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Recycling Resources


*Primary source of information:  Recycling Resources in Juneau

Curbside recycling:  Arrow Refuse

Drop off recycling: Juneau Recycle Center 
(paper, plastic, tin, aluminum, glass, cardboard)

Freecycle Network: Juneau Freecycle

Hazardous waste:  Juneau Hazardous Waste Events 
(batteries, antifreeze, solvents, cleaners, paints, poisons and more - see website for disposal instructions) 

Car batteries:  Return to store where purchased; or take to Juneau Hazardous Waste Events

Brown paper bags:  Reuse at grocery stores (often for a discount); donate to St. Vincent de Paul, Salvation Army, or Rainbow Foods; recycle at Juneau Recycle Center

Cell phones with chargers: Aware Shelter (586-6623); cellphonesforsoldiers.com

Clothing and household items:  Alaska Dames; The Closet; Craigslist; Salvation Army; St. Vincent de Paul; Juneau Freecycle

Compact fluorescent light bulbs:  Home Depot box by store entrance/return area

Computers:  Contact antoine@ryonix.com or call 321-5404
(Accepting only Apple Macintosh - Powerbook, IBook, IMac, G4, G5); Kapplers Computer Services Inc., 780-3600 (accepting all computers and flat screens - no older monitors)

Eye glasses:  Lions Club mflc@mendenhallflyinglions.org; local optometrists

Fishing line (mono-filament):  Western Auto sporting goods

Hangers:  Return hangars and plastic garment bags to the dry cleaner

Household appliances:  Capitol Disposal Waste Management (for a charge)

Metals (ferrous steel):  Capitol Disposal Waste Management (for a charge)

Metals (non-ferrous):  Auke Bay Cans
(789-9407; brass, copper, aluminum and radiators - no steel); Capitol Disposal Waste Management also accepts scrap metal

Phone books:  Juneau Recycle Center (mixed paper container)

Plastic bags:  Reuse at grocery store (often for a deposit); deposit clean bags in bins located at Foodland and Fred Meyer; donate to Salvation Army Thrift Store; or recycle at  Juneau Recycle Center

Plastic six-pack rings:  Juneau Wholesale in good condition for reuse (2601 Channel Drive, 789-5919)

Printer/toner:  BEP Company recycles toner, copy ribbon and cartridges and remanufactures toner cartridges, refills inkjet cartridges, and re-inks printer ribbons; WOTM (789-1777)

Shipping Materials:  Taku Graphics (780-6310) accepts peanuts or bubble wrap and large boxes for shipping art work; Annie Kaill's (586-2880) takes bubble wrap; and any store or art gallery that ships items

Tires:  For a charge - Les Schwab (789-0380) or Capitol Disposal Waste Management

Used cooking oil:  Baranof Hotel accepts oil from businesses (463-6237); Alaska Biofuels Alliance (call Jonathan Kamler, 790-1049)

Vehicles:  Juneau Junk Vehicle Events - CBJ sponsors two events per year (no commercial vehicles); for a charge Skookum Sales and Recycling (723-7575) and Capitol Disposal Waste Management (780-7801) accept vehicles

Waste oil (household):  Juneau Hazardous Waste Events - five gallons per month are accepted free at scheduled hazardous waste events