangers, plastic hangers, metal wire hangers, wooden hangers, etc.

These items are made of different materials. With the exeption of velvet or textile coated hangers, these items are recyclable. 

Reuse

Dry cleaners often take their wire clothes hangers back for reuse.

Ideas for clothes hangers can be found on:
www.pinterest.com

Regretfully, thrift stores are overloaded with hangers and are generally hesitant to take them.

If you bundle up a set of similar hangers, you can list them on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page

www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist

www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Hangers made of metal can be placed in the single stream recycle bin. Please consider the reuse options for plastic hangers, or otherwise, bring them to the the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

Place broken wooden hangers, velvet or textile coated hangers, and parts that can not be reused or recycled, in the container with regular waste

Coffee bags, multi-layered bags

These items are made of different materials that are difficult to deassamble. Please consider reusing coffee bags at a refilling station.

Reuse

Coffee bags can be re-used at coffee filling stations. Coffee refill and grinding is done at:
www.traderjoes.com
www.starbucks.com
www.wholefoods.com

Recycle

Due to its assemblage these items are difficult to recycle. 

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste .

Compostable householdware: Eco Products, Greenwave, Vegware, WorldCentric, PLA, Biobag, etc.

Code 7 PLA: Compostable items are made from organic sources, like wood and plant fibers. These items can turn into soil when composted. The carbon footprint of an item is embedded in its production, packaging and transportation. Note: compostable items do not have a smaller carbon footprint than non-compostable items. Please avoid all disposable products. Note: most disposable items can be washed and reused. To find certified compostable items visit: www.products.bpiworld.org

Reuse

Items in good condition might be re-used. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Most disposable items can be washed and reused. Products made entirely from uncoated paper or plant fibers can be added to your backyard compost

These and all other certified compostable items can be brought to the Community Composting area at the Bedford Recycle Center. The items will be picked up for industrial composting

Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

To learn more about Community Composting or composting in your backyard go to: https://bedford2030.org/backyard-compost/ 

Disposal

These items are compostable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Computer accessories: cables, mouse, key boards, plugs, etc.

These items are considered e-waste and need to be disposed according local legislation.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

These items are considered e-waste. E-waste is collected at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items are considered e-waste. E-waste is collected at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Computer electronics: recorders, beamer, fax, printer, laptops, monitors, players, notebooks, etc.

These items are considered e-waste and need to be disposed according local legislation. There are many not for profit organizations that like to receive computer items. For general information about donating electronics and how to remove your data from these devices go to: www.consumerreports_electronics.org

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

www.google.com/computerdonations
www.google.com/laptopdonations

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

Electronic decvices that are not functioning can still be donated. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

www.google.com/computerdonations
www.google.com/laptopdonations

These items are considered e-waste. E-waste is collected at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

Electronic devices that are not functioning can still be donated. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

www.google.com/computerdonations
www.google.com/laptopdonations

These items are considered e-waste. E-waste is collected at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Construction items: cabinets, windows, doors, trim, kitchen counters, bath tubs, tiles, fences, etc.

New construction is responsable for more than a third of global emissions. Consider the options carfully before taking on a renovation or a remodelling project. Construction items are made of different materials. Some of them are recyclable.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
www.habitat.org 

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Newer, luxury construction items can be sold through Green Demolitions in Greenwich and New York City
www.green demolitions.com

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Smaller items might be disassambled into different parts and recycled according material. Please, place small metals in your single stream recycle bin. At this moment plastics without any code can not be placed in your Single Stream Recycle Bin. Please discard with your regular trash or bring to the Recycle Center at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

To dispose of big items you need to contact your hauler. If they don't accept the item, you could contact the companies mentioned under 'reuse', and ask them if they do 'pick ups', or dispose your item through a junk removal company or bring it to a dump:
https://www.google.com/search?

An other option is to wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days and order a pick up:
Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

 

Disposal

Place smaller items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste .

To dispose of big items you need to contact your hauler. If they don't accept the item, you could contact the companies mentioned under 'reuse', and ask them if they do 'pick ups', or dispose your item through a junk removal company or bring it to a dump:

https://www.google.com/search? An other option is to wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days and order a pick up:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

 

Construction materials, hazardous: asphalt, sealer, oil paint, adhesives, strippers, lead, thinner, aceton, turpentine, varnish, muriatic acid, stains,cadmium, etchants, solvents, resins, stains, wood preservatives, capacitors, etc.

These items are considered hazardous waste and need to be disposed according local legislation. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791 www.habitat.org 

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For these items shipping restrictions may apply:
www.usps.com/shippingrestrictions
www.ups.com/shippinghazardous

Recycle

These items are considered hazardous waste. PaintCare sites accept both latex- and oil-based architectural paint products, including paints, stains, sealers, and varnishes. Paint must be dropped off it its original container with its original manufactur's label. A full list of products accepted by the program is avaibable on PaintCare's website at www.paintcare.org/products, or call PaintCare (855)PAINT09.

Disposal

These items are considered hazardous waste. Most PaintCare sites accept both latex- and oil-based architectural paint products, including paints, stains, sealers, and varnishes. Paint must be dropped off in its original container with its original manufacturer’s label. Goto www.paintcare.org, or call PaintCare (855)PAINT09.

Construction materials: cement, wood, insulation, plaster board, paint, siding, floor boards, etc.

New construction is responsable for more than a third of global emissions. Consider the options carfully before taking on a renovation or a remodelling projectThese items are made of different materials. Some of them are recyclable. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
www.habitat.org 

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Smaller items might be disassambled into different parts and recycled according material. Paper, metal, glass and most plastics are recycable. Please, place these these materials in your single stream recycle bin.

To dispose of big items you need to contact your hauler. If they don't accept the item, you could contact the companies mentioned under 'reuse' or dispose your item through a junk removal company or bring it to a dump:
https://www.google.com/search?

An other option is to wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days and order a pick up:
Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

Disposal

Place smaller items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste .

To dispose of big items you need to contact your hauler. If they don't accept the item, you could contact the companies mentioned under 'reuse' or dispose your item through a junk removal company or bring it to a dump:
https://www.google.com/search?

An other option is to wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days and order a pick up:
Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

Cork, natural: corks, coasters, soles, mats, flooring, etc.

Code #51 FOR. Natural cork is a light biodegradable material made form the bark of oak trees. Natural cork is commonly sustainably harvested. Bottle corks and cork items can be reused in craft projects.

Reuse

For craft projects with cork visit: www.pinterest.com

Cork items in good condition can be reused. Please, consider the following options:

Bottle corks and cork items:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

Cork items (no bottle corks):

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Due to the mailing costs corks recycling options are no longer in place. Consider bringing natural cork to the Bedford Recycling Facility for industrial composting

Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm

www.bedfordny.gov

 

 

Disposal

Cork items that are soiled can be placed in the bin with regular waste.

Coroplast or corrugated plastic: yard signs, election signs, storage bins, mail bins, presentation panels

Code: #5 PP or other. Coroplast is corrugated plastic. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil or gas and can be recycled. A great quantity of corrugated plastic is produced from recycled milk jugs.

Reuse

Items in good condition, like corrugated plastic boards without prints, can be donated to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Separate signs from their stands or frames before disposal. Please, place these items in your single stream recycle bin, Oversized items and larger quantities can also be brought to the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm

www.bedfordny.gov

 

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Craft materials: pipe cleaners, scoobydoos, rexlace, glitter, microbeads, plastic clay, polyform, googley eyes etc.

These items are made of different materials. These items can not be disaasembled and are generally considered too small for recycling. Be careful, craft items often contain worrisome chemicals. If possible look for environmental friendly alternatives in the future. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
http://fullercenterny.org/donate-contact/

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

These plastics are not accepted in the recycle facilities in Westchester.

Disposal

If you can't find a recycle solution for this item, place this item in the container with regular waste

Diapers

These items are made of different materials that are difficult to deassamble. It is recommended to do some reasearch to help you decide what diaper option is best for you, e.g. babygearlab

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:
The Community Center of Northern Weschester, 84 Bedford road, Katonah, tel: 914-232-6572
www.communitycenternw.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page

www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist

www.craigslist.com

Recycle

It is difficult, but not impossible to recycle used sanitairy items and diapers. Regretfully there are no local options at this moment.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste. 

Disposables: table ware, party ware, plastic cuttlery, plates, cups, etc.

Disposable items can be made of different materials. The production, distribution, packaging and disposal of single-use items are wasteful. Please, look for re-usable alternatives, or consider cleaning and reusing these items. Most plastic disposables can be washed on the highest tray in the dishwasher, at a not too high temperature.

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Drain liquids and remove food leftovers.

Recycle according material. Metals, paper, glass with codes #70 GLS, #71 GLS, # 72GLS and plastic with the codes PET PE PP 1, 2, or 5. can be placed in your single stream recycle bin. Compostable items with the code 7 PLA can be placed in the compst bins at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm

www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

Only non recycable items and items that are seriously soiled should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Electronic accessories: wires, electric cords, plugs, conduit etc.

These items are considered e-waste and need to be disposed according local legislation. Most of these items contain metals and are valuable for recycling.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791 www.habitat.org 

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

These items are considered e-waste. E-waste is collected at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items are considered e-waste. E-waste is collected at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Electronic cigarettes

These items are made of different materials and complicated to dispose of.

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please consider the following options:
A listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Disassamble these items into different parts. Wash the plastic cartridge under running water. Metal and plastic parts can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

If you are a regular user of e-sigarettes, please use a collecting box and send these items to an organization for recycling:
www.terracycle.com

Disposal

Remover the filler material and wrap it in a scrap of old paper and place it in the container with regular waste.

For disposing of batteries, manufacturers say the battery should be fully discharged and cooled, then submerged into a container of cold saltwater and covered securely with a lid. The battery should be left in the saltwater for two weeks, then wrapped in newspaper or paper towels and then be placed in the container with regular waste

EVA- plastic foam: craft foam, flip flops, yoga mat, crocs, etc.

Code: EVA, Ethylene vinyl acetate. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil and gas, and can be recycled. But due to its weight this item is difficult to recycle. EVA is harmful for the environment and releases dioxine, a toxine, when burned. If possible, look for alternatives. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Most plastic are recyclable, but these types of plastics are not easily accepted in regular recycle programs. EVA is a type of vinyl. For vinyl you might find recycle solutions at:
www.vinylinfo.org

Disposal

If you can't find a recycle solution for this item, place this item in the container with regular waste.

Fashion accessories: belts, jewelry, scarves, watches, sun glasses, etc.

These items are made of different materials. Their recycle value depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials. The fashion industry accounts for up to 10% of global emissions. You can lower the impact by buying less but more durable items, or by choosing locally produced, or used items.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Disassemble items if possible and recycle according material. Metals, paper, glass with codes #70 GLS, #71 GLS, # 72GLS and most plastics can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Textile items, or parts made of fabric can be shredded and recycled. Please, place these items in closed regular sized trash bags and label with: 'for shredding only' or with 'rags'. You can find a textile and clothes drop off bin at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Fiberglass, fiberglass resin: insulation, compound tape, boat body, pond liner

Code #7 other. Fiberglass is a fiber made of glass. Fiberglass is used for home insulation or as a base for epoxi and resins. Fiberglass-resin and -epoxi combinations can be hazardous. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Fiberglass insulation in good condition, and rolls of compound tape can be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
www.habitat.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Cost-effective and safe recycling processes for fiberglass are not yet available in the USA

Disposal

If you can't find a recycle solution for this item, place this item in the container with regular waste

Fibers and fabric: yarn, filling, microfibers, rags, rope, monofilament, nylon, fishing line, dryer lint, sisal, etc.

Code #60-69 TEX-textile. More than half of the fibers used in our textiles or otherwise are derived from petroleum. Synthetic microfibers can cause serious water pollution. To prevent microfibers to enter our waterways you can install a special filter on your washing machine. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Fibers and textile items that are not re-usable can be shredded and recycled. Please, place these items in closed regular sized trash bags and label with: 'for shredding only' or with 'rags'. You can find a textile and clothes drop off for these items at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Film base: negatives acetate, casette tapes, x-ray pictures, etc.

Acetate is a material with a wide range of uses, but most of the acetate products have become obsolete in households today. This material can be a fire hazard. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

These items or materials may be used in craft projects. Ideas for these items or material can be found on:
www.pinterest.com

Or maybe you can find someone with an interest in your items at:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page

www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist

www.craigslist.com

Recycle

These items can not be recycled

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Flags, american flags, other flags

Code #60-69 TEX-textile. These items are made with textile fibres. Textiles can be mostly reused and recycled.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
www.bedford2020/tiolished.org

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Textile items that are not re-usable can be recycled or shredded. Donate these items as mentioned in re-use.

You can find a textile and clothes drop off bin at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Foil coated paper, shiny gift wrap, foil board, silvery wrapping paper, etc.

These items are made of different materials that are difficult to dissamble. 

Reuse

These items or materials may be used in craft projects. Ideas for these items or material can be found on:
www.pinterest.com

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

 

Currently, there are no local recycle options available for these items

If you have big quantities of this material, you could consider sending these items to an organization for recycling.

www.terracycle.com

The transportation and packaging to recycle small and light items often renders the recycle value of theses item worthless. 

 

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Food, all items

Food is biodegradable. Food waste is a serious environmental problem. Consider your food choices and quantities carefully. Use left overs in your meals. To check food for hazards and toxins visit: www.ewg.org/foodscores

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with food can be shared

Please, consider a donation to:
The Community Center of Northern Weschester, 84 Bedford road, Katonah, tel: 914-232-6572
www.communitycenternw.org

Recycle

Food is biodegradable. You can compost food scraps in your backyard. You can also bring your left overs, including meat and bones, to the Bedford Recycling Facility for industrial composting

Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Foodgrade oils are flammable liquids and should not be disposed of with your regular waste. Please collect used oils in a container and make an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

To learn more about Community Composting or how to compost in your backyard go to: https://bedford2030.org/backyard-compost/

Disposal

Food, foodgrade liquids and oils, don't belong in our waste bin.

Footwear: shoes, sneakers, flip flops, boots, pumps, slippers, etc.

These items are made of different materials. Their recycle value depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:
The Community Center of Northern Weschester, 84 Bedford road, Katonah, tel: 914-232-6572
www.communitycenternw.org

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507,914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Footwear and textile items that are not re-usable can be shredded and recycled. Please, place these items in closed regular sized trash bags and label with: for shredding only. Donate these items as mentioned in re-use. You can find a textile and clothes drop off bin at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Furniture: sofas, chairs, mattress, cupboards, shelves, drawers, desk, box springs etc.

These items are made of different materials. Their recycle value depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials. Furniture accounts for more than 12 million tons of municipal waste in the United States. You can lower the impact by buying less, or by making more sustainable choices.

Reuse

Small furniture in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Bigger furniture can be donated at:

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

If possible, disassamble items that are made from different materials into parts and recycle according material. Metals and paper can be recycled with Single Stream. At this moment plastic without the proper recycle code can not be placed in your Single Stream Recycle Bin. Please discard with your regular trash or bring to the Recycle Center at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

To dispose of big items you need to contact your hauler. If they don't accept the item, you could contact the companies mentioned under 'reuse' or dispose your item through a junk removal company or bring it to a dump:
www.google.com/search

An other option is to wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days and order a pick up:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

 

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

To dispose of big items you need to contact your hauler. If they don't accept the item, you could contact the companies mentioned under 'reuse' or dispose your item through a junk removal company or bring it to a dump: www.google.com/search

An other option is to wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days and order a pick up:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

 

Garden chemicals, hazardous: pool chemicals, insecticides, lawn applications, weedkillers, fertilizers, fungicides, mouse and rat poison, etc

These items are considered hazardous waste and need to be disposed according local legislation. Many household and garden chemicals can be avoided or replaced with safer alternatives. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For these items shipping restrictions may apply:
www.usps.com/shippingrestrictions
www.ups.com/shippinghazardous

Recycle

These items are considered hazardous waste. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Disposal

These items are considered hazardous waste. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Glass non-recyclable: crystal, Pyrex glass, mirrors, glass bowls, glass tiles, decorative glass etc.

These items are made of glass, but they contain chemicals that make them unsuitable for recycling.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791  https://www.habitat.org 

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Currently, there are no easy recycle options available for these items. In case of doubt, do NOT put your glass item in the recycle bin. The wrong kind of glass in can ruin a whole batch of recycable glass

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Glass with recycle codes: bottles, jars, etc.

Code: #70 GLS, #71 GLS, # 72GLS. These items can be recycled. They have a high recycling value and should never be discarded with waste.

Reuse

Ideas for re-using these items can be found on: www.pinterest.com

Note: if you attach materials to glass with glue or otherwise, the glas wil no longer be recycable

Recycle

Empty content and disassemble parts like lids and tops. Please, place these items in your single stream recycle bin

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Glasses: prescription glasses, reading glasses etc.

These items are made of different materials that are difficult to dissamble. Some items and parts might be recycled

Reuse

Your prescription glassed can be re-used. Please, bring them to:
The Community Center of Northern Weschester, 84 Bedford road, Katonah, tel: 914-232-6572
www.communitycenternw.org

LionsClub

Lenscrafters, 1 S Moger Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914- 241-0625 www.lenscrafters.com

Recycle

Disassemble broken glasses if possible and recycle according material. Metals can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Glue: gluestix, adhesives, two component adhesives, synthetic glue

There are numerous types of glue on the market. They can be made of natural or synthetic materials. If possible, use environmetally safe products. Glues can be hazardous. Hazardous material need to be disposed according local legislation. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org/

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Clean containers can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Glues can be hazardous. Read the label carefully. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

As a rule of thumb, glues for children and water soludable glues are safe.

Disposal

Glues can be hazardous. Read the label carefully. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

As a rule of thumb, glues for children and water soludable glues are safe. Soiled unrecyclable containers for those glues and the glue left overs can be placed in the container with regulair waste.

Graduation items: gown, cap, tassel, prom dress, accessories, etc.

Most graduation gowns are made of fibers that are derived from petroleum. Almost 4 million gowns are produced, packaged, transported and discarded every year in the USA. 

Reuse

See if you can find a way to re-use these items in your school community.

The Fox lane High School collects used caps and gowns

Prom dresses, tuxedos and accesories can be donated to:
The Community Center of Northern Weschester, 84 Bedford road, Katonah, tel: 914-232-6572
www.communitycenternw.org

Recycle

Graduation items that are not re-usable can be shredded and recycled. Please, place these items in closed regular sized trash bags and label with: 'for shredding only.' or with: rags' Donate these items as textile. You can find a textile and clothes drop off bin at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Hair: clippings, wig

Natural, untreated hair can be composted. Long hair is valuable for wigs. Wigs can be washed and reused.

Reuse

Hair clippings, and wigs from natural hair and hair can be re-used. Please, consider sending these items to:
www.wigsforkids.org
www.thewigexchange.org

Sythetic wigs can be cleaned and reused. Consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page

www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist

www.craigslist.com

Recycle

You can add natural hair to your compost or add it to the compost bins at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm

www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

Place soiled wigs and hair extentions that can not be reused in the container with regular waste.

Handwarmers: little hotties, hothands, heat treat etc.

These items contain materials that distribute heat after activation. Disposable handwarmers contribute a serious amount of waste. If possible, buy reusable handwarmers or make your own: www.lifehacker.com

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Cost-effective recycling processes for these items are not yet available.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Hardware items: knobs, handles, wrenches, plyers, saws, drills, etc.

These items are made of different materials. Their recycle value depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791 www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

Disassemble items if possible and recycle according material. Metals can be placed in your single stream recycle bin. At this moment plastics without any code can not be placed in your Single Stream Recycle Bin. Please discard with your regular trash or bring to the Recycle Center at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Hose: drain hose, vaccuum cleaner hose, garden hose, drain hose, soaker hose, etc.

These items are made from different types of plastis. Some might be recyclable. Hardware stores often have easy 'hose repair kits' for many types of hoses.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
www.habitat.org 

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

If you are unsure what plastic your hose is made of, please bring your hose to:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

If your hose is made of pvc, vinyl or synthetic rubber, you can cut the hose in pieces and place the pieces in the container with regular waste.

Pvc/vinyl and synthetic rubber can be harmful for the environment. If possible look for alternatives in the future

If you are unsure what plastic your hose is made of, please bring your hose to :

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Household chemicals, hazardous: synthetic cleaners, bleach, lamp oil, ammonia, lighter fluid, triclosan, lysol, insect and rodent poison, typex,polish, air refreshers, desinfectant, drain clog remover, amonia, chlorox, oven cleaners, upholstery cleaners, nail polish, nail polish remover, bleach, waterproof sprays, waxes, static guard, bugspray, rust remover, etc.

These materials are considered hazardous waste and need to be disposed according local legislation. If possible, look for environmentally safer alternatives in the future: https://www.ewg.org/guides/cleaners  To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org 

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For these items shipping restrictions may apply:
www.usps.com/shippingrestrictions
www.ups.com/shippinghazardous

Recycle

These items are considered hazardous waste. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

In general, containers that hold household materials are recyclable. Remove content first. Metals, paper, glass and most plastics can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

These items are considered hazardous waste. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Household cleaners, that are less harmful for the environment: natural soaps and detergents, vinegar, baking soda, lemon juice, sodium borate, alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, natural oils

These household materials don't contain hazardous chemicals and are considered more environmental friendly. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791 https://www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Currently, there are no easy recycle options available for these items. Try to use these materials in your household, rather than disposing of them.

In general, containers that hold household materials are recyclable. Remove content first. Metals, paper, glass and most plastics can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

Don't drain the contents, but dry liquids or add cat litter or shredded paper to soak the left over liquids. Place items and parts that can not be reused in the container with regular waste.

Household electronics: kitchen machines, dehumidifyers, hair curlers, wafflemakers, electric toothbrush, vaccuum cleaner, etc.

These items are considered e-waste and need to be disposed according local legislation. To find more energy efficient electronics visit: https://www.energystar.gov/

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791 www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

These items are considered e-waste. E-waste is collected at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items are considered e-waste. E-waste is collected at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Household items, general: pots, kitchen ware, flatware, china, baskets, decorations, vases, bucket, broom

These items are made of different materials. Their recycle value depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Disassemble items if possible and recycle according material. Metals, paper, glass with code: #70 GLS, #71 GLS, # 72GLS and most plastics can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Household items, hazardous: old flower foam, mercury thermometer, typex, antiquated artists materials, flea and tick collars, fireworks, oil and kerosine burners, moth balls, etc.

These items are considered hazardous waste and need to be disposed according local legislation. If possible, use environmetally safe products. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For these items shipping restrictions may apply:
www.usps.com/shippingrestrictions
www.ups.com/shippinghazardous

Recycle

These items are considered hazardous waste. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Disposal

These items are considered hazardous waste. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Household materials that have the potential to be hazardous for the environment: perfum, lumistix or glowsicks, anti bacterial soap, items with fire retardant, fundue gel, sodiumchloride, phosphate, fluoride etc.

Although these items are not on the official hazardous list, they can be damaging in the aquatic system and harmful in the environment. If possible, look for environmental friendly alternatives. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org 

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Currently, there are no easy recycle options available for these items. Try to use these materials in your household, rather than disposing of them.

In general, containers that hold household materials are recyclable. Remove content first. Metals, paper, glass and most plastics can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Don't drain, but dry liquids or add cat litter or shredded paper to soak the left over liquids.

These items are harmful for the environment. Please buy, use and discard wisely.

Household textile: sheets, curtains, blankets, bedding, upholstery, dish cloth, rags, etc

Code #60-69 TEX-textile. Textile fibers can be made from natural fibers or synthetic fibers. The  textile industry accounts for up to 10% of global emissions. You can lower the impact by buying less but more durable items, or by choosing locally produced, or used items.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:
The Community Center of Northern Weschester, 84 Bedford road, Katonah, tel: 914-232-6572
www.communitycenternw.org

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671, www.bedfordny.gov, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Animal shelters are often happy with these items:

North Wind Kennel, 402 Old Post Rd, Bedford, NY 10506, 914- 234-3771
www.northwindkennelsny.com

SPCA, 590 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510, 914- 941-2894
www.spca914.org

Recycle

Textile items that are not re-usable can be shredded and recycled. Please, place these items in closed regular sized trash bags and label with: for shredding only. Donate these items as mentioned in textile and clothes re-use.

You can find a textile and clothes drop off bin at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671, www.bedfordny.gov, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm

Animal shelters are often happy with these items:

North Wind Kennel, 402 Old Post Rd, Bedford, NY 10506, 914-234-3771
www.northwindkennelsny.com

The SPCA, 590 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510, 914- 941-2894
www.spca914.org

Disposal

Textile items are recyclable. Please consider the options under re-use and recycle

Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Ice packs

www.craigslist.com

An ice pack or gel pack is a portable container filled with a solution and a refrigerant. Most icepacks are non toxic but can cause several environmental problems when disposed of at landfills or incineration. If you must, please use durable, reusable, icepacks.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. But it is hard to find a taker for used icepacks. Try:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page: www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist: www.craigslist.com

Recycle

For the diposal of the solution and refriderant see 'disposal'

Hard plastic containers can be recycled. Please, place this item in your single stream recycle bin

The outer poly bag can be recycled too:

Collect plastic bags together and bring them to :

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

You can also place the bags into a collecting bin for plastic bags at the bigger grocery stores.

at grocery stores or Bedford Hills Recycling Center

Disposal

Remove gel from its package. Gel should dry to 0.5% of its original weight, and then be disposed of in the garbage.

Landscaping materials, deer fence, netting, weed barier, landscaping plastic and cloth, rubber mulches, etc.

These items are made from different types of plastics. Some might be recyclable. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances. Most synthetic landscaping fabrics do degrade overtime and should be avoided. Rubber mulches heat up the soil and can leak toxins. 

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org 

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

If you are unsure what your item is made of, please bring it to:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

If your item is made of pvc/vinyl, synthetic rubber or oxo-biodegradable plastic, you can cut your item in pieces and place the pieces in the container with regular waste.

Pvc/vinyl, synthetic rubber and oxo-biodegradable plastic can be harmful for the environment. If possible look for alternatives in the future

If you are unsure what plastic your item is made of, please bring it to:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Less common plastics: Melamine, formica, alkyd, epoxy, BPA, etc.

Code: Plastic #7 O(other). There are more than 10.000 different types of plastics. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil or gas only few plastic are actually recycled. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Items in good condition can be donated to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org 

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

These plastics are not accepted in the recycle facilities in Westchester.

For vinyl you might find a recycle solution at:
www.vinylinfo.org

Disposal

If you can't find a recycle solution for this item, place this item in the container with regular waste

Lighters, for gasstove or cigarettes

Lighters with left over fluid are considered hazardous waste and need to be disposed according local legislation. Refillable lighters and matches are better for the environment. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

refillable lighters, like Zippo, can be reused

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For these items shipping restrictions may apply:
www.usps.com/shippingrestrictions
www.ups.com/shippinghazardous

Recycle

Emptied disposal lighters can not be recycled.

Lighters with left over fluid are hazardous. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Disposal

Place empty disposable lighters in the container with regular waste. Lighters with left over fluid are hazardous. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Lights non-hazardous: incandescent, LED, Halogene, etc.

These items are made of different materials that are difficult to dissamble. These items are generally not recycled. 

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

Currently, there are no easy recycle options available for these items.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Lights, hazardous: fluorescent, Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (CFLs),old style mercury lamps,gas lamp socks, etc.

These items are considered hazardous waste and need to be disposed according local legislation.

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For these items shipping restrictions may apply:
www.usps.com/shippingrestrictions
www.ups.com/shippinghazardous

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

These items are considered hazardous waste. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Some stores accept used CFL's:
www.homedepot.com
www.ikea.com

Disposal

These items are considered hazardous waste. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Some stores accept used CFL's:
www.homedepot.com
www.ikea.com

Magnets: fridge magnets, bucky balls, hard disk magnet, etc.

Magnets are made of metal. Magnets can be reycled as e-waste.

Reuse

Magnets can be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

You can find a e-waste drop off container at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671,  days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm

www.bedfordny.gov

 

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Mail packaging: bubble wrap, styrofoam peanuts, air pouches, packing foam, padded envelopes, etc.

These items are made of different materials. Their recycle value depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials. Many UPS Store locations accept clean, foam packaging peanuts and bubble cushioning for reuse.

Reuse

You can use old packaging and envelopes for your own mail

The following companies will takes several used package materials:

The UPS Store, 487 Main St, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, 914- 666-4336
www.upsstoretore.com

The Post Office, 40 Village Green, Bedford, NY 10506, 914- 234-3275
www.usps.com

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

UPS Store locations accept clean, foam packaging peanuts and bubble cushioning for reuse.

Paper can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Bubble wrap, Airbags, plastic/paper envelopes and most other plastic wraps can be recycled as plastic bags; bring them to:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

You can also place the plastic wrap into a collecting bin for plastic bags at the bigger grocery stores.

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled or can not be divided in separate materials, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Mats, Mattress, dog beds, carpets, etc.

These items are made of different materials and make up a big part of our household waste. Their recycle value depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials. Nearly a 20 milion mattrasses are dumped in landfills every year. Carpets are by weight the heaviest item in landfills. Most of the materials in carpets and matrasses can be recycled.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Animal shelters are often happy with small carpets and pads:

North Wind Kennel, 402 Old Post Rd, Bedford, NY 10506, 914- 234-3771
www.northwindkennelsny.com

SPCA, 590 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510, 914- 941-2894
www.spca914.org

Recycle

Items that are not re-usable can be shredded and recycled. Please, place these items in closed regular sized trash bags and label with: 'for shredding only' or with 'rags'. Donate these items as mentioned in textile and clothes re-use. You can find a textile and clothes drop off bin at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Matrasses can be recycled, ask if you junk removal company if they recycle the mattrasses. otherwise browse for a mattrass pick up service in your location. They might ask for a small fee.

 

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only smaller items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Mechanical Instruments: hand mower, bicycles, home trainers, type writers, old sewing machine, microscope, etc

These items are made of different materials. Their recycle value depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

Most mechanical instruments can be recycled. Please bring these items to:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

For items that are too big or too heavy to transport you can contact a junk removal company:
https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=junk+removal+bedford+ny&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 

An other option is to wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days and order a pick up:
Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

 

Disposal

Most mechanical instruments can be recycled. Please bring these items to:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

For items that are too big or too heavy to transport you can contact a junk removal company:
https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=junk+removal+bedford+ny&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 

An other option is to wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days and order a pick up:
Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

 

Media devices: audio cassettes, usb sticks, video tapes, flashdrives, floppy disks, etc.

These items are made of different materials. Their recycle value depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials. Most of these items can not be deassambled, or are made from uncommon plastis and can therefore not be recycled.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

These items are generally not suitable for recyling.

Disposal

Flash drives, USB stick's etc. are considered electronic waste and can be brought to:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Medical supplies: bandages, gauze, canes, digital thermometers, adult diapers, etc.

These items are made of different materials. There are many not for profit organizations that like to receive medical supplies. The recycle value of non reusable items depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be re-used. Please consider a listing on:You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page

www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

or on the

Ortho Market Facebook Group

You also bring items like these to the operator of the Recycling Center:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm

www.bedfordny.gov

Or, contact a hospital and ask if they can reuse your item:

Northern Westchester Hospital, 400 Main St, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914- 666-1200 www.nwhc.net

Veteran Hospital 2094 Albany Post Rd, Montrose, NY 10548, 914- 737-4400 www.hudsonvalley.va.gov

Or consider sending your item(s) to:
www.projectcure.org

Recycle

Disassemble items if possible and recycle according material. Metals and rigid plastics can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Oversized parts, made of plastic or metal, can be brought to:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm

www.bedfordny.gov

 

 

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Mesh produce bags: citrus bags, onion nets, fruit nets, etc.

Thes items are made of plastic. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil and gas, and can be recycled.

Reuse

Ideas for re-using these items can be found on:
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/483081497519833117/ 

Recycle

At this moment plastic without any code can not be placed in your Single Stream Recycle Bin. Please discard with your regular trash

Disposal

If you can't find a recycle solution for this item, put the item in the container with regular waste

Metal household items: tweezers, scissors, thermos container, nails, bolts, push pins, staples, cookie jar, cutlery, cookie cutters, etc.

These items are made of metals. Metals can be reycled.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

All these items contain metal. Metal can be recycled. Please, place these items in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Please, place these items in your single stream recycle bin

Metallized or foil coated plastics: potato chip bags, helium balloons, candy wrappers, candy bar wrappers, silvery gift wrap, metallic wrapping foil, etc.

These items are a combination of aluminum and plastic for which there are no recycling solutions in the USA. The growing amount of this material in our waste is concerning. Don't let go of helium balloons and make sure this material does not end up, uncontained, in our enviroment.

Reuse

These items or materials may be used in craft projects. Ideas for these items or material can be found on:
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/124974958383779102/ 

Please, consider sending these items to an organization for re-use:
www.terracycle.com

Recycle

Currently there are no recycle options for these in our neighborhood

Please, consider sending these items to an organization for re-use:
www.terracycle.com

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Natural materials: sisal, wood, wicker furniture, basket, macrame, rope, mat, bamboo, etc.

These items are made from natural resources .

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

These items are biodegradable in theory, but will not decompose in landfills. If these items are not treated with chemicals, you can shred them into small pieces and add it to your compost

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Nylon, polyamide: panty hoses, sail, cloth, brush hair, fishing line, string

Code: PA, polyamide. This material is synthetically derived from oil and can be recycled. But due to its weight this item is difficult to recycle. If possible use alternatives. To check items for hazards and toxins visit: https://www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0003801/

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Nylon fabric, fibers and Textile items that are not re-usable can be shredded and recycled. Please, place these items in closed regular sized trash bags and label with: for shredding only. Donate these items as mentioned in textile and clothes re-use. You can find a textile and clothes drop off bin at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

You can send used pantyhoses to:

https://www.wikihow.com/Recycle-Old-Pantyhose 

Nylon fishing line can be recycled:

www.berkleyfishing.com

Disposal

If you can't find a recycle solution for this item, put the item in the container with regular waste

Office and school supplies form paper: note books, folders, filler paper, paper dividers, post-its, etc.

These items are made of paper. Paper is made from cellulose, natural fibers, or from recycled paper. These items can be recycled.

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:
The Community Center of Northern Weschester, 84 Bedford road, Katonah, tel: 914-232-6572
www.communitycenternw.org

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Please, place these items in your single stream recycle bin

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Office and school supplies, all other: markers, rulers, pens, staples, staplers, plastic folders, plastic sleeves, containers, perforators, etc.

These items are made of different materials. Their recycle value depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:
The Community Center of Northern Weschester, 84 Bedford road, Katonah, tel: 914-232-6572
www.communitycenternw.org

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

Metals and paper can be placed in your single stream recycle bin. At this moment plastics without a recycle code can not be placed in your Single Stream Recycle Bin. Please discard with your regular trash or bring to the Recycle Center at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Old binders can be dropped off at:
The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Or consider collecting and sending office and school supplies to:
www.terracycle.com

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Oil, food grade: olive oil, canola oil, sunflower oil etc.

These items can be recycled, but recycle points for these items are scarce

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider a donation to:
The Community Center of Northern Weschester, 84 Bedford road, Katonah, tel: 914-232-6572
www.communitycenternw.org

Recycle

Foodgrade oils are flammable liquids and should not be disposed of with your regular waste. Please collect used oils in a container and make an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Disposal

Foodgrade oils are flammable liquids and should not be disposed of with your regular waste. Please collect used oils in a container and make an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Orthopedics

These items are made of different materials. There are many not for profit organizations that like to receive medical supplies. The recycle value of non reusable items depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be re-used. Please consider a listing on:You can also consider a listing on:

 

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page

www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

or on the

Ortho Market Facebook Group

 

You also bring items like these to the operator of the Recycling Center:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm

www.bedfordny.gov

 

Or, contact a hospital and ask if they can reuse your item:

Northern Westchester Hospital, 400 Main St, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914- 666-1200 www.nwhc.net

Veteran Hospital 2094 Albany Post Rd, Montrose, NY 10548, 914- 737-4400 www.hudsonvalley.va.gov

 

Or consider sending your item(s) to:

www.projectcure.org

Recycle

Disassemble items if possible and recycle according material. Metals and rigid plastics can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Oversized parts, made of plastic or metal, can be brought to:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm

www.bedfordny.gov

 

 

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Outdoor items: metal pail, shovel, rake, garden hose, hammock, etc.

These items are made of different materials. Their recycle value depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

Disassemble items if possible and recycle according material. Metals can be placed in your single stream recycle bin. At this moment plastics without a recycle code can not be placed in your Single Stream Recycle Bin. Please discard with your regular trash or bring to the Recycle Center at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Old binders can be dropped off at:
The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Oxo- or bio-degradable plastics: Green N Pack, Epi Global, TDPA, OBPF, Reverte, D2W, Wells plastics, D2P

The term oxo- or biodegradable is misleading. It is used for plastics that break down in smaller fragments easier than regular plastics. Because of this, these plastics are not suitable for recycling. But, since these plastics don't fully break down, they aren't suitable for composting either. Please, look for re-usable or environmental friendly alternatives. You can find 'plastics' that are compostable in the recyclopedia under:' Compostable household materials'.

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Oxo-biodegradable plastics don't belong in your single stream recycle bin

Oxo-biodegradable plastics are NOT suitable for composting

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Oxo-biodegradable are only degradable in open air landfills, which do not exist in the USA

Packaging, mixed materials: sigarette package, oatmeal canister, nut container, etc.

These items are made of different often combined materials. Their recycle value depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials.

Reuse

Ideas for re-using these items can be found on:
https://www.pinterest.com/coryzacharia/repurposing-packaging/

Note: glass, metal and most plastic are recycable, but after glueing and painting, these materials they are no longer recycable

Recycle

Disassemble items if possible and recycle according material. Metals, paper, and most plastics can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

Items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Painting hazardous: wood stain, paints older than 1970, paints with lead or cadmium, etc.

These items are considered hazardous waste and need to be disposed according local legislation. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  Bedford Ace hardware and Sherwin Williams in Mount Kisco are 'PaintCare sites' and they accept used latex- and oil-based architectural paint products, including paints, stains, sealers, and varnishes. Paint must be dropped off in its original container with its original manufacturer’s label. For more information go to www.paintcare.org, or call PaintCare (855)PAINT09.

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791 https://www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

 

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For these items shipping restrictions may apply:
www.usps.com/shippingrestrictions
www.ups.com/shippinghazardous 

For local dropoff sites visit: https://www.paintcare.org/drop-off-sites/

Recycle

These items are considered hazardous waste. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with: The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 http://environment.westchestergov.com/facilities/h-mrf

Bedford Ace hardware and Sherwin Williams in Mount Kisco are 'PaintCare sites' and they accept used latex- and oil-based architectural paint products, including paints, stains, sealers, and varnishes. Paint must be dropped off in its original container with its original manufacturer’s label. For more information go to www.paintcare.org, or call PaintCare (855)PAINT09.

Disposal

These items are considered hazardous waste. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 http://environment.westchestergov.com/facilities/h-mrf

Bedford Ace hardware and Sherwin Williams in Mount Kisco are 'PaintCare sites' and they accept used latex- and oil-based architectural paint products, including paints, stains, sealers, and varnishes. Paint must be dropped off in its original container with its original manufacturer’s label. For more information go to www.paintcare.org, or call PaintCare (855)PAINT09.

Painting: oil paint, alkyd and latex-based paint, craft paint, acrylic paint, tempera, etc.

These paints are considered safe for regular disposal in Westchester. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

 

For local stores: 

 https://www.paintcare.org/paint-recycling-program-launches-in-new-york-state/#:~:text=Paint%20must%20be%20dropped%20off,some%20sites%20may%20accept%20more.

Recycle

Bedford Ace hardware and Sherwin Williams in Mount Kisco are 'PaintCare sites' and they accept used latex- and oil-based architectural paint products, including paints, stains, sealers, and varnishes. Paint must be dropped off in its original container with its original manufacturer’s label. For more information go to www.paintcare.org, or call PaintCare (855)PAINT09.

Disposal

Small left over non-hazardous paint can be discarded. Add cat litter or shredded paper to soak the left over paint. Place these items, when dried into the container with regular waste

 

Paper packaging: paper bags, grocery bags, plain paper wrap, etc

Code: #20, #21, #22 PAP, paper. Paper is made from cellulose, natural fibers, or from recycled paper. These items can be recycled. Although paper has a low impact on the environment as waste, the production of paper uses a lot of energy and is expensive.

Reuse

Paper can be reused for packaging, kindling and pet bedding. For more ideas visit:
 https://www.pinterest.com/springjuste/paper-packaging-design/ 

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com


 https://www.ebay.com/b/Packing-Paper/72359/bn_7702729

Recycle

Please, place these items in your single stream recycle bin

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Paper, printed: newspaper, junk mail, telephonebook, catalogue, used envelopes, letters, scrap paper, etc.

Code: #20, #21, #22 PAP, paper. Paper is made from cellulose, natural fibers, or from recycled paper. These items can be recycled. Limit your paper usage by going paperless. To halt unwanted mail, you can sign up at: www.dmachoice.org or catalogchoice.org

Reuse

paper can be reused for packaging, kindling and pet bedding. For more ideas visit:
www.pinterest.com

Recycle

Please place these items in your single stream recycle bin

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Paper, synthetic: printable plastic, Teslin, Yupo, menu cards, geographical maps, posters, wrist identification, labels, suitcase tags, plant tags, etc.

Code: #5 PP, poly propylene. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil and gas, and can be recycled.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

This material is too small for effective reycling

Disposal

If you can't find a reuse solution for this item, place this item in the container with regular waste

Pencils, crayon, crayons etc.

These items are made of different materials. Some parts might be recycled.

Reuse

Ideas for this items, especially crayons, can be found on:
https://www.pinterest.com/

Items in good condition can be donated to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For Crayons specifically, donate to www.CrazyCrayons.com

Recycle

Plastic marker lids, and metal parts can be recycled and be placed in your the Single Stream recycle bin.

crayola is made of synthetic wax and can be remelted look for ideas at: www.pinterest.com

The following organizations offer recycling options for these items. 

www.crayola.com

www.terracycle.com

The transportation and packaging to recycle small and light items often renders the recycle value of theses item worthless. 

Disposal

Place the parts that can not be recycled in the container with regular waste

Pens, ballpoints, fineliners etc.

These items are made of different materials. Some parts might be recycled.

Reuse

Refillable pens can be reused.

Items in good condition can be donated to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

If possible, disassamble these items into different parts. Metals and most plastics can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Or, better, consider sending these items to an organization for re-use: www.terracycle.com

Disposal

These items are difficult to disassamble, and have non-recyclable content. Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste

Pharmaceuticals: prescription and over the counter drugs, pills, needles, mercury thermometer, etc.

These items are considered bio-hazardous waste and need to be disposed according local legislation. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances

Reuse

These materials are bio-hazardous and can be disposed of, at no charge, at:

The Bedford Police Station,307 Bedford Rd, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914- 241-3111 www.bedfordpoliceny.org

Or scedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Recycle

These materials are bio-hazardous and can be disposed of, at no charge, at:

The Bedford Police Station,307 Bedford Rd, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914- 241-3111 www.bedfordpoliceny.org

Or scedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Disposal

These materials are bio-hazardous and can be disposed of, at no charge, at:

The Bedford Police Station,307 Bedford Rd, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914- 241-3111 www.bedfordpoliceny.org

Or scedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Needles/Sharps MUST be put in a hard plastic container and included with household waste. For more info see https://safeneedledisposal.org/states/new-york/ 

Plastic #6, rigid polystyrene, vinylbenzene etc. Transparent cd, 'jewel' cases, clear rigid disposable cutlery and cups

Plastic #6 rigid polystyrene. Cd-jewel cases, transparent disposable cups and cutlery, (the clear ones that have no flexibility and break easily),tubs, and showers stands. Styrene is a plastic that contains benzene, a toxin. This material is on the market under many different names. There are no facilities in our area that recycle this material. In the future, if possible, look for more sustainable alternatives.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010 Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist www.craigslist.com

Recycle

There are no recycle options for this material in our area

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Plastic bags: dry cleaner bag, newspaper sleeve, ziploc bag, grocery bag. salad bags, ice bag, bread bag, trash bag, disposable shower cap, etc.

Codes: #2 HDPE, #4 LDPE, and other. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil and gas, and can be recycled. But, due to their weight, plastic bags have hardly any recycle value. Disposable bags contribute a serious amount of waste in the USA. If possible, look for alternatives.

Reuse

Please, consider the following options: Cleaning and re-using.

Clean disposable grocery bags, and unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The Community Center of Northern Weschester, 84 Bedford road, Katonah, tel: 914-232-6572
www.communitycenternw.org

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Collect plastic bags together and bring them to :

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

You can also place the bags into a collecting bin for plastic bags at the bigger grocery stores.

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Plastic caps, pulls, lids and tops etc.

Codes: #1 PET, #2 HDPE, or other, Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil and gas, and can be recycled.

Reuse

Ideas for re-using these items can be found on:
https://www.pinterest.com/Trashmagination/plastic-caps/

Recycle

Reattach lids with a recycle code to the container, or collect several lids or caps together in a container with the same plastic code. Please place these items in your single stream recycle container

Disposal

Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Plastic containers: margarine containers, soda bottles, flacons, plastic bottles, cups, plates, take out trays, yogurt containers, fruit baskets, pill bottles, clamshells, etc.

Codes: #1 PET, #2 HDPE, #5 PP, or other. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil and gas, and can be recycled.

Reuse

Please, consider the following option: Cleaning and re-using.

Recycle

Please, place these items in your single stream recycle bin

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Plastic fabric: promotional totebags, dusk masks, disposable sheets, cloth, disposable gowns, surgical masks, etc.

Code: #5 PP These plastic fibers are synthetically derived from oil and gas, or made from recycled polypropylene items, and can be recycled.

Reuse

Please, consider the following option: Washing and re-using.

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

You can treat these items similar to non reusable textile.

Non reusable textile can be can be shredded and recycled. Please, place these items in closed regular sized trash bags and label with: for shredding only. Donate these items as mentioned in textile and clothes re-use. You can find a textile and clothes drop off bin at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, tel: 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Plastic plant pots, nursery pots, containers for shrubs, etc.

Codes: #6 PS, #2HDPE, #5PP, and other. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil and gas, and can be recycled.

Reuse

Try to retun used and unwanted pots to your nursery

To find someone who needs plastic pots, consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Or ask a local garden club, gardening friend or a neighbor. 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

Please, clean these items and place plastic pots with a recycle code in your single stream recycle bin

Plastic pots without a recycle code can be discarded with your regular trash or can be brought to the Recycle Center at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Old binders can be dropped off at:
The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Plastic wrap with PVC: shrink film, meat wrapping film, cling wrap, etc.

Code #3 PVC-Polyvinyl chloride. This type of wrap is made with PVC. PVC is a plastic. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil and gas, and can be recycled. Due to its weight and use or construction, recycle places for cling wrap with pvc are scarce. PVC is harmful for the environment. if possible, look for alternatives in the future, or use a cling wrap without PVC. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Due to its weight and its usage this cling wrap with PVC is hard to recycle.

Disposal

Place this item in the container with regular waste

Plastic wrap without pvc: Saran wrap, Glad wrap, cling wrap, etc.

Code: #4 LDPE. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil and gas, and can be recycled

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

At this moment our facility doesn't accept plastic wrap. Please dispose of the wrap as regular waste.

Disposal

Place this item in the container with regular waste

Plasticized or laminated paper

These items are made of different materials that are difficult to dissamble.These items are generally not accepted for recycling. If possible look for alternatives in the future.

Reuse

Ideas for laminated plastic can be found on:
https://www.pinterest.com/laminatorcom/laminating-projects/

Recycle

Due to their assemblage these items are difficult to recycle.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Plastics, rigid: bucket, toilet seat, garden chairs, crates, hampers, pillons, toilet brush holders, plastic wheelbarrow, little tykes, sand box, kid's pool, etc

Codes: #2 HDPE, #5 PP, ot other. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil and gas, and can be recycled.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org 

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Please, place items with a recycle code in your single stream recycle bin. Items without a recycling code can be brought to:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Pods: coffeepods, milk pods etc.

These items are made of different materials that are difficult to deassamble. Disposables contribute a serious amount of waste in the USA. Please, look for alternatives.

Reuse

Ideas for coffeepods can be found on:
https://www.pinterest.com/kittensroses/coffee-pod-art/ 

Recycle

Due to its assemblage these items is difficult to recycle.

Many producers of coffee pods have programs to recycle used pods. Look up your brand of coffee maker and search for recycle options

If you can't find a recycle solution, please consider sending these items to an organization for re-use:
www.terracycle.com

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Polyester: fiber, filament, containers, bottles, cloth, swiffers, photosleeve, microfibers, kitchenwipes, polyfil etc.

Code #1 PET polyethylene terephthalate. These items are made of plastic. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil and gas, and can be recycled.

To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For these items shipping restrictions may apply:
www.usps.com/shippingrestrictions
www.ups.com/shippinghazardous 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

Rigid polyester containers with code 1 PET, can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Polyester fabric can be can be shredded and recycled. Please, place these items in closed regular sized trash bags and label with: for shredding only. Donate these items as mentioned in textile and clothes re-use. You can find a textile and clothes drop off bin at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, tel: 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Pvc, vinyl, neoprene, disposable table cloth, plastic sleeves, plastic dolls, window frames, shower curtain, bags for bedding, plastic for above ground pools, measuring tape, tape, raincoats, flooring,etc.

Code: #3, poly vinylchloride and #07 O other. Most plastics can be recycled, but due to the compostion and weight of these items, it is difficult to find recycle facilites. These plastics are harmful for the environment and release dioxine, a toxine, when burned. If possible, look for more sustainable alternatives. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.  

Reuse

Items in good condition can be donated to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org 

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

These plastics are not accepted in the recycle facilities in Westchester.

For vinyl you might find a recycle solution at:
www.vinylinfo.org

Disposal

If you can't find a recycle solution for this item, place this item in the container with regular waste

Recycable materials for 3-d Printing: ABS, PET, PLA

These items are made of plastic, Printable plastic/filament can be made with recycled content and projects and left overs can be recycled as household plastic

Reuse

Spools with filament and leftover filament might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

These items are made plastic. At this moment plastics without a recycle code can not be placed in your Single Stream Recycle Bin. Please discard with your regular trash or bring to the Recycle Center at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Old binders can be dropped off at:
The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items are recyclable.

Refundables: aluminum cans, PET bottles, beer bottles, some cosmetics

Refund codes on food and drinking conatianers are indicated with state initials. Returning these items will enable you to get the refund for your surcharge, and it will make it possible for the industry behind your product, to reuse this item

Reuse

Return these items to a collection station:

Shop Rite, 747 Bedford Rd, Bedford Hills, NY 10507
www.shoprite.com

Stop and Shop, 195 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco, NY 10549
www.stopandshop.com

Recycle

Return these items to a collection station:

Shop Rite, 747 Bedford Rd, Bedford Hills, NY 10507
www.shoprite.com

Stop and Shop, 195 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco, NY 10549
www.stopandshop.com

Items that don't carry the NY state intials can be placed in your single stream recycle container

Disposal

Return these items to a collection station:

Shop Rite, 747 Bedford Rd, Bedford Hills, NY 10507
www.shoprite.com

Stop and Shop, 195 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco, NY 10549
www.stopandshop.com

Items that don't carry the NY state intials can be placed in your single stream recycle container

Only items that are seriously soiled should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Sanitairy pads, tampons, panty liners, etc.

These items are made of different materials that are difficult to deassamble.

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:
The Community Center of Northern Weschester, 84 Bedford road, Katonah, tel: 914-232-6572
www.communitycenternw.org

Recycle

Although it is difficult, it is possible to recycle used sanitairy items and diapers. Please, check out the possibilities and alternatives:
https://www.cosmopolitan.com/uk/body/health/g36105274/best-recyclable-reusable-sanitary-pads/ 
www.babygearlab.com
www.diaperrecycling.technology

Disposal

If you can't find a recycle solution for this item, put the item in the container with regular waste

Scrap metal: metal car parts, bikes, mechanical parts: machine parts, old nails, rusted bolts, etc

These items are made from metals. Metals are recyclable.

Reuse

These items are not easily reused. To find someone who needs a specific mechanical part, please consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Smaller metals can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

All metals, bigger and smaller, can be brought to:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items can be recycled.

Shredded paper

This item is made of paper. Paper is recycable

Reuse

Paper can be reused for packaging, kindling and pet bedding. For more ideas visit:
https://www.pinterest.com/snapsupplies/shredded-paper-art/

Recycle

Please, collect in paper bag and place the bag in your single stream recycle bin

Shredded paper can be used for composting.

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Silica Gel

Silica is made from sand crystals and is used as desiccant to adsorbe moisture.

Reuse

There are many terrific ways to re-use silica gel. Visit:
https://www.pinterest.com/viilmaa/silica-gel/ 

Recycle

These items can not be recycled, please, re-use.

Disposal

If you can't find a re-use solution for this item, place the item in the container with regular waste.

Silicones: potholders, phone sleeves, cake molds, caulking, rubber keypads, silly putty, pacifyers etc.

Silicone is an hybrid material between plastic and synthetic rubber. Silicone is recyclable, but actual recycle places for synthetic rubber are scarse. If possible, try to find environmental friendly alternatives. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

At this moment plastics without a recycle code can not be placed in your Single Stream Recycle Bin. Please discard with your regular trash or bring to the Recycle Center at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Old binders can be dropped off at:
The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

If you can't find a recycle solution for this item, put the item in the container with regular waste.

Ski and snowboard equipment

These items are made of different materials that are difficult to disassamble.

Reuse

Ideas for used skis and snowboards can be found on:
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/140526450847887491/

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The Sports Attic, Sports Attic, 317 Underhill Ave, Yorktown Heights, NY
www.sportsatticny.com

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Ski and snowboard equipment is difficult to recycle. Many attempts to set up a recycling points for these items have failed.

There is a beginning industry for recyclable equipment, which means that the items are made to be disassembled in recyclable parts, or that they are made of one type of recyclable plastic:
https://nichesnowboards.com

Disposal

Broken equipment can be placed in the container with regular waste

To dispose of big items you need to contact your hauler. If they don't accept the item, you should dispose your item through a junk removal company or bring it to a dump:
https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=junk+removal+bedford+ny&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 

An other option is to wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days and order a pick up:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

Or bring your items during the Spring Clean Up days directly to Crusher Road:https://bedfordny.gov/?s=clean+up+days&et_pb_searchform_submit=et_search_proccess&et_pb_search_cat=160&et_pb_include_posts=yes&et_pb_include_pages=yes 

Smoke detector, carbon monoxide detector

These items are made of different materials that are difficult to dissamble. These items are generally not recycled. To check items for hazards and toxins visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

This item is not accepted in the recycle facilities in Westchester.

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Batteries can be hazardous, please remove the batteries from your item. Search your type of batteries in the recyclopedia and dispose of them accordingly.

Smoke detectors produced before 2000 can be hazardous. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Batteries can be hazardous, please remove the batteries from your item. Search your type of batteries in the recyclopedia and dispose of them accordingly.

Smoke detectors produced before 2000 can be hazardous. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Sport clothing: cleats, protectors, shirts, helmets etc.

These items are made of different materials. Some might be recyclable

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

The Sports Attic, Sports Attic, 317 Underhill Ave, Yorktown Heights, NY
www.sportsatticny.com

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Shoes and textile items that are not re-usable can be shredded and recycled. Please, place these items in closed regular sized trash bags and label with: for shredding only. Donate these items as mentioned in textile and clothes re-use. You can find a textile and clothes drop off bin at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

Shoes and textile items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Helmets and protection wear that can not be reused, should be placed in the container with regular waste.

Sport equipment: basket ball hoop, goal, trampoline, ping pong table, home trainers, etc.

These items are made of different materials. Some parts might be recyclable

Reuse

Smaller items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

For bigger items consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair:

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

Disassemble items if possible and recycle according material. Small metal parts can be placed in your single stream recycle bin. At this moment plastics without a recycle code can not be placed in your Single Stream Recycle Bin. Please discard these plastics with your regular trash or bring these plastics and bigger metal parts to the Recycle Center at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

For items that are too weighty to transport you can contact a junk removal company:
https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=junk+removal+bedford+ny&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 

An other option is to wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days and order a pick up:
Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

 

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

For items that are too big for curbside pick up, or too weighty to transport you can contact a junk removal company:
https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=junk+removal+bedford+ny&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 

 

Sporting goods: lacrosse sticks, golf sticks, rackets, paddles etc.

These items are made of different materials. Some parts might be recyclable.

Reuse

Smaller items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

For bigger items consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

Disassemble items if possible and recycle according material. Metals, paper, and most plastics can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

You might be able to recycle bigger goods at the Bedford Recycling Facility. Please ask first:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Spray bottles, plastic: window spray, surface spray etc.

These items are made of different materials, yet the amount of plastic makes it worth to recycle the whole bottle together with the spraytop. Some brands sell refill containers for their spray bottles. It's an easy way to save plasic. To check items for hazards and toxins visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Disassamble parts and place all items in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

These items can be recycled

Stationary: greeting cards, envelopes, loose leaf, post it notes, note cards, postal cards, etc.

Code: #20, #21, #22 PAP, paper. Paper is made from cellulose, natural fibers, or from recycled paper. These items can be recycled.

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Please, place these items in your single stream recycle bin

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Please, consider the options under re-use and recycle.

Place only items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Stickers: tape, stickers, labels, duct tape etc.

These items are made from paper or plastic combined with an adhesive. These items are difficult to recycle.

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org 

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Due to its weight or shape, our single stream facility doesn't recycle these items. Only printing sheets with stickers and labels can be placed in the single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Straws

Due to their size and their usage, straws made of paper or plastic are not recycable. The carbon footprint of one stainless straw equals between 100-200 plastic straws.

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Due to its weight or shape, our single stream facility doesn't recycle plastic or paper straws. Paper straws can be composted.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

String lights: patio lights, christmas lights, etc.

These items are considered e-waste and need to be disposed according local legislation.

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

These items are considered e-waste. E-waste is collected at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, tel: 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Or check if your hardware store or the shop where you buy your holiday lights, accepts your old lights for recycling.

You can also send your lights to:
www.holidayleds.com
www.christmaslightsource.com

Disposal

These items are considered e-waste. E-waste is collected at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, tel: 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Or check if your hardware store or the shop where you buy your holiday lights, accepts your old lights for recycling.

You can also send your lights to:
www.holidayleds.com
www.christmaslightsource.com

Stuffed animals

Most stuffed animals today are made with synthetical fibers and create a serious amount of waste in the USA. To check items for hazards and toxins visit:  https://www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0003801/ 

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

You can also donate your gently used stuffed animals to a not for profit organization: SAFE www.stuffedanimalsforemergencies.org

The Children’s Center at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, tel: 914-241-3100

Something to consider: donating the postage money you safe, by not sending these items, is often more helpful.

Recycle

Stuffed animals and textile items that are not re-usable can be shredded and recycled. Please, place these items in closed regular sized trash bags and label with: for shredding only. Donate these items as mentioned in textile and clothes re-use. You can find a textile and clothes drop off bin at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Styrofoam: expanded polystyrene, packaging, egg package, cups, plates, peanuts, etc.

Code: #6 PS, expanded polystyrene. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil and gas, and can be recycled, but actual recycle places for this styrofoam are scarse. Styrofoam can be harmful for the environment. If possible, look for environmental friendly alternatives.

Reuse

Please, consider the following options: Cleaning and re-using.

Styrofoam packaging material can be brought to:
The UPS Store, 487 Main St, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, 914- 666-4336
www.upsstoretore.com
The Post Office, 40 Village Green, Bedford, NY 10506, 914- 234-3275
www.usps.com

Styrofoam insulation boards in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following option:

A donation to:

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Due to its weight our single stream facility doesn't recycle styrofoam. Styrofoam can be recycled at:

The Yonkers Recycle Center, 735 Saw Mill River Rd, Yonkers, NY 10710
https://www.yonkersny.gov/live/garbage-recycling/recycling-center

Disposal

If you can't find a recycle solution for this item, put the item in the container with regular waste

Synthetic rubber and synthetic latex: mattress parts, gloves, swim caps, scoobydoo's, bicycle tires, condoms, catheters, balloons, etc.

Synthetic rubber is derived from crude oil, and is more elastic than plastic. Synthetic rubber can be recycled, but actual recycle places for synthetic rubber are scarse. If possible, try to find environmental friendly alternatives. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For these items shipping restrictions may apply:
www.usps.com/shippingrestrictions
www.ups.com/shippinghazardous

Recycle

These plastics are not accepted in the recycle facilities in Westchester.

For pvc/vinyl you might find a recycle solution at:
www.vinylinfo.org

Disposal

If you can't find a recycle solution for this item, put the item in the container with regular waste

Tanks: gas tanks, water tanks, oil tanks, heater, fire extinguisers, helium tanks, propane tanks, butane tanks, etc.

These items are made of different materials but can be disassembled for re-sale and recycling. These items can be explosive, handle with care! To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances

Reuse

www.bedfordny.gov

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For these items shipping restrictions may apply:
www.usps.com/shippingrestrictions
www.ups.com/shippinghazardous 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

Most tanks can be returned to the place of purchase or exchanged with a new tank

Content, like gas or oil can be hazardous. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Emptied tanks can be recycled - ask your hauler if they recycle this material.

Fully emptied tanks can also be brought to:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm

www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Please, consider the options under re-use and recycle

Tarp, Tarpaulin or plastic canvas: one dollar grocery bag, party tent cover, pet food, container bag, ikea bag, etc.

This material can be made of different types of plastics. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil and gas.Tarpauleum is a often brittle and biodegrades into little plastic fragments, Avoid using this plastic as coverage outdoors for extended times or in contact with soil.

Reuse

Ideas for tarpaulin can be found on:

https://id.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=tarpaulin%20upcycle&rs=typed

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Due to its weight or shape, our single stream facility doesn't recycle these items.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Television, flat screen, analog tv

These items are considered e-waste and need to be disposed according local legislation.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org/

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

These items are considered e-waste. E-waste is collected at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

For items that are too big for curbside pick up, or too weighty to transportyou can contact a junk removal company:
www.google.com/junkremoval

Disposal

These items are considered e-waste. E-waste is collected at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

For items that are too big for curbside pick up, or too weighty to transportyou can contact a junk removal company:
www.google.com/junkremoval

Tent, outdoor fabric, awning, canvas, etc.

These items are made of different materials. Their recycle value depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

The Clothes drop-off bin at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

Textile items that are not re-usable can be shredded and recycled. Please, place these items in closed regular sized trash bags and label with: for shredding only. Donate these items as mentioned in textile and clothes re-use.

You can find a textile and clothes drop off bin at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671, www.bedfordny.gov, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Textile non-synthetic: wool, wool felt, bamboo, cotton, linen, hemp, jute, kapok, raffia, ramie, rattan, sisal alpaca, angora, camel hair, cashmere, mohair, silk, cellulose, etc.

TEX These textile fibers are made from animal or plant products. In their natural form these textiles are compostable. The textile industry has a big impact on the environment. Buy and use wisely.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Textile items that are not re-usable can be shredded and recycled. Please, place these items in closed regular sized trash bags and label with: for shredding only. Donate these items as mentioned in textile and clothes re-use.

You can find a textile and clothes drop off bin at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671, www.bedfordny.gov, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm

Items that are made from untreated natural fibers can be cut in pieces and added to the compost.

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Untreated Biodegradable materials are safer in the incinarators and landfills. But they don't necessarily have a smaller carbon footprint

Textile, synthetic: Acetate, diacetate, lyocell, modal, rayon, triacetate, tenax, acrylic, aramid, twaron, kevlar, technora, nomex, microfiber, modacrylic, nylon, olefin, polyester, polyethylene, dyneema, spectra, spandex, vinylon, vinyon, sylon, synthetic felt

These items are made from synthetic fibers. Most of these fibers come from the petrochemical industry and are not biodegradable. The textile industry has a big impact on the environment. Buy and use wisely.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Textile items that are not re-usable can be shredded and recycled. Please, place these items in closed regular sized trash bags and label with: for shredding only. Donate these items as mentioned in textile and clothes re-use.

You can find a textile and clothes drop off bin at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671, www.bedfordny.gov, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Theatre: costumes, masks, wigs, small props, etc.

These items are made of different materials. Their recycle value depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Textile items that are not re-usable can be shredded and recycled. Please, place these items in closed regular sized trash bags and label with: for shredding only. Donate these items as mentioned in textile and clothes re-use.

You can find a textile and clothes drop off bin at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507 ,914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

If possible, disassamble non-textile items into parts. Metal, paper and most plastic can be recycled. Please, place those items in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Thermal paper, receipts

Thermal paper is a special fine paper that is coated with a chemical that changes color when exposed to heat. In the past BPA, a toxin, was used for the coating of this paper. Today other chemicals are used. Due to the unknown content of these chemicals, this paper belongs in the trash bin. Producing paper receipts takes 250 million gallons of oil, 10 million trees, 1 billion gallons of water per year. Whenever possible, go receipt free.

Reuse

Rolls with receipt paper in good condition might be reused. Consider the following options:

A listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

This item should not be recycled

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Thermometers, sphygmmanometers, barometers, etc.

Some of these items contain mercury, a silvery substance that moves in the glass tube. Mercury is a serious hazardous waste. To learn more about the risk of specific chemicals visit: wwwn.cdc.gov/TSP/substances

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

It is illegal to send items with mercury by mail

Recycle

Mercury is considered a dangerous hazardous waste. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

If you are sure your old meter does not contain mercury, you can disassamble the items that are made from different materials into parts. Metal and most plastic can be recycled. Please, place those items in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

Mercury is considered a dangerous hazardous waste. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste

Tools, gasoline powered: lawn mowers, leaf blowers, chain saws, leaf blowers, generator, wood shredders, etc.

These items are made of different materials. Their recycle value depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791 https://www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

Gasoline is considered hazardous waste. To dispose of hazardous waste you need to schedule an appointment with:

The Household Material Recovery Facility (H-MRF), Grasslands Campus, 15 Woods Road, Valhalla, NY, tel: 914- 813-5425 www.westchestergov.mrf.com

Without the gasoline, the items can be brought to:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, tel: 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

Gasoline is considered hazardous waste. Hazardous waste needs to be disposed of at:

www.google.com/maps/search/hazardouswaste/

Without the gasoline the items can be brought to:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, tel: 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Toys (non electric) dolls, lego's, plastic instruments, mini toys, slime, magic sand, board games: cards, puzzles, tricks, etc.

These items are made of different materials. Their recycle value depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials. To check items for hazards and toxins visit: www.www.cpsc.gov/safetyguides

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Disassemble items if possible and recycle according material. Metals, paper, and rigid plastics can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Travel wear: back packs, suitcases, etc.

These items are made of different materials. Their recycle value depends on the type of material and the possibility to deassamble the different materials

Reuse

Ideas for old suitcases can be found on:
www.pinterest.com

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

Disassemble items if possible and recycle according material. Metals and paper can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Textile items that are not re-usable can be shredded and recycled. Please, place these items in closed regular sized trash bags and label with: for shredding only. Donate these items as mentioned in textile and clothes re-use.

You can find a textile and clothes drop off bin at:

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, tel: 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Suitcases made of plastic might be recycled. Bring it to the Recycling facility and ask if they accept it

The Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, tel: 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Or, consider sending these items to an organization for complete recycling:
www.terracycle.com

Metal parts in travel wear can be recycled with Single Stream. But plastics without a proper recycle code can not be placed in the Single Stream Recycle Bin. Please discard with your regular trash or bring to the Recycle Center at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Please, consider the options under re-use and recycle

Trophies, medals etc.

These items are made of different materials.

Reuse

Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Items in good condition can also be send to the following organizations:
sportmedalrecycling.com
lambawards.com
medals4mette.org
https://www.pinterest.com/wearek2awards/reuserepurpose-old-trophies/

Recycle

Disassemble items if possible and recycle according material. Metals and most plastics can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with: regular waste.

Twist ties

These items are made of different materials. These items are generally considered too small for recycling

Reuse
Recycle

Most plastic are recyclable, but some unsuitable due to their seize or weight .Currently, there are no easy recycle options available for these items.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Tyvek: home wrap, disposable overalls, banners, envelopes, etc.

Code: #2 HDPE, high density poly propylene. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil and gas, and can be recycled, but recycle points for this plastic are scarce.

Reuse

Ideas for Tyvek can be found on:
https://www.pinterest.com/claudiamanokian/tyvek/

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791 https://www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Due to its weight or shape, our single stream facility doesn't recycle these items. Please, consider returning these items to their manufacturer:
www.dupont.com

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Water Filters: water filters, Brita filters, etc.

These items are made of different materials that are difficult to dissamble. Some items and parts can be recycled

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791
https://www.habitat.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com 

For repair: 

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide

Recycle

Brita waterfilters can be recycled:
www.brita.com/recycling

All other fiters:

Disassemble items if possible and recycle according material. Metals and paper can be placed in your single stream recycle bin.

At this moment plastics without a proper recycle code can not be placed in your Single Stream Recycle Bin. Please discard with your regular trash or bring to the Recycle Center at the Bedford Recycling Facility, 343 Railroad Ave, Bedford Hills, NY 10507, 914-241-2671, days/hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 8am to 3pm
www.bedfordny.gov

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Waxed paper; baking sheet, teasack pouches, wrapping paper, etc.

These items are made from paper layered with synthetic wax. These items are made of different materials that are difficult to dissamble. These items are generally not recycled. To check items for hazards and toxins visit: https://www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0003801/

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791 https://www.habitat.org 

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Due to its weight or shape, our single stream facility doesn't recycle these items.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Window glass and other glass without recycling codes
Window glass, vases and drinking glasses can be recycled, as long as they are not antiquated, painted or colored.
Reuse
Reusable windows can be donated to: Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791 https://www.habitat.org Items in good condition might be reused. Please, consider donating your drinking glasses to: The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station https://bedford2030.org/tioli/ The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010 Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557 Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days: Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org You can also consider a listing on: The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/ Or on Craigslist www.craigslist.com
Recycle
Broken glass should be collected carefully. Collect the pieces and protect sharp ends by wrapping them in newspaper. Please, place these items in your single stream recycle bin.
Disposal
These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.
Wipes and absorbants: sponges, napkins, cotton balls, pads, paper towels, wipes

These items are made of synthetic or natural fibers. These items are generally not recycled. To check items for hazards and toxins visit: https://www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0003801/

Reuse

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791 https://www.habitat.org

Furniture Share House, 1 West Ave, Larchmont, NY 10538, tel: 914-834-1294 www.furnituresharehouse.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

Currently there are no recycle options for this material

Check package for label that indicates that the item is compostable or if it is entirely made of plant material - these may be added to your compost.

Flushable wipes are soludable in theory, but can still expand and clog drains. Be careful.

Disposal

Place items and parts that can not be reused or recycled in the container with regular waste.

Wooden containers and pallets: citrus crate, wooden bread pan, wooden wine box, pallet, etc.

These items are made from wood. They might be treated with chemicals as preservatives.

Reuse

Wood can be used for as kindle or firewood.

Ideas for crate and pallets can be found on:
https://www.pinterest.com/tickledpinktony/crates-wooden-upcycle-reuse-recycle-repurpose-diy/ 

Recycle

Wood can be used for kindle or firewood.

If you a sure the wood is not treated with chemicals, you can add it to your compost

Disposal

If you can't find a recycle solution for this item, put the item in the container with regular waste

Wrappers, plastic: cookie covers, transparent teasack holders, pasta bags etc.

Codes: #2 HDPE, #4 LDPE. Most plastics are synthetically derived from oil and gas, and can be recycled.

Reuse

These items or materials may be used in craft projects. Ideas for these items or material can be found on:
https://www.pinterest.com/c3naturemuseum/wrapper-upcycling/

Recycle

Please, place these items in your single stream recycle container. Please, place multiple bags together in one plastic bag

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Yard waste: compost, leaves, christmas tree, etc.

These items are suitable for compost.

Reuse

The town of Bedford collects leaves, small wood waste and christmas trees from the curbsite

Residents of Bedford can also bring their yard waste and logs, max 6" in diameter, directely to:

Beaver Dam Compost Facility,115 Beaver Dam Rd, Bedford Hills, NY 10536, tel; 914- 949-3244

Bigger logs can be sold or given away as fire wood. Please, consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

To find more information about composting go to:
www.wikihow.com/compost

Or information about leaf mulching
www.leavetheleavesalone.org

Recycle

The town of Bedford collects leaves, small wood waste and christmas trees from the curbsite

Residents of Bedford can also bring their yard waste and logs, max 6" in diameter, directely to:

Beaver Dam Compost Facility,115 Beaver Dam Rd, Bedford Hills, NY 10536, tel: 914- 949-3244

Bigger logs can be sold or given away as fire wood. Please, consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

To find more information about composting go to:
www.wikihow.com/compost

Or information about leaf mulching
www.leavetheleavesalone.org

Disposal

These items are recyclable. Only items that are seriously soiled, or have unremovable non-recyclable content, should be disposed of in the container with regular waste.

Zip ties: cable ties, zap strap, panduit strap, etc.

Code: #5 PP

These items are made of plastic. Most plastics can be recycled

Reuse

Run a needle through the square lock of the zip tie to release the tie. Reuse the zip-tie

Ideas for zip ties can be found on:

https://www.pinterest.com/forneyind/cable-ties/

Unopened, non-expired packages and containers with these items might be reused. Please, consider the following options:

A donation to:

The TIOLI Shed, 2nd Sat in May until last Sat in Oct, 10am-12pm, Parking Lot 8, behind the Bedford Hills Train Station
https://bedford2030.org/tioli/

The Katonah Thrift Store, 71 Bedford Rd, Katonah, NY 10536, tel: 914-232-3010

Twigs Thrift Tree Shop, 449 Lexington Ave, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, tel: 914-666-6557

Habitat For Humanity, Westchester ReStore, 524 Main St., New Rochelle , tel: 914-636-8335, 2 Cortland St., Mount Vernon, 914-699-2791 https://www.habitat.org

Or wait for the yearly Spring Clean Up Days:

Chowder and Marching Club www.chowderandmarching.org

The Katonah Presbyterian Church www.katonahpresbyterianchurch.org

You can also consider a listing on:

The Facebook Take it Or leave It Group Page
www.facebook.com/TIOLI/group/

Or on Craigslist
www.craigslist.com

Recycle

These items are made plastic. This plastic is recycable, but due to its small size, it is difficult to collect in the recycling facility. Solve the problem by pre-collecting them in a container made of the same plastic. Please, place these items in your single stream recycle bin.

Disposal

These items are recyclable.