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Recycling A-Z

********ATTENTION: Effective Tuesday, March 31, 2020, ALL Garrett County Solid Waste & Recycling Sites will be closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  
 
The Main Office is now OPEN normal operating hours, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The landfill, located at 3118 Oakland Sang Run Road is NOW on the Winter Schedule:
Saturdays the landfill closes at noon and the scales are closed. No commercial loads, or loads that need to be weighed, will be accepted on Saturdays until April 15, 2021
 
Due to Covid-19, We are Limited to One Customer in the Office at a Time.  Please Wear a Mask Inside the Building.
 

                                               Recycling A - Z Materials

Aluminum Beverage Cans 
All GC Refuse & Recycling Sites. Rinse. Crush (Optional)
Call Landfil office for contact list. 301.387.0322
 
Bates Tire & Auto, 123 Bates Rd., Markleysburg, PA 15459; 724.329.5263
Double M Recycling, 406 Swanton Rd., Swanton, MD 21550;  301.533.3500
Ours Auto Salvage, Rt. 39, Oakland, MD  21550; 301.334.8497, Closed Mondays
Martin's Junkyard (Call first), 1076 Pysell Crosscut Rd., Oakland, MD  21550; 301.334.8340
Penn-Mar, 975 Kelly Road, Cumberland, MD., 21502; 301.724.1000
Sunrise Sanitation Services, P.O. Box 675, Oakland, MD  21550; 301.334.6216
 
Aluminum Can Tabs 
All GC Refuse & Recycling Sites
Ronald McDonald House (Morgantown, WV) 855.227.7435

Anti-freeze 
All GC Refuse & Recycling Sites Except Friendsville
(See specifications for Used Motor Oil, Filter & Anti-Freeze program under the Programs & Misc. Information Tab).
 
Appliances or White Goods (i.e., Water Heater, Washer/Dryer, Dishwasher) 

All GC Refuse & Recycling Sites Except Friendsville - Bulk Item Fee $5
Tipping fee @ $50 per ton at GC landfill; Appliances with Freon (i.e., Freezers, Refrigerators, Air Conditioners and Dehumidifiers) - Accepted ONLY at landfill location for $10 Fee
Retail In-Store Take-Back Program
 
Automobiles (Engines & Automobile Parts)

Make-A-Wish-Mid-Atlantic location (http://midatlantic.wheelsforwishes.org)
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Morgantown 855.227.7435
Any Salvage Yard
 
Batteries 

Advance Auto (ALL BATTERIES)
Battery Mart, 1 Battery Drive, Winchester, VA 22601, 800.405.2121; www.batterymart.com
Batteryrecycling.com; 800.8528127; Cell phones, mp3 players, rechargeable batteries, NiCad, single-use
Battery Warehouse (Cumberland)
Automotive Retailers accept Car/Truck batteries ONLY
Lowe's accept rechargeable batteries Only
Best Buy accept rechargeable batteries Only

Bikes, Books, & Household Misc. 
Garrett County Swap Shops (All sites)
Horizon Goodwill Industries (Oakland/Grantsville); 301.533.1950
Nearly New (St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 126 E. Liberty St., Oakland, MD.) 301.334.4699
Christian Crossing (Take Garage/Yard Sale Stickers off of Items) 301.334.6339
Habitat for Humanity Store; Call for Hours; 301.533.2180
Call landfill office for special instructions on additional locations for BOOK RECYCLI
 
www.greengurugear.com/pages/recycling-to-upcycle-program  2500 47th St., Unit 12, Boulder, CO 80301, 303.258.1611  Recycle Clean Bike Tubes, Climbing Ropes, Wetsuits, Grain Bags and Event Banners/Tent/
Billboards.  Contact recycling@greenguru/com for shipping instructions.

Boats 
Make-A-Wish-Mid-Atlantic location
(http://midatlantic.wheelsforwishes.org)
 
Books
www.buyback101.com  1644 Smithfield Way, Oviedo, FL 32765; 800.421.3659  Sell Your Textbooks For Cash. Enter ISBN # for Instant Quote (It's Found on Back Cover of Most Books near Barcode or UPC Symbol.) Shipping is FREE With UPS.
 
Green Textbooks.org Recycling Program   1871 E. Wild Willow Lane, Sandy, UT 84093; wwwgreentextbooks.org   801.523.8069  Program offers Textbook Recycling at your own Cost. It is suggested you use Media Mail at USPS to send.
 
International Book Project    1440 Delaware Avenue, Lexinton KY 40505  www.intlbookproject.org  859.254.6771  This Program accepts Books in Excellent Condition Only.  Please do not Donate Books with Broken Bindings, Excessive Highlighting, or Torn/Missing Pages. Books that are from the Year 2000 and up are desirable, Dictionaries and Vocational Books.
 
St. Simon Publishing   stsimonpublishing.com   901.219.6718  Not recycling Books at This Time.  Please Check Back.
 
CD's/DVD's/Cassettes 
www.greendisk.com; 800.305.3475  CDs, Pagers, PDAs, Rechargeable Batteries, BluRays, Cell Phones, MP3 Players, Toner/Inkjet cartridges, video tapes (and cases). You pay Shipping
 
www.backthruthefuture.com/free-cddvd-recycling; 1 park Dr. #9, Franklin, NJ  07419; 973.823.9752
www.cdrecyclingcenter.org; 68 stiles Rd., Salem, NH 03079; 603.894.5553  You pay Shipping
 

(Digital) Cameras, Candy Wrappers, Cell Phones, Chip Bags, Cigarettes, Corks, Etc
TerraCycle Mail-In Recycling Brigade Program   www.terracycle.com/en-us/brigades  609.393.4252
TerraCycle offers National Programs (Brigades) to Collect Previously Non-Recyclable or Hard to Recycle Waste.  While Some Programs Have a Cost, Most Brigades are Free and Offer Free Shipping.  Visit Website to find out what is Currently Available.  Possible Fundraising Opportunity.

Cardboard (Corrugated)
All GC Refuse & Recycling Sites (Friendsville and 135 Site – Cardboard Must be Flattened.)
Two pieces flat board w/ruffled layer in between; Shiny carboard o.k., Staples and Tape o.k., 
Pizza Boxes w/ no gooey food or grease (CLEAN) o.k.; No yellow cardboard or Shirt & Shoe Boxes or Soda Boxes
 
Ceiling Tiles
www.armstrong.com/sustainability/programs-recycling.html; 877.276.7876 Tiles must be pre-approved prior to Shipping. Call a Representative for Detailed Instructions.

Cell Phones
All GC Refuse & Recycling Sites (Including landfill) Funds used for Education in Garrett County Schools
cellphonesforsoldiers.com; 5705 Commerce Blvd., Suite 100, Alpharetta, GA 30004; 678.580.1976
garrettdovecenter.org; 882 Memorial Drive, Oakland, MD 21550; 301.334.6255
buybackandrepair.com; 14429 Ventura Blvd., Suite 108, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423; 866.874.6759
 
www.ncadv.org/donate-a-phone; National Coalion Against Domestic Violence Cell Phone Donation Program;
Cell phones, Laptops, Mp3, Digital Camera, Video Game Systems. Visit website for pre-paid postage Slip.
 
http://www.nextworth.com; 3300 Turfway Rd., Erlanger, KY 41018; 844.387.1106  Buy Iphones, Ipads, Iwatches. Visit site to get a quote.
 
http://smartphonerecycling.com; 3819 N 29th Ave., Hollywood FL 33020; 866.744.1003
GRC Wireless buys and recycles all phones. Visit site for pre-paid postage label. Donate cell phones or sell.
 
Christmas Tree Lights
Christmas Light Source Recycling Program  4313 Elmwood Dr., Benbrook, TX 76116      817.926.4877
www.christmas-light-source.com/Christmas-Lights-Recycling-Program_c_210.html  Send in (broken or unbroken) lights, include name & email address, for a 10% off single order of Christmas lights. Your lights will be recycled & proceeds go to DFW Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.
 
Environmental LED Christmas Light Recycling Program   The LED Warehouse 109 E Prairie St., Vicksburg, MI  49097  Attn.: Christmas Light Recycling   866.465.7334  Include your name and Email address for a 10% off coupon for a future purchase, in a light cardboard box without any packing material or original boxes.
 
HolidayLEDS.com Christmas Light Recycling Program       118 Rosehill Dr., Suite 1, Jackson, MI 49202   www.holidayleds.com/free-light-recycling    866.492.4330  Send lights in cardboard box without packing material or original boxes with name and Email address.  Fill out the Recycling Form confirming shipment sent and they will send you a coupon for 15% off next purchase.
 
Christmas Trees 

GC Landfill, January and February for recycling.
(DNR  Fisheries use for fish habitats.) 301.334.7492
 
Clothing
Horizon Goodwill Industries (Oakland) 301.334.6339
Nearly New Shop 301.334.4699
Christian Crossing. Call for New Hours 301.334.6339
Habitat for Humanity Store  301.334.2180
Reuse as Rags
 
Computers 
Bumble Bee, Garrett Highway, Grantsville, Landfill and Kings Run Refuse & Recycling Sites (ONLY 19" or Smaller Flat Screen Monitors)
Horizon Goodwill Industries (Grantsville/Oakland)
 
Dell Global Recycling   dell.com/en-us/work/shop/trade-in-program/cp-trade-in-program  888.576.3818  Trade-In for store credit or recycle dell product.  Pre-paid shipping label available.
 
Hewlett-Packard Planet Partners Recycling Program  888.485.1849 www.hp.com/globalzenship/environment/pdf/hew04143_jly15.pdf   Pre-paid shipping label available.
 
PC Disposal    www.pcdisposal.com   Computers, Telephones, Main Frames, Printers, etc. 877.244.0250
$1,000,000 Service Guarantee that sensitive Data will be removed. 
 
Cooking (Vege) Oil
ReFuel Pittsbugh Cooking Oil Drop-Off Site  214 N. Lexington St., Pittsburgh, PA  15208    412.243.5025 http://oil.recycleplz.com/pennsylvania/pittsburgh-pa/refuel-%ef%bb%bfpgh-cooking-oil-drop-off-site-construction-junction      Drop-off Cooking Oil Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - Friday 5:00 p.m.; Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  For Large Donations of Oil, Please Call 412.361.2099, Ext. 6
 
Copper 
Local Salvage Yards

Corks
www.corkclub.com  Pre-paid shipping Label available. Please send a minimum of 500 corks.
www.recork.com/us  608 Crescent Circle, Great Falls, MT 59404, info@recork.com; 877.894.7702 Suspending Collection during CoVid-19.  Stay Tuned:  8/28/20 Update

Crayons 
721 Village Rd., Pelican Lake, WI  54463; http://www.crazycrayons.com/recycle_program.html
800.561-0922
 
Electronics 
Grantsville, Bumble Bee, Kings Run, Landfill and Garrett Highway Refuse & Recycling Sites (No TV's or CRT's)
 
Apple Recycling Program  www.apple.com/shop/trade-in  888.638.2761 Trade-in cell phones, watches, tablets, Ipads, Mp3, Ipods, etc., for a NEW item.  Pre-paid shipping available.  

Dell Global Recycling   dell.com/en-us/work/shop/trade-in-program/cp-trade-in-program  888.576.3818  Computers, Cell Phones, Monitors, Gaming Systems, Laptops, Cameras, Tablets, Watches, etc. Trade-In for store credit or recycle dell product.  Pre-paid shipping label available.
 
Hewlett-Packard Planet Partners Recycling Program  888.485.1849 Computers, Cell Phones, Mp3 Office Machines, etc.  www.hp.com/globalzenship/environment/pdf/hew04143_jly15.pdf   Pre-paid shipping label available.
 
PC Disposal    www.pcdisposal.com   Computers, Telephones, Main Frames, Printers, etc. 877.244.0250
$1,000,000 Service Guarantee that sensitive Data will be removed. 
 
PC Renewal   www.wvpcrenewal.com  Email:  pcrenewal@comcast.net  3848 Grafton Road, Morgantown, WV  26508  304.291.8550 (ph)  304.291.8552 (fax)  PC Renewal Offers Hard Drive Shredding and Electronics Recycling.  See the Website for Details on the Materials Accepted.  Free Consultation.
 
Eyeglasses 
Lions Club Receptacles or Through Members
Receptacle in Wal Mart near Eye Center
Receptacle in front of Arrowhead Grocery/Deli
 
www.new-eyes.org   549 Millburne Avenue, Short Hills, NJ 07078  973.376.4903  Non-Profit Charity that accepts donations of cash & jewelry (no glasses during CoVid-19) to provide glasses to needy US residents & abroad.  Tax Deduction Opportunity.  See Ebay Store.

Fishing Line
Berkley Pure Fishing Company Fishing Line Recycling Program   1900 18th St., Spirit Lake, IA  51360 berkley-fishing.com/berkley-recycling.html    800.237.5539  This Program accepts Single Filament, Nylon Fishing Line that is Unbraided and does not Contain Wire. Lines that Have a lot of Plant Material Mixed in May Not be Recyclable. Fishing Line is Recycled into Tackle Boxes, Spools for Line, Fish Habitats, and Toys.
 
Fluorescent Bulbs, Lamps & Non-PCB Ballast
Garrett County Landfill Only
LOWES (Lobby)
Businesses call office for written contact list or SEE PAGE on this website.
 
Eco Lights Northwest Recycling Program  1915 S Corgiat Dr., Seattle, WA 98108  www.ecolights.com 
888-214-2327   Recycles ballasts, CFL's, mercury thermostats, NiCad Batteries, rechargeable batteries, & items containing mercury. The program offers pre-paid recycling kits for purchase.
 
LampRecycling.com     2200 Ogden Ave., #100, Lisle, IL 60532    888.640.6700   Ballasts, CFL's, Electronics, Mercury Thermostats, NiCad Batteries, Rechargeable Batteries, etc.  The program offers pre-paid recycling kits for purchase. Through EasyPak, you will receive a certificate officially recognizing your recycing efforts.
 
Mercury Technologies of Minnesota Lamp Recycling Program   Pine City Industrial Park, P.O. Box 13, Pine City, MN 55063-0013   800.864.3821   Accepts CFL's, Fluorescent tubes and Ballasts.  The program offers pre-paid recycling kits for purchase and also accepts HID and incandescent lamps.
 
USA Lamps & Ballast Recycling, Inc.   www.cleanlites.com    800.778.6645  Program accepts CFL's, Fluorescent Tubes, Ballasts, NiCad Batteries, items containing Mercury, Rechargeable Batteries and Incandescent Bulbs. The program offers pre-paid recycling kits for purchase.
 
Waste Management Lamp Tracker    800.664.1434    www.wmlamptracker.com  Fluorescent Tubes, Ballasts, CFL's, Medical Waste, Aerosol Cans, E-Scrap, Smoke Detectors, Mercury Thermostats, NiCad Batteries, etc. The program offers pre-paid recycling kits for purchase.
 
Heritage Lifecycle Mailback  store.heritage-enviro.com   803.829.8109   Fluorescent Tubes, CFL's, Rechargeable Batteries, NiCad Batteries, Expired Medications, Smoke Alarms, Lead Aprons, and Exit Signs. See Site for details on the Programs.
 
Glass Bottles & Jars 
All GC Refuse & Recycling Sites (Rinse & Remove Lids)
Sort by color:  clear, brown/blue, green/red
 
Hair
http://www.locksoflove.org/donate.html  Non-profit organization providing hair to disadvantaged children suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis.
Local HairSalons have forms & Mailers
 
Inkjet Toner Cartridges
All GC Refuse & Recycling Sites
Through Individual Manufacturer (Check Carton for Return Envelope)
 
www.ecyclegroup.com; 800.416.5251 Program supplies pre-paid labels. Excellent fundraising Source.
www.usrecycleink.com; 6801 Shakespeare R., Columbia, SC 29223  888.531.8119
 
www.fundingfactory.com  info@fundingfactory.com   888.883.8237 Company collects inkjet cartridges, toner cartridges, and cell phones. Possible Fundraising Opportunity
Evolve Recycling www.rrewards.com  888.336.9181 Pre-paid shipping label. Possible Fundraising Opportunity
 
Junk Mail 
Recycle with Office Paper at Landfill, Garrett Highway, Kings Run, Grantsville & Bumble Bee (Envelopes and Folders Acceptable; Staples and Tape Acceptable).
Contact office for information on how to stop junk mail, email, catalogs, etc.  301.334.7492
 
Laser Toner Cartridges
All GC Refuse & Recycling Sites
See Info on Inkjet Toner Cartridges
 
Brother Cartridge Collection Program  www.brother-usa.com/environment  Brother International Corp Recycling Program, c/o Sim's Recycling Program (C1004217), 417 Sanford Rd., LaVergne, TN 37086, You pay Postage.  
Through Manufacturer's Program - Pre-paid postage
 
Lingerie
The Bra Recyclers  www.brarecycling.com   3317 S Higley Rd., Suite #114-441, Gilbert, AZ 85297 480.988.2283  All bras must be washed. Please fill out the recycling form on website and mail to the Attn.: of Elaine Birks-Mitchell.  Tax Donation Opportunity.
 
Liquids
Not accepted at the GC landfill or Refuse & Recycling Sites with the Exception of Used Motor Oil & Used Antifreeze. (See specifications for the Used Motor Oil, Filter & Anti-Freeze program under the Programs & Misc. Information Tab).
See Special Instructions Below for Paint
 
Leaves
GC Landfill for fee (Must Be taken out of Bags) NO bio-degradable bags allowed in compost pile.  NO LEAVES IN RESIDENTIAL BINS. Tipping fee @ $50.00 per ton. 
 
COMPOST MAY BE TAKEN FROM LANDFILL FOR FREE.  Assistance may be available - Call office prior to arrival 301.387.0322.
 
Magazines
Bumble Bee, Grantsville, Landfill, Kings Run and Garrett Highway Refuse & Recycling Sites (Coupons, Brochures, Shiny Paper  and GREETING CARDS).     Items may NOT be taken from the BIN.
 
Medals
www.sportsmedalrecycling.com 679 Washington St., Unit 8-135, South Attleboro, MA  02703   They accept engraved medals, metal cups and metal plates. You pay shipping.
 
Medical (Professional) Sharps
Heritage Lifecycle Mailback  803.829.8109    store.heritage-enviro.com   Fluorescent Tubes, CFL's, Rechargeable Batteries, NiCad Batteries, Expired Medications, Smoke Alarms, Lead Aprons, and Exit Signs. See Site for Details on the Programs.
 
Mail Your Sharps    803.829.8109 or 866.210.2744   mailyoursharps.com  Sharps, Medical Waste, Dental Waste, Mercury, Bio-Hazard Spill Kits, etc.  Programs perfect for Doctors, Dentists, Pharmacies, Hospitals, Veterinarians, Dermatologists, Tattoo Artists, Acupunturists, Assisted Living Facilities. etc.  See Site for Details on available Programs. 
 
Meda Send Medical Waste Mail-Back Service   800.200.3581    www.medasend.com   Medical Sharps Program.  Pre-paid Shipping Containers Available for Purchase.
 
Sharps Compliance Incorporated    www.sharpsinc.com  800.772.5657    Medical Sharps Program   Pre-Paid Shipping Containers Available for Purchase.
 
Stericycle Mailback Program  380 Locust St., Pittsburgh, Pa.  15132     www.stericycle.com/mailback-programs.html   855.410.5300   Medical Sharps and Items Containing Mercury. Pre-Paid Shipping Containers Available for Purchase.
 
Mixed Metal
GC Refuse & Recycling Sites. Accepted at the landfill for FREE.
Local Salvage Yards 
 
Motorcycles
Make-A-Wish-Mid-Atlantic location.
(http://midatlantic.wheelsforwishes.org)
 
Newspaper
All GC Refuse & Recycling Sites (Do Not put Plastic Bags or Twine and String in Recycling Container).
Paperback Books Go in Newspaper Bins (Take Covers Off and Deposit in with Magazines.)
 
Office Paper
Grantsville, Bumble Bee, Kings Run, Landfill and Garrett Highway Refuse & Recycling Sites. Plain or shredded.
Items may NOT be taken from the BIN.
 
Motor Oil, Kerosene, Power Steering Fluid, Gear Oil, Fuel Oil (#2, #4, #6)
Grantsville, Bumble Bee, 135, Kings Run, Landfill and Garrett Highway Refuse & Recycling Sites. 
(See specifications for the Used Motor Oil, Filter & Anti-Freeze program under the Programs & Misc. Information Tab).
 
Oil Filters
Bumble Bee, Grantsville, Kings Run, Landfill, 135, and Garrett Highway Refuse and Recycling Site. Should be drained and dry. 
 
Packaging (Wrappers)
www.terracycle.com (i.e., Caprisun™, Mars™ candy wrappers, Kashi™ cereal boxes...just to name a few)
 
Paint
GC Refuse & Recycling Sites including landfill IF solidified or empty (Pop lid and dry out; mix paint with shredded paper, clean dirt, sawdust or clay kitty litter or product such as "Waste Paint Hardener" found at Oakland Lowe's $1.98 bag [price and location due to change] will harden a gallon of latex paint 2/3 full). Can be disposed in OPEN TOP containers - DO NOT PUT IN COMPACTORS.
 
Paperback Books
Landfill, Bumble Bee, Grantsville, Kings Run and Garrett Hwy. Refuse and Recycling Sites.  Take covers off and recycle with magazines. Paperback books recycled with newspapers.
 
Plastic #1
Grantsville, Bumble Bee, Kings Run, Landfill and Garrett Highway Refuse & Recycling Sites. Bottles w/Necks (Rinse) & Remove Lids. Crush Optional. No food containers (i.e., blueberry, strawberry or tomato).
 
Plastic #2
Grantsville, Bumble Bee, Kings Run, Landfill and Garrett Highway Refuse & Recycling Sites. Bottles w/Necks (Rinse) & Remove Lids. Crush Optional. NO tubs, bowls, plates nor silverware.
 
#2 Plastic Grocery Bags (+ More)
Receptacle in Lobby of Wal Mart, Lowes and Browning's Shop n' Save Grocery Store, Oakland, MD. (Call the Office to ask about +More) Due to Covid-19, Receptacles have been taken out for your safety.  Stay Tuned for Updated information on When Containers Have Returned for Recycling. Updated 8/26/20
 
#5 Plastic
Preserve Gimme 5  823 State Rt. 13. Cortland. NY  13045-6574  www.preserveproducts.com/recycling/gimme5.html  888.354.7296  Program Accepts Rigid #5 Plastic (i.e., Dairy Containers, Dip Containers, Plastic Caps, Preserve Products - No Razor Blades, and Prescription Bottles). Please Pack Clean & Dry #5 Items as Densely as Possible, in a Cardboard Box. During the CoVid-19 Emergency, Please let the Box Sit for 7 Days Prior to Taking to the Post Office to Mail. Postage is Your Responsibility.
 
Prescription Pills
Drug Drop Box: McHenry State Police Barracks (24/7); Garrett County Sheriff's Office (24//7); Oakland City Hall (M-F 8:30 - 4:30 p.m.); Check addictionhappens.org for details. Take Away Environmental Return System. Postage Paid Mailing Envelopes and instructions to dispose of over-the-counter medications and prescription drugs (no controlled drugs) are available at CVS and Walgreens in Oakland, MD for a small fee. Government Take-Back Program in April each year. Check for local listing. Fall Take-Back Program usually scheduled in September.  (NOTICE:  To discard in trash - NEVER down the Drain- mix medications - NOT NARCOTICS - with coffee grounds and place with regular household trash.)
 
Propane Tanks (Camping Stoves)
www.cylinderdisposal.com; 315.253.2886  Mail-in program specializes in complete recovery of contents remaining & recovery of small 1 pound propane cylinders (camping stove type). Please call to discuss.
 
Propane Tanks (Grills)
Home & Garden Department of Wal-Mart
All-Gas, Inc., Mtn. Lake Park Propane Retailer
 
Propane Tanks (Over 100 lbs.)
All Gas, Inc., Mt. Lake Park, MD
 
Recreational Vehicles
http://midatlantic.wheelsforwishes.org
Make-A-Wish-Mid-Atlantic location. 
Local Salvage Yards
 
Shoes
Nike Reuse-A-Shoe Program  www.nikereuseashoe.com  3552 Avenue of Commerce, Memphis, TN  38125 800.344.6453  Will Accept any shoe that does not contain Metal. Visit site for pre-paid label. Some drop-off locations.
 
Stamps
Bone Cancer Research Trust  BCRT Stamp Appeal,20 Bowers Road, Benfleet, Essex, England  SS7 5PZ  www.bcrt.org.uk/stamps  Email:  fundraising@brct.org.uk    0113 258 5934  Program accepts all stamps and albums. Check website for mailing instructions. 1KG of Stamps Help Fund 1 Hr. of Research.  Poster Available in Garrett County Solid Waste & Recycling Office
 
CLIC Sargent  Unit 6, Abbey Wood Business Park, Filton, Bistol, BS34 7JU;   0117 314 8611 
www.clicsargent.org.uk/join-our-fight/get-fundraising/clic-sargent-stamp-appeal  
Email: ebay@clic@sargent.org.uk  Children's cancer is often treated in a Specialized Centre; & Families have to Travel to be with their Sick Child. Often they are worried about the Logistics & Cost, Rathen than what is Important - just being able to be Close to their Child.  Used Stamps are Sold to Fund Home from Homes so More Families Can Stay Together during thse Difficult Times. IKg of Stamps Pays for One Family to Stay in one of 10 Home From Homes. Poster Available in Garrett County Solid Waste & Recycling Office.
 
Oxfam Canada "Stamp Out Poverty"   Attn.: Oxfam Stamp Program, Stamp Program, 39 McArthur Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario  K1L 8L7  Canada   www.oxfam.ca/take-action/support-oxfam/stamp-out-poverty 
Email: stamps@oxfam.ca  800.466.9326 (ph)  613.237.0524 (fax)  Campaign has raised about $300,000 since 1980 from used stamps to support projects around the World. International, Canadian, and Commemorative Stamps Appreciated. Monetary Donations Accepted. Additional Programming Includes Causes for Female Rights:  Creating Spaces (Ends Violence Against Women and Girls); Amplify Change (Afganistan Women are Excluded from Decision-Making/Trying to Change); She (Sexual Health & Empowerment); Her Future Her Choice (Access More Choices for a Brighter Future); Women's Rights & Leadership: Guatemala (Building on Strengths of Grassroots Indigenous Women's Organizations); Camino Verde (Promoting Economic Growth of Women & Youth in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala). Additional Programs Available.
 
Surplus
Educational Assistance Limited  www.ealgreen.org   630.690.0010  Company connects your surplus to Universities & Colleges that can benefit or outright sells surplus for Scholarships. Tax Deductable Opportunity.
 
Telephone Books
Remove Covers and Recycle w/Magazines; Recycle Remaining Book in Newspaper Container.
 
Tennis Balls
Rebounces Tennis Ball Recycling Program  1313 Hwy 62-65 N, Suite F, Harrison, PA 72601 888.630.5696
www.rebounces.com/about-us/recycle-tennis-balls   To receive pre-paid label, email info@rebounces.com your name, shipping address, and # of balls you wish to recycle. Once received, balls will be pressurized & resold as practice balls.
 
Tires
Accepted at Landfill for Fee
Local Tire Retailer
Maryland Department of the Environmental provides grant funding when available for Citizen Scrap Tire Drop-Off Events (Free-of-Charge) 
 
Trophies and Awards
Lambs Awards Recycling Program  www.lambawards.com/trophy-recycling  410.876.1444 Accepts plaques, trophies, medals, sculptures.  You pay shipping.
 
www.awardsmall.com  Nationwide Trophy Recycling Program, c/o Total Awards & Promotions, Inc.,
6686 Odana Rd., Madison, WI 53719  608.833.1716 Accepts trophies, solid wood plaques and awards & recycles them for parts or engraves & donates to non-profits. 
 
Water Filters
www.brita.com/recycling-filters    800.242.7482 Recycling Program Recycles Brita Water Filters. Will Provide One Free Shipping Label Per Year. Sign Up for My Brita Account and Receive Filter Replacement Reminders.
 
 
 
**Usable items may be taken to the Garrett County Swap Shops located at each Refuse & Recycling Site including the Landfill.  See the Site Attendant or Weigh Master for Swap Shop Locations.
 
                         Updated 9/22/2020. Check back with site for additions/revisions often.