What To Do with Other Stuff

Take the following items to the Shoreway Buy-Back and Drop-Off Center at 333 Shoreway Road in San Carols. Some items are free, some you must pay to drop off. For complete descriptions of which items are acceptable, see https://www.rethinkwaste.org/shoreway-facility/services-rates or call the Shoreway Environmental Center to ask: (650) 802-8355.

  • Clean plastic bags and shrink wrap
  • Compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) and fluorescent lighting tubes
  • Cell phones
  • Consumer electronics
  • Small appliances
  • Hard and soft cover books
  • Household goods in working condition
  • Latex and oil-based paint cans with original labels
  • Mattresses
  • Scrap metal
  • Cooking oil and used motor oil

Take Elsewhere

  • Medicine (San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office or city police departments, Redwood City Kaiser-Cypress Building, CVS Pharmacies).
  • Bubble wrap and packing “peanuts” (Pack ‘N’ Mail, UPS)
  • Printer ink and toner cartridges (Office Depot, Staples, Office Max, Best Buy)
  • CFLs (Home Depot, IKEA, Lowe’s)
  • CDs, DVDs (GreenCiitzen Electronic Recycling, Vinyl Solution Records)
  • One-gallon plant containers (Yerba Buena Nursery)

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