Recycling and Reuse Outlets

Antifreeze

Deer Park Auto
3900 E. Galbraith Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45236; 513-791-0845

Accepts antifreeze from residents. Also accepts motor oil and car batteries. Call prior to dropping off.

Monro Muffler/Brake and Service (some Cincinnati locations); 800-876-6676

Accepts antifreeze from residents. Also accepts motor oil and car, boat, motorcycle batteries. Call prior to dropping off.
www.monro.com

Appliances (with freon, non-working)

3R Recycling
9854 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215; 513-771-4002

Accepts freon containing appliances for a fee. Pick up available. Also accepts residential, commercial and industrial ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Also accept glass, plastics, standard usable pallets, and baled cardboard from industrial recyclers only. Accept office paper, newspaper. Transportation services and compensation contingent upon quantity and market value.
www.3r-recycling-cincinnati.com/

Adams/Brown Recycling
9262 Mt. Orab Pike, Georgetown Ohio 45121; 937-378-3431

Accepts mostly metal microwaves at no charge. Accepts all appliances at no charge including freon containing appliances. Also accepts car batteries, catalytic converters, alternators, aluminum metals, magazines, newspaper, colored and clear glass, #1 and #2 plastic containers and cardboard from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers.
www.glassrefactory.com/abrecycling.htm

Cincinnati Appliance Recycling
Pick Up Only 513-561-9500

Will pick up all types of appliances (refrigerators, freezers, stoves, microwaves, washers, dryers, etc.) for a fee. Freon removal also available.
www.cincinnatiappliancerecycling.com 
Contact@CincinnatiApplianceRecycling.com

Coin Laundry Plus
9830 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45231; 513-522-0900

Accepts freon-containing appliances for $35. Also accepts washers, dryers, stoves, microwaves, etc. at no charge. Pick up service offered for a fee.
www.clpapplianceparts.com

Compton Recycling
2551 Compton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231; 513-521-3289

Accepts freon-containing appliances at no charge. Drop off only. Also accepts electronics; call for pricing.
www.comptonrecycle.com

Junk King
11472 Gondola Street, Sharonville, Ohio 45241; 513-771-5865

Request a pick up or drop off appliances, electronics, furniture, tires, etc. for a fee and many other items you may consider "junk" around your home.
http://www.junk-king.com/locations/cincinnati/recycling-center

Miamitown Auto Parts
8379 Harrison Pike, Cleves, Ohio 45002; 513-353-1111

Accepts freon-containing appliances for $35. Also accepts nearly all ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
www.miamitownautoparts.com

Round Bottom Recycling
5100 River Valley Road, Milford, Ohio 45150; 513-248-4435

Accepts freon-containing appliances for $10 per item. Drop-off only. Also accepts scrap metal.
www.rbrscrap.com

Unwanted Appliance
888-886-9268

Will pick up freon-containing appliances, electronics, furniture, etc. for a fee and many other items you may consider "junk" around your home. Pick up only.
www.unwanted.com

Arts and Crafts

Elmers Glue
609-393-4252

Accepts glue bottles, empty glue sticks through a mail back program.
www.elmersgluecrew.com/index.asp

Crayons to Computers
1350 Tennessee Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45229; 513-482-3290

Accepts usable arts and crafts supplies, yarn, books (new or gently used), copy paper, fabric and carpet samples, dry erase markers, games, index cards, backpacks, folders and notebooks, filler paper, three ring binders (less than 2”), in/out trays, National Geographic magazines, office supplies, overhead projectors, pens and pencils, science supplies, sewing items (thread), tape (all kinds), toys, construction paper, crayons and markers, glue and gluesticks, scissors and rulers, wallpaper books, three-hole punches.
www.crayons2computers.org

Indigo Hippo
1301 Main Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202; 513-918-4917

Indigo Hippo is an reuse store for art supplies. Accepts unwanted, gently used or unused art materials, ranging from traditional to non-traditional, paint to pastels to paper to wood to fabric to gears to glue.
http://indigohippo.org/

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Asphalt

Fox Services
4660 Industry Dr., Fairfield, Ohio 45014; 513-858-2022

Accepts asphalt, concrete, brick, and rock; material is made into recycled gravel.
foxservicesinc.com

Jurgeson Co.
11641 Mosteller Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45241; 513-771-0820

www.jrjnet.com

H. Hafner & Sons
5445 Wooster Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226; 513-321-1895

www.hafners.com

Evans Landscaping
4229 Round Bottom Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45244; 513-271-1119

Also accepts concrete, drywall (unpainted), blacktop, brick, block.
www.evanslandscaping.com

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Audio/Visual/Cell Phones, etc.

Batteries Plus Bulbs
7850 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45255; 513-474-0895

12131 Royal Point Dr., Cincinnati, Ohio 45249; 513-683-6300

123 W. Kemper Rd., Springdale, Ohio 45246; 513-453-4080

7657 Mall Rd., Florence, KY 41042; 859-371-2288

7431 Tylersville Rd., West Chester, Ohio 45069; 513-456-7778

4887 Princeton Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45011; 513-737-2444

Also accepts CFL's, rechargeable batteries; up to 2 car batteries at a time; nickel-cadmium, rechargeable and watch batteries; cell/smartphones, laptop/netbooks, MP3s, PDAs, and portable tools for recycling.
www.batteriesplus.com

Best Buy (all nationwide stores); 888-237-8289

Accepts CDs, DVDs, gift cards, ink cartridges, cell phones; electronics/TVs (fee for TVs & monitors). 
www.bestbuy.com/site/null/Recycling-Electronics/pcmcat149900050025.c?id=pcmcat149900050025

Crayons to Computers
1350 Tennessee Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45229; 513-482-3290

Accepts usable overhead projectors, arts and crafts supplies, yarn, books (new or gently used), copy paper, fabric and carpet samples, dry erase markers, games, index cards, backpacks, folders and notebooks, filler paper, three ring binders (less than 2”), in/out trays, National Geographic magazines, office supplies, pens and pencils, science supplies, sewing items (thread), tape (all kinds), toys, construction paper, crayons and markers, glue and gluesticks, scissors and rulers, wallpaper books, three-hole punches.
www.crayons2computers.org

Friends of the Public Library Warehouse
8456 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45216; 513-369-6035

Accepts usable books and audio visual material. Also accepts usable, commercially-produced video tapes, books-on-CDs, DVDs, CDs, VHS, Beta, 8-track tapes, and records . DOES NOT accept cassette tapes.
http://friends.cincinnatilibrary.org/donatebooks.html

Ohio Drop Off
2899 Morse Road, Columbus Ohio 43231; 614-478-0808

Accepts CDs, DVDs, Floppy Disks, Speakers, Stereo Equipment, Video Games, Camcorders, Cameras, Floppy Disks, Telephone Equipment, Cell Phones.
www.ohiodropoff.com/cincinnati.html

Gazelle
25 Thomson Place, Boston MA 02210; 800-429-3553

Accepts DVDs, Video Games, Blu-Ray Movies, UMD Movies for PSP, MP3 Players, Calculators through a mail back program.
www.gazelle.com

GreenBuyback

GreenBuyback is a web-based resource through which you can sell your old cell phones and tablets.
http://greenbuyback.com/

Staples (most Cincinnati locations); 800-378-2753

Accepts Ink Cartridges, Toner Cartridges, PDAs, Cell Phones, Digital Cameras, Rechargeable Batteries. Also accepts computer equipment.
www.staples.com/sbd/cre/marketing/ecoeasy/recycling.html

TronicsBuyBack, LLC 
1424 South Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43609; 800-206-5519 

Buy used cell phones, tablets, and laptops for great prices. Also pays for shipping and you will get your money within 12 hours of us receiving it.
http://tronicsbuyback.com

Apple
Kenwood Towne Centre
7875 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45236; 513-826-3620

Accepts iPods, Cell Phones.
www.apple.com/recycling/ipod-cell-phone

Compton Recycling
2551 Compton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231; 513-521-3289

Accepts DVDs, Floppy Disks, CD ROMs, Stereos, Cell Phones. Also accepts electronics and metal for recycling. Call for more details.
www.comptonrecycle.com

Sell My Cell Phones

Cell phone and gadget recycling comparison web site shows users varying prices for their old goods.
www.sellmycellphones.com

Verizon

Trade in old cell phones and other electronics.
http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/splash/electronicdevicerecycling.jsp 
http://www.verizonwireless.com/landingpages/device-trade-in/

Women's Crisis Center
835 Madison Avenue, Covington, KY 41011; 859-655-2655

Accepts Cell Phones, Ink Jet Cartridges, Digital Cameras, PDAs, iPods.
www.wccky.org

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Automotive

1-800-Charity Cars

A nationwide car donation/distribution charity. The car donations help provide free donated vehicles to struggling families. Accept vehicles in any condition and offer free towing nationwide.
www.800charitycars.org

A & A Recycling
400 Station Ave., Arlington Heights, Ohio 45215; 513-761-9000

Accepts non-ferrous metals from residents, commercial businesses, and industry. Also accepts catalytic converters, car radiators, car batteries, and air conditioners with the Freon removed. Transportation services available.
www.aarecyclingcenter.com

Adams Brown Recycling
9620 Mt. Orab Pike, Georgetown, Ohio 45121; 937-378-3431

Accepts car batteries, catalytic converters, alternators, aluminum metals, magazines, newspaper, colored and clear glass, #1 and #2 plastic containers and cardboard from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Also accepts mostly metal microwaves at no charge. Accepts all appliances at no charge including freon containing appliances. 
www.glassrefactory.com/abrecycling.htm

Auto Recycling Center
12175 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45241; 513-733-0606

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals from residents, commercial, and industrial recyclers. Also accepts car body parts. Please call for hours of operation.

Batteries Plus Bulbs

7850 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45255; 513-474-0895

12131 Royal Point Dr., Cincinnati, Ohio 45249; 513-683-6300

123 W. Kemper Rd., Springdale, Ohio 45246; 513-453-4080

7657 Mall Rd., Florence, KY 41042; 859-371-2288

7431 Tylersville Rd., West Chester, Ohio 45069; 513-456-7778

4887 Princeton Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45011; 513-737-2444

Accepts CFL's, fluorescent tubes and certain batteries for a recycling fee. Accepts car batteries. Each store may be different, so please call first.
www.batteriesplus.com

Bluegrass Recycling
1575 Distribution Dr., Burlington, KY 41005; 606-283-9560

Accepts non-ferrous metals, batteries, and radiators from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Ferrous metals accepted from commercial and industrial recyclers only. Transportation services available for commercial and industrial recyclers. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
www.bluegrassrecycling.com

Burton's Collision
4384 E. Galbraith Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45236; 513-984-3396

Accepts all automotive fluids except antifreeze (engine oil, transmission oil, brake fluid, gear oil, power steering fluid, gas, diesel fuel, kerosene, etc.; also cooking oil, refrigerant oil etc.). Also accepts computer and auto batteries at no charge.
burtonscollision.com

Buy Products Recycling
200 W. North Bend Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45216; 513-232-2274

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal. Also, accepts catalytic converters, transmissions, all automotive scrap parts, steel, pipe, beams, oxygen cylinders and underground tanks. Transportation is available.
www.buyproductsrecyclingoh.com

Can-Dew Recycling
1510 Russell Ave., Covington, KY 41011; 859-261-8264

Accepts non-ferrous metals, insulated wire, and aluminum beverage cans from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services and compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
www.candewrecycling.com

Cincy Recycling
1331 Ethan St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45225; 513-542-2200

Accepts car batteries and non-ferrous metals from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value. Transportation services available for industry only.
No website.

Cohen Recycling
5038 Beech Street, Norwood, Ohio 45212; 513-731-7222

4538 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226; 513-321-3218

3120 S. Verity Parkway, Middletown, Ohio 45044; 513-425-6911

Accepts ferrous & non-ferrous metals from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Also accepts mostly metal microwaves at no charge. Also accepts electronics and TVs (there may be a fee) and metals.
www.cohenusa.com

Compton Recycling
2551 Compton Road (one block east of Pippin Road), Cincinnati, Ohio 45231; 513-521-3289

Accepts car batteries, radiators, carbide, stainless, aluminum cans, brass, lead, copper and insulated wire. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value. Also accepted: electronic equipment, cardboard, steel and appliances. Call for more information.
www.comptonrecycle.com

David Hirschberg Company
211 Longworth St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45215; 513-821-0514

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals and radiators from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Dumpster service with transportation may be provided to large quantity commercial and industrial recyclers. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
davidhirschbergsteel.com

Deer Park Recycling
8204 Blue Ash Rd., Deer Park, Ohio 45236; 513-791-3941

Accepts non-ferrous metal, insulated wire, and car batteries from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services and compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
www.mandrrecycling.com

Garden Street Iron & Metal
2815 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45225; 513-721-4660

7500 New Haven Rd., Harrison, Ohio 45030; 513-738-2678

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals, car batteries, radiators, electric motors, and catalytic converters, appliances and inner tubes from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Dumpster service and transportation available for commercial recyclers. Compensation dependent on quantity and market value. Also accepts some electronics. Call for information.
www.gardenst.com/default.php

M & R Recycling
1272 State Route 28, Loveland, Ohio 45140; 513-575-0661

Accepts non-ferrous metals and car batteries from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services possibly provided for large quantity commercial and industrial recyclers only. Compensation dependent on quantity and market value.
mandrrecycling.com

Miamitown Auto Parts Inc.
8379 Harrison Ave., Cleves, Ohio 45002; 513-353-1111

Accepts ferrous metal and non-ferrous metals, including brass, copper, and aluminum. Any packaging is O.K. Also accepts appliances for freon removal and small propane tanks as well as, lead acid batteries.
www.miamitownautoparts.com

Miamitown Recycling
5966 SR 128, Cleves, Ohio 45002; 513-353-0082

Accepts non-ferrous metals (copper, brass, aluminum), car batteries, radiators, appliances (Freon must be removed).
No website.

River Metals
1220 Licking Pike, Newport, KY 41071; 859-291-5509

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and cars from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Compensation dependent on quantity and market value.
www.rmrecycling.com

Round Bottom Recycling
5100 River Valley Rd., Milford, Ohio 45150; 513-248-4435

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals for recycling (Aluminum, Brass, Copper, Steel). Also accepts car batteries, wheel weights, motorcycles, lawn mowers, catalytic converters, BBQ grills, bicycles, radiators, transmissions, etc. for recycling. Accepts freon containing items and removes the freon at $10 per item. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value. Roll-off containers and pick up service available.
www.rbrscrap.com

U Pull & Pay
426 West Seymour Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45216; 513-948-8649

Accepts all vehicles. Vehicles may include fluids. Towing is also available.
www.upullandpay.com
cinci@upullandpay.com

Vehicles For Veterans

Vehicles For Veterans is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit vehicle donation program benefiting disabled veterans. Our car donation program offers a simple alternative to selling or trading in your unwanted vehicle and provides you with free towing and a tax deduction.
www.vehiclesforveterans.org

Way Out Recycling
2340 Snyder Rd., Batavia, Ohio 45103; 513-732-0374

Accepts auto radiators, carbide inserts, core starters, electrical motors, alternators, catalytic converters, whole motors, transmissions and batteries.
No website.

Wheels for Wishes

Wheels for Wishes is a non-profit that will take your donated vehicle and give the proceeds to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Free pickup and towing of your vehicle is available, whether or not it is running. All donations are 100% tax deductible.
ohkyin.wheelsforwishes.org

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Batteries (regular, household)

Batteries Plus Bulbs
7850 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45255; 513-474-0895

12131 Royal Point Dr., Cincinnati, Ohio 45249; 513-683-6300

123 W. Kemper Rd., Springdale, Ohio 45246; 513-453-4080

7657 Mall Rd., Florence, KY 41042; 859-371-2288

7431 Tylersville Rd., West Chester, Ohio 45069; 513-456-7778

4887 Princeton Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45011; 513-737-2444

Also accepts CFL's, rechargeable batteries; up to 2 car batteries at a time; nickel-cadmium, rechargeable and watch batteries; cell/smartphones, laptop/netbooks, MP3s, PDAs, and portable tools for recycling.
www.batteriesplus.com

Blair Technology Group
4314 Boron Dr., Covington Ky. 41015; 859-727-4300

Accepts batteries at no charge (cell phone, laptop, power tool, and polymer batteries, lead acid, alkaline and lithium primary batteries. Blair Technology Group is a government certified R2 Electronic waste recycling service. We offer free recycling services for both business and residential customers, and accept most electronics and batteries, excluding tube tvs and monitors. We offer free pick up to businesses, as well as hard drive sanitizing/destruction.
www.btgasset.com

Building Value
4040 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati Ohio 45223; 513-475-6783

Only accepts 9 volt (or higher), power tool batteries, and rechargeable batteries.
www.buildingvalue.org

Call2Recycle

A non-profit organization that collects and recycles batteries at no cost for municipalities, business, and consumers. Visit their website for a searchable directory of outlets primarily focused on rechargeable batteries.
http://www.call2recycle.org/

Canter Battery Co., Inc.
550 Township Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45216; 513-641-3555

Accepts regular household batteries at no charge. Also accepts car, boat, motorcycle batteries from residents at no charge.
www.batteriescincinnati.com

Cleanlites Recycling (formerly USA Lamp and Ballast)
7806 Anthony-Wayne Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio ; 513-641-4155

419 Northland Boulevard, Forest Park, Ohio 45240; 800-778-6645

Accepts all electronic waste for residential and commercial, including computers, monitors, TV’s, printers, faxes, etc. Call for hours of operation.

Materials accepted at no cost to the customer include keyboards, printers, fax machines, flat screen monitors CPUs, circuit boards, cables hard drives, lead acid and lead acid steel case batteries, electronic and magnetic ballasts, cell phones and other handheld devices and consumer electronics.

The following materials are accepted at a cost: CRT/tube monitors, televisions, straight fluorescent lamps and bulbs, compact and u-shaped lamps, high intensity discharge (HID) lamps and neon and incandescent lamps. Other items that have a disposal cost include alkaline, Ni-cad, nickel hydride batteries, lithium ion, lithium and zinc carbon batteries, mercury and silver oxides, PCB (Polychlorinated Biphenyl), and medical devices.
www.cleanlites.com

Lowe's (some Cincinnati locations)

Accept regular household batteries (dry cell) at no charge.
www.lowes.com 

Oil Express (all greater Cincinnati locations)

Accepts regular household batteries, as well as, car, boat, motorcycle batteries at no charge. Also accepts motor oil from residents.
oilexpress.com/cincinnati/oil-change-locations.php

Staples (some Cincinnati locations)

Accepts alkaline (dry cell) batteries at no charge.
www.staples.com

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Batteries (auto)

Auto Zone (all Cincinnati locations); 800-288-6966

Accepts car batteries. Also accepts up to 5 gallons of motor oil per day. Call prior to dropping off.
www.autozone.com

Batteries Plus Bulbs
7850 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45255; 513-474-0895

12131 Royal Point Dr., Cincinnati, Ohio 45249; 513-683-6300

123 W. Kemper Rd., Springdale, Ohio 45246; 513-453-4080

7657 Mall Rd., Florence, KY 41042; 859-371-2288

7431 Tylersville Rd., West Chester, Ohio 45069; 513-456-7778

4887 Princeton Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45011; 513-737-2444

Also accepts CFL's, rechargeable batteries; up to 2 car batteries at a time; nickel-cadmium, rechargeable and watch batteries; cell/smartphones, laptop/netbooks, MP3s, PDAs, and portable tools for recycling.
www.batteriesplus.com

Bill's Battery
5221 Crookshank Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45238; 513-922-0100

Accepts any type of automotive, boat, motorcycle battery. Call prior to dropping off.
www.kahny.com/billsbattery

Burton's Collision
4384 E. Galbraith Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45236; 513-984-3396

Accepts computer and auto batteries at no charge. Also accepts all automotive fluids except antifreeze (engine oil, transmission oil, brake fluid, gear oil, power steering fluid, gas, diesel fuel, kerosene, etc.; also cooking oil, refrigerant oil etc.).
burtonscollision.com

Canter Battery
550 Township Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45216; 513-641-3555

Accepts car, boat, motorcycle batteries from residents. Also accepts regular household batteries. Call prior to dropping off.
www.batteriescincinnati.com

Cincinnati Auto Recycling
622 Shepherd Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215; 513-769-6050

Accepts car, boat, motorcycle batteries from residents. Also accepts up to 5 gallons of motor oil and antifreeze per day. Call prior to dropping off.
No website.

Cleanlites Recycling (formerly USA Lamp and Ballast)
7806 Anthony-Wayne Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45216; 513-641-4155

419 Northland Boulevard, Forest Park, Ohio 45240; 800-778-6645

Accepts all electronic waste for residential and commercial, including computers, monitors, TV’s, printers, faxes, etc. Call for hours of operation.

Materials accepted at no cost to the customer include keyboards, printers, fax machines, flat screen monitors CPUs, circuit boards, cables hard drives, lead acid and lead acid steel case batteries, electronic and magnetic ballasts, cell phones and other handheld devices and consumer electronics.

The following materials are accepted at a cost: CRT/tube monitors, televisions, straight fluorescent lamps and bulbs, compact and u-shaped lamps, high intensity discharge (HID) lamps and neon and incandescent lamps. Other items that have a disposal cost include alkaline, Ni-cad, nickel hydride batteries, lithium ion, lithium and zinc carbon batteries, mercury and silver oxides, PCB (Polychlorinated Biphenyl), and medical devices.
www.cleanlites.com

Deer Park Auto
3900 E. Galbraith Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45236; 513-791-0845

Accepts car batteries from residents. Also accepts motor oil and antifreeze. Call prior to dropping off.

Deer Park Recycling
8204 Blue Ash Road, Deer Park, Ohio 45236; 513-791-3941

Accepts car, boat, motorcycle batteries from residents. Also buys non-ferrous metals. Call prior to dropping off.
www.mandrrecycling.com/Residential.html

Garden Street Iron & Metal
2815 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45225; 513-721-4660

7500 New Haven Rd., Harrison, Ohio 45030; 513-738-2678

Accepts car, boat, motorcycle batteries (lead acid only) from residents. Also accepts metals, microwaves, and appliances with freon removed. Call prior to dropping off.
www.gardenst.com

KOI Auto Parts (all Cincinnati locations)
513-357-2400

Accepts car, boat, motorcycle batteries from residents. Call prior to dropping off.
www.koiautoparts.com

M & B's Battery Company
1139 Harrison Avenue, Harrison, Ohio 45030; 800-949-0667

Accepts lead acid batteries from residents (no leaks or wet batteries). Also accepts small rechargeable batteries including automotive, ni-cad and stationary-type batteries. Call prior to dropping off.
www.mbsbattery.com

M & R Recycling
1272 SR 28, Loveland, Ohio 45140; 513-575-0661

Accepts car, boat, motorcycle batteries from residents. Also buys non-ferrous metals. Call prior to dropping off.
www.mandrrecycling.com

Monro Muffler/Brake & Service (most Cincinnati locations)
800-876-6676

Accepts car batteries. Also accepts motor oil and antifreeze. Call prior to dropping off.
www.monro.com

NAPA Auto Parts (most Cincinnati locations)
800-538-6272

Accepts car, boat, motorcycle batteries from residents. Also accepts motor oil. Call prior to dropping off.
www.napaonline.com

Oil Express (all Cincinnati locations)
513-825-2660

Accepts car, boat, motorcycle batteries as well as regular household batteries. Also accepts motor oil from residents. Call prior to dropping off.
oilexpress.com/cincinnati/oil-change-locations.php

O'Reilly Auto Parts (most Cincinnati locations)
888-327-7153

Accepts car, boat, motorcycle batteries. Also accepts motor oil. Call prior to dropping off.
www.oreillyauto.com

Pep Boys (most Cincinnati locations)
800-737-2697

Accepts car batteries. Also accepts up to 5 quarts of motor oil/day/customer. Call prior to dropping off.
www.pepboys.com

Retriev Technologies
265 Quarry Rd. SE, Lancaster, Ohio 43130; 740-653-6290

Accepts lead acid batteries (auto/industrial), Nickel Metal Hydride, Nickel Cadmium, Alkaline, Lithium Primary, Lithium Ion, and more.
www.retrievtech.com

Wal-Mart Tire & Lube (all Cincinnati locations)
1-800-WALMART (925-6278)

Accepts car, boat, motorcycle batteries. Also accepts up to 5 gallons of motor oil per day and tires (charge).
www.walmart.com

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Bedding

Arteologie
513-886-7388

Accepts linens and bedding, coffee burlap bags, corks, and used pallets.
dyahkmiller@gmail.com

Goodwill (all Cincinnati locations)
513-771-4800

Accepts laundered clothing, linens, and towels (resalable or damaged).
www.cincinnatigoodwill.org

Society St. Vincent de Paul (all Cincinnati locations)
513-562-8841

Accepts used mattresses and bedding providing these items meet Ohio state regulations of not being ripped, torn, or stained; and must free of bed bugs. Will pick up at no charge. Also accepts clothes and household items.
www.SVDPcincinnati.org

The Scratching Post
513-984-6369

Accepts damaged bed sheets, blankets and towels, throw rugs, pet food bowls.
www.thescratchingpost.org/donations.html

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Books

Better World Books

Donate unwanted books at many area drop offs.
www.betterworldbooks.com/go/donate-oh

Friends of the Public Library Warehouse
8456 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45216; 513-369-6035

Accepts usable books and audio visual material. Also accepts usable, commercially produced Video Tapes, Books-on dash CDs, DVDs, CDs, VHS, Beta, 8-Track Tapes, and Records at no charge. DOES NOT accept cassette tapes. Call with questions.
http://friends.cincinnatilibrary.org/donatebooks.html

Hanna Paper
4287 Dues Dr., West Chester, Ohio 45246; 513-860-5060

Accepts old corrugated cardboard (OCC) and all types of paper, including books from residential, commercial, and industrial recyclers. Transportation services provided and off site shredding available. Compensation for recyclables is contingent upon quantity and market value.
www.hannapaper.com

Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County (All locations)

Accepts your gently used usable books, CDs, DVDs, audio tapes, record albums and books-on-tape CDs,and usable, commercially produced video tapes. DOES NOT accept cassette tapes. 
http://friends.cincinnatilibrary.org/donatebooks.html

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Calculators

Crayons to Computers
1350 Tennessee Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45229; 513-482-3290

Looking for donations of usable arts and crafts supplies, yarn, books (new or gently used), copy paper, fabric and carpet samples, dry erase markers, games, index cards, backpacks, folders and notebooks, filler paper, three ring binders (less than 2”), in/out trays, National Geographic magazines, office supplies, overhead projectors, pens and pencils, science supplies, sewing items (thread), tape (all kinds), toys, construction paper, crayons and markers, glue and gluesticks, scissors and rulers, wallpaper books, three-hole punches
www.crayons2computers.org

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Cardboard

3R Recycling
9854 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215; 513-771-4002

Accepts residential, commercial and industrial ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Also accept glass, plastics, standard usable pallets, and baled cardboard from industrial recyclers only. Accept office paper, newspaper. Transportation services and compensation contingent upon quantity and market value. Also accepts freon containing appliances for a fee. Pick up available.
www.3r-recycling-cincinnati.com/

Adams Brown Recycling
9620 Mt. Orab Pike, Georgetown, Ohio 45121; 937-378-3431

Accepts old corrugated cardboard (OCC), white office paper, mixed office, books, newspaper and magazines from residential, commercial and industrial wastes. The following items are recyclable: all kinds of aluminum, colored and clear glass, #1 and #2 plastic containers, brass, steel and car batteries. Also accepts mostly metal microwaves at no charge. Accepts all appliances at no charge including freon containing appliances. 
www.glassrefactory.com/abrecycling.htm

Cincinnati Paperboard
5500 Wooster Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226; 513-871-7112

Accepts cardboard and clean mixed paper. Businesses qualify for shredding and potential payment for cardboard.
www.caraustar.com

Compton Recycling
2551 Compton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231; 513-521-3289

Accepts cardboard for recycling. Also accepts electronics, steel, appliances, car batteries, radiators, carbide, stainless, aluminum cans, brass, lead, copper and insulated wire. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value. Call for more information.
www.comptonrecycle.com

Donco Paper Supply
2100 Losantiville Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45237; 513-731-0208

Broker for paper products including old corrugated cardboard (OCC), mixed office, white office and colored ledger from commercial and industrial recyclers only. Minimum quantity is one truckload. Compensation for OCC depends on quantity and market value.
www.doncopaper.com

Cohen Hamilton 
105 Black Street, Hamilton, Ohio 45011; 513-863-3474

Accepts old corrugated cardboard (OCC), mixed and white office paper, computer paper, colored ledger, ferrous and non-ferrous metals from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services depends on quantity and market value.
www.cohenusa.com

Hanna Paper
4287 Dues Drive, West Chester, Ohio 45246; 513-860-5060

Accepts old corrugated cardboard (OCC) and all types of paper, including books from residential, commercial, and industrial recyclers. Transportation services provided and off site shredding available. Compensation for recyclables is contingent upon quantity and market value.
www.hannapaper.com

Northstar Recycling
200 Gilbert St., Dayton, Ohio 45403; 937-222-7479 ext. 14

Accepts old corrugated cardboard (OCC), computer paper, white and colored ledger paper, mixed office paper and newspaper from commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services and compensation contingent on quantity and market value.
www.northstarpulpandpaper.com

RDA Recycling Service
3195 Dayton Xenia Rd. Ste 900, Dayton, Ohio 45434-6391; 800-438-9770

Accepts white ledgers, newspapers, magazines, mixed office paper, computer paper, hardbound books, old corrugated cardboard (OCC), metals, wood, textiles, fluorescent lamps, lead-acid batteries, computers and office/printer supplies. RDA Recycling provides transportation services for commercial and industrial recyclers only. Call for transportation prices. Pick-up only, no drop-offs please.
www.rdarecycling.com

Recycling Express
7430 Industrial Rd., Florence, KY 41042; 859-282-5200

Collects all types of fiber, corrugated cardboard, and separated PET plastic bottles and crushed aluminum cans. Will provide 65 to 95 gallon wheeled carts for collection. Flexible pick up schedule available. Compensation contingent on quantity and market value.
www.recyclingexpress.com 
recyclingexpress@fuse.net

Recycling Group Ltd. and Mass Destruction
630 Shepherd Lane, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215; 513-769-9609

Accepts paper and plastics products for recycling. Will dispose of or destroy scrap or recycle, damaged, obsolete or test market products, paper waste product, confidential documents and other types of paper and plastic. Can provide general or specialized containers for your recyclables and pickup of your product and dispose of them in the appropriate manner.
www.recgrpltd.com
murray@recyclinggroup.net

Republic/CSI
11563 Mosteller Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45241; 513-771-4200

Accepts corrugated cardboard, and #1 and #2 plastic containers, aluminum cans, corrugated cardboard, newspaper, mixed paper, and clear, brown and green glass bottles and jars from residential and commercial businesses. CSI arranges collection of loose or baled cardboard on your site and provides containers of appropriate size for your needs and location including trailers. Compensation depends on quality, market, and contractual services.
www.republicservices.com

Royal Paper Stock
339 Circle Freeway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246; 513-870-5780

Accepts old corrugated cardboard (OCC), computer, white and colored ledger, and some newsprint from commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services and compensation contingent upon quantity and market value.
www.royalpaperstock.com

Rumpke Recycling
5535 Vine St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45217; 513-242-4401

Accepts residential, commercial and industrial wastes at multiple drop-off centers and curbside collection service. Recyclable items are: aluminum and bi-metal cans, paper, colored and clear glass (drinking glasses are unacceptable), and #1 and #2 small-mouth plastic bottles.
www.rumpkerecycling.com

Wausau Paper Corporation
700 Columbia Ave., Middletown, Ohio 45042; 513-424-2999

Accepts old corrugated cardboard (OCC), high grade paper including computer paper, white ledger and colored ledger, mixed office paper, newspaper, magazines, and junk mail (all in large quantities).
www.wausaupaper.com

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Carpet/Padding

Hathaway Carpet
10090 Commerce Park Dr., Cincinnati, Ohio 45246; 513-874-6441

Accepts rebond and foam padding only. No carpet is accepted.

Interface: Re Source Ohio
614-219-6576

www.cbtcarpetrecycling.com

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CDs

Best Buy
888-237-8289

Accepts CDs, DVD, Gift Cards, Ink Cartridges, Cell Phones. Also accepts electronics (fee for TVs & monitors). Call or visit website for more details.
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/null/Recycling-Electronics/pcmcat149900050025.c?id=pcmcat149900050025

Friends of the Public Library Warehouse
8456 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45216; 513-369-6035

Accepts usable books and audio visual material. Also accepts usable, commercially produced Video Tapes, Books-on dash CDs, DVDs, CDs, VHS, Beta, 8-Track Tapes, and Records at no charge. DOES NOT accept cassette tapes. Call with questions.
http://friends.cincinnatilibrary.org/donatebooks.html

Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County (All locations)

Accepts your gently used usable books, CDs, DVDs, audio tapes, record albums and books-on-tape CDs,and usable, commercially produced video tapes. DOES NOT accept cassette tapes. 
http://friends.cincinnatilibrary.org/donatebooks.html

Ceiling Tiles

Armstrong Floor, Ceiling, & Wall Systems
2500 Columbia Ave., Lancaster, PA 17063
877-276-7876, Option #1, then Option #8

Commercial only (30,000 SF or more) mainly for demolition companies.
www.armstrong.com/commceilingsna/article45691.html

Valley Interior Systems (Armstrong's Consolidator)
2203 Fowler St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45206; 513-961-0400

Commercial only (30,000 SF or less) mainly for demolition companies.
www.visohio.com

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Cleaning Supplies

Mary Magdalene House
1223 Main Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202; 513-721-4811

Only accepts unopened containers of cleaning supplies from residents. Call prior to dropping off.
www.marymagdalenhouse.org

Midwest Environmental
513-681-9990
Accepts residential hazardous waste, for a fee. Accepts opened and unopened cleaning supplies. Drop off material every Friday from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. (except holidays). 

The Joseph House
1526 Republic Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202; 513-241-2965

Only accepts unopened containers of cleaning supplies from residents. Call prior to dropping off.
ww.josephhouse.com

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Clothing

(resalable or damaged)

Ohio Mill's Drop-Off Sites (Hamilton County area)

www.cincinnati-oh.gov/recycling/rumpke-drop-off-sites/clothing-textile-recycling

Goodwill (all Cincinnati locations); 513-771-4800

Accepts laundered clothing, linens, and towels (resalable or damaged). Goodwill also offers containers for community donation drives.
www.cincinnatigoodwill.org
http://www.cincinnatigoodwill.org/donate/community-recycle-re-use-donation-drive-services/

St. Vincent DePaul

See this link for the many drop boxes that accept clothes and household items.
www.svdpcincinnati.org/

Sarah Center
1618 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202; 513-651-1532

Accepts fabric or fabric scraps. No longer accepts clothing.
www.sfsministries.org/sarah-center

Salvation Army Greater Cincinnati

2250 Park Avenue, Norwood, Ohio 45212; 513-351-3457

See this link to find a drop-off location or schedule a free pick-up. Accepts clothes and household items. Also accepts electronics (No console TVs accepted).
https://satruck.org/

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Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs)

Batteries Plus Bulbs
7850 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45255; 513-474-0895

12131 Royal Point Dr., Cincinnati, Ohio 45249; 513-683-6300

123 W. Kemper Rd., Springdale, Ohio 45246; 513-453-4080

7657 Mall Rd., Florence, KY 41042; 859-371-2288

7431 Tylersville Rd., West Chester, Ohio 45069; 513-456-7778

4887 Princeton Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45011; 513-737-2444

Accepts CFL's, fluorescent tubes and certain batteries for a recycling fee. Accepts car batteries. Each store may be different, so please call first.
www.batteriesplus.com

Lowe's (all Cincinnati locations); 800-445-6937

www.lowes.com

The Home Depot (all Cincinnati locations)

www.homedepot.com/ecooptions/stage/pdf/cfl_recycle.pdf/

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Computers and Electronics

The District has not audited all the facilities listed on this page. Before using any computer recycler, make sure to conduct due diligence on the company. You are ultimately responsible for proper disposal of electronic equipment. Recyclers should provide a certificate of recycling and be able to tell you where each piece of demanufactured equipment is sent.

Apex Technology Solutions
7930 Kentucky Drive, Florence, KY 41042; 859-485-4444

Apex is a full-service technology recycling company specializing in end-of-life electronic equipment demanufacturing and disposal, asset management, and asset recovery for medium to large size organizations. Also accepts computers and electronics from residents. TVs not accepted. Call for pricing.
www.apextechnologysolutions.us/

Batteries Plus Bulbs
7850 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45255; 513-474-0895

12131 Royal Point Dr., Cincinnati, Ohio 45249; 513-683-6300

123 W. Kemper Rd., Springdale, Ohio 45246; 513-453-4080

7657 Mall Rd., Florence, KY 41042; 859-371-2288

7431 Tylersville Rd., West Chester, Ohio 45069; 513-456-7778

4887 Princeton Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45011; 513-737-2444

Accepts CFL's, fluorescent tubes and certain batteries for a recycling fee. Accepts car batteries. Electronics not accepted but their batteries may be. Each store may be different, so please call first.
www.batteriesplus.com

Best Buy

Tech Trade-In: Visit www.bestbuytradein.com to trade in select gently used electronics for a Best Buy gift card.

Customers will be able to drop off up to two devices per day at any of the Minneapolis-based retailer´s 1,006 stores throughout the United States. They will accept most consumer electronics, including televisions and monitors up to 32 inches (fee for TVs & monitors), desktop computers, notebooks, videocassette recorders, DVD players and phones. Also accepted are hair dryers and flat/curling irons (in most stores).

Appliances are not covered under the program.
www.bestbuy.com/site/null/Recycling-Electronics/pcmcat149900050025.c?id=pcmcat149900050025&DCMP=rdr0001422

BBC Technology Solutions
513-617-4822

BBC Technology Solutions will purchase/dispose of IT assets from your organization. BBC is a Microsoft Registered Refurbisher (NASDAQ:MSFT). BBC can arrange all the logistics, provide data eradication to DOD 5220.22-M standards with serial-number reporting, transfer of title, and will provide written certification for all disposal items.
www.bbctechnologysolutions.com/

Blair Technology Group
4314 Boron Dr., Covington Ky. 41015; 859-727-4300

Blair Technology Group is a government certified R2 Electronic waste recycling service. We offer free recycling services for both business and residential customers, and accept most electronics and batteries (cell phone, laptop, power tool, and polymer batteries, lead acid, alkaline and lithium primary batteries at no charge), excluding tube tvs and monitors. We offer free pick up to businesses, as well as hard drive sanitizing/destruction.
www.btgasset.com

Cincinnati Computer Cooperative (C3)
49 Novner Dr., Cincinnati, Ohio 45215 ; 513-771-3262

C3 is a 501c3 non-profit accepting all computers, newer Pentium III and Pentium IV computers will be refurbished and offered to schools, nonprofits, students and/or seniors in need. Older or broken computers will be stripped and recycled. All hard drives are wiped or destroyed.
www.cincinnaticomputercooperative.org/

Cincy E-Recycling
1400 State St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45204; 866-770-2650

Cincy E-Recycling collects commercial and residential electronics: computers, laptops, monitors (flat screen and CRT), televisions (for a fee), financial/bank and medical equipment, rechargeable batteries, telephones (systems), cell phones, electronic circuit boards and components and more. Department of Defense data destruction equipment is used. Pickups and drop off are available.
www.cincyrecycling.com

Cleanlites Recycling (formerly USA Lamp and Ballast)
7806 Anthony-Wayne Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45216 ; 513-641-4155

419 Northland Boulevard, Forest Park, Ohio 45240; 800-778-6645

Accepts all electronic waste for residential and commercial, including computers, monitors, TV’s, printers, faxes, etc. Call for hours of operation.

Materials accepted at no cost to the customer include keyboards, printers, fax machines, flat screen monitors CPUs, circuit boards, cables hard drives, lead acid and lead acid steel case batteries, electronic and magnetic ballasts, cell phones and other handheld devices and consumer electronics.

The following materials are accepted at a cost: CRT/tube monitors, televisions, straight fluorescent lamps and bulbs, compact and u-shaped lamps, high intensity discharge (HID) lamps and neon and incandescent lamps. Other items that have a disposal cost include alkaline, Ni-cad, nickel hydride batteries, lithium ion, lithium and zinc carbon batteries, mercury and silver oxides, PCB (Polychlorinated Biphenyl), and medical devices.
www.cleanlites.com

Cohen Metals
4538 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45226; 513-321-3218

5038 Beech Street, Norwood, Ohio 45212; 513-731-7222

3120 S. Verity Parkway, Middletown, Ohio 45044; 513-425-6911

Accepts electronics for recycling. Also accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Call for more details.
www.cohenusa.com

Compton Recycling
2551 Compton Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45231; 513-521-3289

Accepts car batteries, radiators, carbide, stainless, aluminum cans, Christmas lights, brass, lead, copper, microwaves, and insulated wire. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
As a courtesy to the community, cardboard, steel and appliances (no cost) are also accepted. Also accept at no charge: Monitors, PC/Motherboards; Power Supply with and without wire; DVD/Floppy/CD ROM; UPS; Hard Drive Boards; Hard Drives with and without the board; PCs with and/or without the components intact; Low, Mid, and High Grade Boards, eg: Monitor Boards, Power Supply Boards, Telecom, Medical, and Military Boards, A/V Boards, etc.; Plastic Fans; Servers; Laptops; Laptop Dock Stations; Telephone and Network Equipment, eg; routers, hubs, switch, modems, desktop office phones, home phones, etc.; Stereos, eg: VCRs, DVD Players, CD Players, etc.; Cell Phones; Power Strips; Surge Protectors; Li-Ion Batteries—DRY CELL ONLY; AC Adapters with and without the wires; Computer Cables; Ribbon Cable; LVD Monitors. TVs are not accepted.

http://www.comptonrecycle.com/

eCycleBest.com

eCycleBest.com is a company that supports the campaign for Recycling Electronics through Refurbishment.
www.ecyclebest.com/smartphones 
www.ecyclebest.com/blackberry 
www.ecyclebest.com/ipad

Greater Cincinnati Computer
7024 Plainfield Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45236 ; 513-985-1300

Computer remanufacturing. Accept any computer for $10 per item.
www.gccomputer.net

GreenBuyback

GreenBuyback is a web-based resource through which you can sell your old cell phones and tablets.
http://greenbuyback.com/

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati's ReStores

Bond Hill
4910 Para Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45237; 513-621-0061

Cheviot
3970 North Bend Road, Cheviot, Ohio 45211; 513-389-1792

Hamilton, OH
896 Fairview, Hamilton, Ohio 45015; 513-893-1102

Florence, KY
8309 US 42, Florence, KY 41042; 859-371-0038

Through a partnership with Ohio Drop Off, Habitat for Humanity's Restore can accept the following at no charge: Computers, servers, monitors, keyboards, mice, speakers, printers/fax machines, copiers, scanners, UPS and Battery backup systems, all stereo equipment, cameras, camcorders, cell phones, all palm equipment, video game systems, video games, DVD and CD players, DVD media, floppy disks, all phone equipment.

Televisions are not currently accepted at the ReStores.
http://www.habitatcincinnati.org/

Itemcycle
Online Only 888-545-2050

Accepts cell phones, tablets, laptops, desktops. Transactions are handled online. A free pre-paid shipping label will be provided to mail in electronics.
www.itemcycle.com 

Junk King
11472 Gondola Street, Sharonville, Ohio 45241; 513-771-5865

Request a pick up or drop off appliances, electronics, furniture, tires, etc. for a fee and many other items you may consider "junk" around your home.
http://www.junk-king.com/locations/cincinnati/recycling-center

Kentucky eScrap
7430 Industrial Road , Florence, KY 41042 ; 859-292-8696

Accepts all computers, all TVs and other electronic items for recycling (from computers to cell phones to ink cartridges) from residents and businesses. If it has a power cord, it CAN be recycled (including microwaves, refrigerators, etc.). Contact them for charges. Also purchase and recycle the following items in bulk (by the pallet): circuit boards, processors, hard drives, floppy drives, CD drives, power supplies, and cables. Please contact for pickup or delivery and charges. 
www.kyescrap.com
info@kyescrap.com

MetalQuest, Inc.
4900 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45232; 513-693-4000

Only accepts material from businesses: X-ray film including dental, Industrial x-ray film, Silver bearing photographic films and papers other than x-ray such as microfilm, B&W pictures, Silver bearing solutions such as photographic fixer, Lead apron used in healthcare, Computer hard drive destruction, PC and other IT equipment recycling, Secure document destruction, i.e. paper shredding, Secure product destruction, Computer media destruction, e.g. CD/DVD, magnetic tape, floppies, etc., Plastic specially PP, PS, PC, glass-filled nylon, LDPE, HDPE, PEEK, PFA, etc. 
www.metalquest.com

Ohio Valley Goodwill
10600 Springfield Pk., Cincinnati, Ohio 45215 ; 513-771-4800 ext. 6260

Ohio Valley Goodwill is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Dell Reconnect program which will allow donors to drop off any brand of unwanted computer equipment (flat screen monitors only) at any of our 16 stores and 12 Attended Donation sites in the Greater Cincinnati area for FREE. Also accepts laundered clothing, linens, and towels (re-saleable or damaged).
www.dellreconnect.com
www.cincinnatigoodwill.org/donate.

The Salvation Army
2250 Park Avenue, Norwood, Ohio 45212; 513-351-3457

Accepts electronics for recycling (No console TVs accepted). Also accept clothes and household items. No mattresses accepted.
https://satruck.org/

Scott Recycling
865-540-1520

Scott Recycling provides a complimentary pick up service. Scott Recycling will put together a campaign and try to obtain as much Ewaste as possible from several locations. Typically Scott Recycling would like to fill as many gaylords as possible from each location in order to fill a truck. A gaylord is a 4'x4'x4' box atop a wood pallet. Scott Recycling will pick up anywhere from 1-10 gaylords depending on location and drivers daily pickup.
www.scottrecycling.com

Rumpke Universal and E-Waste Department
10795 Hughes Rd. , Cincinnati, Ohio 45251; 888-242-0510

Accepts all e-waste including computers, televisions, stereo equipment, and copiers as well as universal waste (spent lamps, batteries, mercury-containing equip., etc.). Call for quote and to schedule drop-off.
http://www.rumpkerecycling.com/

Scorpion Data Security—Confidential Records Management and Document Destruction
850 Falls Creek Dr., Vandalia, Ohio 45377; 800-4U2-SHRED

Scorpion provides a responsible electronics recycling solution that meets the strict requirements of ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001. Scorpion's goal is “zero electronics (computers, monitors, cell phones, servers, tablets and any other data or non-data device) to landfill” and they supplement that with full management of the byproducts of electronics recycling including paper, plastics and metals.
www.scorpiondatasecurity.com

Special Waste Systems
325 N. Riverview, Sec C, Miamisburg, Ohio 45342; 937-866-8898

Accepts all types of computers, monitors, printers, electronic devices, batteries and IT related items for recycling. A shredder is used to provide secured data destruction. Call for drop-off hours, schedule a pick up or to discuss pricing.
www.specialwastesystems.com

Staples

Customers can recycle any computer, printer, monitor or peripheral items at no charge at Staples’ 1,500 U.S. store locations, without having to make a purchase. Also accepts Ink Cartridges, Toner Cartridges, PDAs, Cell Phones, Digital Cameras, Rechargeable Batteries.
www.staples.com/sbd/content/about/soul/recycling.html

Tri State Green PC
6443 Taylor Mill Road, Cherokee Plaza, Independence, KY 41051; 859-314-9360

Tri State Green PC is dedicated to keeping electronics out of landfills by recycling, rebuilding, and redistribution of computer equipment. Tri State offers pickup services for businesses and allow drop offs Monday–Friday for residential. Accepts all computer components free of charge with the exception of CRT monitors and TVs/tube TVs. Call for pricing. Hard drive data destruction is performed on ALL hard drives. Certificates are available for businesses upon request.
www.tristategreenpc.com

Unwanted Appliances
888-886-9268

Accepts electronics such as computers, printers, televisions, and monitors.
www.unwanted.com

Verizon

Trade in old cell phones and other electronics.
http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/splash/electronicdevicerecycling.jsp 
http://www.verizonwireless.com/landingpages/device-trade-in/

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Cooking Oil (used)

Burton's Collision
4384 E. Galbraith Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45236; 513-984-3396

Accepts all automotive fluids except antifreeze (engine oil, transmission oil, brake fluid, gear oil, power steering fluid, gas, diesel fuel, kerosene, etc.; also cooking oil, refrigerant oil etc.). Also accepts computer and automotive batteries at no charge.
burtonscollision.com

Symmes Township
9323 Union Cemetery Road, Symmes Township, Ohio 45140; 513-683-6644

Accepts used cooking oil from residents only. Also accepts gasoline, gas/oil mix, kerosene, lighter fluid, and motor oil. Drop off behind Administration Building.
www.symmestownship.org

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Concrete

Fox Services
4660 Industry Dr., Fairfield, OH 45014; 513-858-2062

Accepts concrete, bricks, rock, and asphalt; material is made into recycled gravel.
foxservicesinc.com

Jurgeson Co.
11641 Mosteller Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45241; 800-686-9725

Accepts asphalt for recycling.
www.jrjnet.com

H. Hafner & Sons
5445 Wooster Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45226; 513-321-1895

Accepts asphalt for recycling; 30 CY containers available for rental.
www.hafners.com

Evans Landscaping
4229 Round Bottom Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45244; 513-271-1119

Accepts concrete for recycling. Also accepts asphalt, drywall (unpainted), blacktop, brick, block.
www.evanslandscaping.com/fw/main/Home-1.html

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Construction and Demolition Debris

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Dogfood/Catfood Bags

Craving Green

Allyson Horsley
42 West Third Street, The Plains, Ohio 45780; 740-541-2381

Reused into creative new items. Also accepts used gift/credit cards, old books, fabric. Please mail to above address.
cravinggreen@yahoo.com
http://cravinggreen.yolasite.com/

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Copy Machines

Cleanlites Recycling (formerly USA Lamp and Ballast)
7806 Anthony Wayne Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45216; 513-641-4155

419 Northland Boulevard, Forest Park, Ohio 45240; 800-778-6645

Accepts all electronic waste for residential and commercial, including computers, monitors, TV’s, copy machines, printers, faxes, etc. Call for hours of operation.

Materials accepted at no cost to the customer include keyboards, printers, fax machines, flat screen monitors CPUs, circuit boards, cables hard drives, lead acid and lead acid steel case batteries, electronic and magnetic ballasts, cell phones and other handheld devices and consumer electronics.

The following materials are accepted at a cost: CRT/tube monitors, televisions, straight fluorescent lamps and bulbs, compact and u-shaped lamps, high intensity discharge (HID) lamps and neon and incandescent lamps. Other items that have a disposal cost include alkaline, Ni-cad, nickel hydride batteries, lithium ion, lithium and zinc carbon batteries, mercury and silver oxides, PCB (Polychlorinated Biphenyl), and medical devices.
www.cleanlites.com

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Corks

Arteologie
513-886-7388

Accepts linens and bedding, coffee burlap bags, corks, and used pallets.
dyahkmiller@gmail.com

Whole Foods (All Cincinnati Area Stores); 513-531-8015

Accepts Corks, #5 Plastic Tubs i.e. yogurt containers, butter tubs, sour cream containers, etc.
http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/blog/whole-story/small-steps-add-gimme-5-recycling

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Drums

Cincinnati Drum
400 Cavett Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45215; 513-554-0440

Accepts plastic and steel drums.
cdsdhobbs@fuse.net

Indianapolis Drum
3619 E. Terrace Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46203; 317-357-9853

Accepts steel, plastic, or fiber drums from commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services are available. Compensation dependent on quantity and market value.

Industrial Container Service
820 State Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45204; 513-921-8811

Accepts steel, plastic, and fiber drums from commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services available only for full truckloads. Compensation depending on condition, quantity and market value.
www.iconserv.com/

Special Waste Systems Inc.
325 N. Riverview Ave., Sec C, Miamisburg, OH 45342; 937-866-8898

Accepts steel and plastic drums, computer monitors, lamps, electric devices, ballasts, batteries and cardboard.
www.specialwastesystems.com/
sales@specialwastesystems.com

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Fertilizers

Midwest Environmental
513-681-9990

Accepts residential hazardous waste, for a fee. Drop off material every Friday from 8 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (except holidays).

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Fire Extinguishers

Fire Extinguisher Services
5920 SR 128, Cleves, Ohio 45002; 513-574-4277

Accepts any fire extinguisher for a fee. Call prior to dropping off.
www.fesfire.com

Silco Fire Protection
10765 Medallion Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241; 800-966-7452

Accepts any fire extinguisher at no charge.
www.silcofireprotection.com

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Floppy Disks

Ohio Drop Off
614-478-0808

Accepts CDs, DVDs, Floppy Disks, Speakers, Stereo Equipment, Video Games, Camcorders, Cameras, Floppy Disks, Telephone Equipment, Cell Phones.
ohiodropoff.com/Cincinnati.html

Goodwill
513-771-4800

Accepts Floppy Disks and other electronics. Also accepts laundered clothing, linens, and towels (re-saleable or damaged). Call for more details.
www.cincinnatigoodwill.org

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Fluorescent Lamps

Batteries Plus Bulbs
7850 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45255; 513-474-0895

12131 Royal Point Dr., Cincinnati, Ohio 45249; 513-683-6300

123 W. Kemper Rd., Springdale, Ohio 45246; 513-453-4080

7657 Mall Rd., Florence, KY 41042; 859-371-2288

7431 Tylersville Rd., West Chester, Ohio 45069; 513-456-7778

4887 Princeton Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45011; 513-737-2444

Cleanlites Recycling (formerly USA Lamp and Ballast)
7806 Anthony-Wayne Ave. , Cincinnati, Ohio 45216 ; 513-641-4155

419 Northland Boulevard, Forest Park, Ohio 45240; 800-778-6645

Accepts all electronic waste for residential and commercial, including computers, monitors, TVs, printers, faxes, fluorescent bulbs, etc. Call for hours of operation.

Materials accepted at no cost to the customer include keyboards, printers, fax machines, flat screen monitors CPUs, circuit boards, cables hard drives, lead acid and lead acid steel case batteries, electronic and magnetic ballasts, cell phones and other handheld devices and consumer electronics.

The following materials are accepted at a cost: CRT/tube monitors, televisions, straight fluorescent lamps and bulbs, compact and u-shaped lamps, high intensity discharge (HID) lamps and neon and incandescent lamps. Other items that have a disposal cost include alkaline, Ni-cad, nickel hydride batteries, lithium ion, lithium and zinc carbon batteries, mercury and silver oxides, PCB (Polychlorinated Biphenyl), and medical devices.
www.cleanlites.com

LEI (Lamp Environmental Industries)
46257 Morris Rd., Hammond, LA 70401
800-309-9908

LEI is an ISO 14001 registered mercury and universal waste recycling company. LEI accepts all types of mercury waste including dental amalgam, lamps, mercury, debris and devices, contaminated soils, compounds, sludge, and more. Also recycles all types of electronics, batteries, ballasts, transformers and other PCB wastes.
www.leirecycle.com

RDA Recycling
3195 Dayton Xenia Rd. Ste 900, Dayton, Ohio 45434-6391; 800-438-9770

Accepts PCB capacitors, fluorescent lamps and ballasts.
www.rdarecycling.com

Rumpke Consolidated Companies
5535 Vine St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45217; 800-582-3107

Spent Lamp Recycling Program. Rumpke provides containers for spent bulbs. Discounts available on 3,000+ bulbs in a single load.
www.rumpke.com

Special Waste Systems
325 N. Riverview, Sec C, Miamisburg, Ohio 45342; 937-866-8898

Accepts fluorescent lamps and PCB and non-PCB ballast, high intensity discharge lamps, metal halide lamps and mercury vapor lamps.
http://www.specialwastesystems.com/

Veolia Environmental Services
1275 Mineral Springs Dr., Port Washington, WI 53074; 800-556-5267

Servicing all U.S. states and area codes. Transportation and coordination of packaging and labeling. Materials accepted: Fluorescent lamps, ballasts, mercury, PCB and non-PCB electrical equipment, transformers, batteries, computers and electronics.
www.veoliaes.com/en.html
scott.thibodeau@veoliaes.com

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Furniture/Building Supplies

Building Value
4040 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Oh 45223; 513-475-6783

Accepts new and deconstructed building supplies for resale at its shop. Call for a list of acceptable items.
www.buildingvalue.org

Matthew 25: Ministries
11060 Kenwood Rd., Blue Ash, Ohio 45242; 513-793-6256

Accepts reusable 42 x 42 pallets, gaylord boxes. Free and tax deductible.
www.m25m.org

New Life Furniture
11431 Williamson Rd., Suite D, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241; 513-313-0530

Accepts gently used furniture, working small appliances, clean linens and bedding, dishes, pots, pans, etc. See this list for acceptable items. Pick up available. Please call prior to dropping off.
www.nlfurniture.org

Habitat for Humanity of of Greater Cincinnati's ReStores
Bond Hill
4910 Para Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45237; 513-621-0061

Cheviot
3970 North Bend Road, Cheviot, Ohio 45211; 513-389-1792

Hamilton, OH
896 Fairview, Hamilton, Ohio 45015; 513-893-1102

Florence, KY
8309 US 42, Florence, KY 41042; 859-371-0038

The ReStores accepts and sells new/used donated building materials, appliances, home fixtures, furniture, decorating items. Click here for a list of acceptable items. Accepts new and deconstructed building supplies for resale at its shop. Call 513-721-4483 for a list of acceptable items. Pick up for large items available. Call 513-721-4483 to schedule.
http://www.habitatcincinnati.org/

Junk King
11472 Gondola Street, Sharonville, Ohio 45241; 513-771-5865

Request a pick up or drop off appliances, electronics, furniture, tires, etc. for a fee and many other items you may consider "junk" around your home.
http://www.junk-king.com/locations/cincinnati/recycling-center

Re-Use Centers
315 E. 15th Street, Covington, KY 41011; 859-291-0777

1530 Tremont Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45214; 513-278-7111

Non-profit seeking new and used building materials for resale. Call for a list of acceptable items.
www.reusecenters.org

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Gardening Items

Granny's Garden School
20 Miamiview Drive, Loveland, Ohio 45140; 513-324-2873

Granny's Garden School accepts garden tools, tomato cages, wagons, wheelbarrels (rusty ok). Also accepts Kitty Litter Buckets.
www.grannysgardenschool.org

Junk King
11472 Gondola Street, Sharonville, Ohio 45241; 513-771-5865

Request a pick-up or drop-off appliances, electronics, furniture, tires, gardening tools, etc. for a fee and many other items you may consider "junk" around your home.
http://www.junk-king.com/locations/cincinnati/recycling-center

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Gasoline, Kerosene, Gas/Oil Mix

Burton's Collision
4384 E. Galbraith Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45236; 513-984-3396

Accepts all automotive fluids except antifreeze (engine oil, transmission oil, brake fluid, gear oil, power steering fluid, gas, diesel fuel, kerosene, etc.; also cooking oil, refrigerant oil etc.). Also accepts computer and automotive batteries at no charge.
burtonscollision.com

Symmes Township
9323 Union Cemetery Road, Symmes Township, Ohio 45140; 513-683-6644

Accepts used cooking oil from residents only. Also accepts gasoline, gas/oil mix, kerosene, , lighter fluid, and motor oil. Drop off behind Administration Building.
www.symmestownship.org

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Gift Cards (plastic)

Best Buy
888-237-8289

Accepts CDs, DVD, Gift Cards, Ink Cartridges, Cell Phones. Also accepts electronics (fee for TVs & monitors). Call or visit website for more details.
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/null/Recycling-Electronics/pcmcat149900050025.c?id=pcmcat149900050025

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Glass

3R Recycling
9854 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215; 513-771-4002

Accepts residential, commercial and industrial ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Also accept glass, plastics, standard usable pallets, and baled cardboard from industrial recyclers only. Accept office paper, newspaper. Transportation services and compensation contingent upon quantity and market value. Also accepts freon containing appliances for a fee. Pick up available.
www.3r-recycling-cincinnati.com/

Adams Brown Recycling
9620 Mt. Orab Pike, Georgetown, Ohio 45121; 937-378-3431

Accepts residential colored and clear glass, aluminum, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, magazines, newspaper, #1 and #2 plastic containers, cardboard, and car batteries from commercial and industrial recyclers. Also accepts mostly metal microwaves at no charge. Accepts all appliances at no charge including freon containing appliances. 
www.glassrefactory.com/abrecycling.htm

Carry All Products
Connellsville, PA 15425; 724-547-4550 #3

Accepts soda lime cullet (bottle glass) separated by color. Also accepts clean window pane glass.

Cincinnati Cullet Co.
1984 State Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45204
513-921-3711

Accepts most types of glass, including window panes, must be clean and segregated.

Rex Alton Companies
2341 S. Old Decker Rd., Vincennes, IN 47591; 812-882-8519

Accepts various types of glass (no windshield glass) from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services possible provided dependent on quantity and location.
www.rexaltoncompanies.com

Rumpke Recycling
5535 Vine St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45217; 513-242-4401

Accepts aluminum and bi-metal cans, paper, colored and clear glass (drinking glasses unacceptable), and small mouth-plastic bottles and jugs from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers at multiple drop-off centers and curbside collection service.
www.rumpkerecycling.com

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Greeting Cards

St. Jude's Ranch for Children
10 St. Jude's Street, Boulder City, Nevada 89005; 877-977-7572

Accepts greeting cards through a mail back program.
http//stjudesranch.org/help_card.php

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Hazardous Materials

Cleanlites Recycling (formerly USA Lamp and Ballast of Ohio)
7806 Anthony Wayne Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45216; 513-641-4155

419 Northland Boulevard, Forest Park, Ohio 45240; 800-778-6645

Residents and Businesses. Accepts all electronic waste for residential and commercial, including computers, monitors, TV’s, printers, faxes, etc. Call for hours of operation.

Materials accepted at no cost to the customer include keyboards, printers, fax machines, flat screen monitors CPUs, circuit boards, cables hard drives, lead acid and lead acid steel case batteries, electronic and magnetic ballasts, cell phones and other handheld devices and consumer electronics.

The following materials are accepted at a cost: CRT/tube monitors, televisions, straight fluorescent lamps and bulbs, compact and u-shaped lamps, high intensity discharge (HID) lamps and neon and incandescent lamps. Other items that have a disposal cost include alkaline, Ni-cad, nickel hydride batteries, lithium ion, lithium and zinc carbon batteries, mercury and silver oxides, PCB (Polychlorinated Biphenyl), and medical devices.
www.cleanlites.com

LEI (Lamp Environmental Industries)
46257 Morris Rd., Hammond, LA 70401; 800-309-9908

Businesses Only. LEI is an ISO 14001 registered mercury and universal waste recycling company. LEI accepts all types of mercury waste including dental amalgam, lamps, mercury, debris and devices, contaminated soils, compounds, sludge, and more. Also accepts all types of electronics, batteries, ballasts, transformers and other PCB wastes.
www.leirecycle.com

Midwest Environmental
513-681-9990

Accepts residential hazardous waste, for a fee. Drop off material every Friday from 8 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (except holidays).

Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corp. (RBRC)
1000 Parwood Cir. Ste 450, Atlanta, GA 30339; 877-723-1297

Residents and Businesses. Accepts all rechargeable batteries and batteries. Sign up to enroll for shipping batteries to consolidation center via UPS. You only pay shipping costs to RBRC or you purchase a 5 gallon bucket including safety instructions and $25 pre-paid shipping label. These buckets are available in packages of 2, 3, 4 or 10.
www.leirecycle.com

Special Waste Systems
325 N. Riverview, Sec C, Miamisburg, Ohio 45342; 937-866-8898

Businesses Only. Accepts paints, lubricants, solvents, toxic chemicals, laboratory pack-outs and corrosives. Call to schedule an inventory and quotation.
www.specialwastesystems.com

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Ink and Toner Cartridges

Ace Products
11240 Cornell Park Drive, Suite 110, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242; 800-697-6498

Accepts print cartridges at no charge.
www.aceproducts.net

Best Buy
888-237-8289

Accepts CDs. DVDs, Gift Cards, Ink Cartridges, Cell Phones. Also accepts electronics (fee for TVs & monitors). Call or visit website for more details.
www.bestbuy.com/site/null/Recycling-Electronics/pcmcat149900050025.c?id=pcmcat149900050025

Cartridge World
9737 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash, Ohio 45242; 513-791-4930

1347 E. Kemper Road, Springdale, Ohio 45246; 513-671-5700

Accepts Ink Cartridges.
www.cartridgewoldusa.com

Office Depot (all Cincinnati locations)
800-463-3768

Accepts Ink Cartridges.
www.officedepot.com

OfficeMax (all Cincinnati locations)
800-283-7674

Accepts Ink Cartridges. Call for restrictions.
www.officemax.com 

Planet Green 
800-377-1093

Pays for empty ink cartridges which they re-manufacture. This is a mail based program, best for bulk supplies.
www.planetgreen.com

Staples (all Cincinnati locations)
800-378-2753

Accepts Ink Cartridges, Toner Cartridges, PDAs, Cell Phones, Digital Cameras, Rechargeable Batteries, Computer Equipment. Call or visit website for more information.
www.staples.com/sbd/cre/marketing/easy-on-the-planet/recycling-and-eco-services.html

Cleanlites Recycling (formerly USA Lamp and Ballast)
7806 Anthony Wayne Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45216; 513-641-4155

419 Northland Boulevard, Forest Park, Ohio 45240; 800-778-6645

Accepts all electronic waste for residential and commercial, including computers, monitors, TV’s, printers, faxes, ink and toner cartridges, etc. Call for hours of operation.

Materials accepted at no cost to the customer include keyboards, printers, fax machines, flat screen monitors CPUs, circuit boards, cables hard drives, lead acid and lead acid steel case batteries, electronic and magnetic ballasts, cell phones and other handheld devices and consumer electronics.

The following materials are accepted at a cost: CRT/tube monitors, televisions, straight fluorescent lamps and bulbs, compact and u-shaped lamps, high intensity discharge (HID) lamps and neon and incandescent lamps. Other items that have a disposal cost include alkaline, Ni-cad, nickel hydride batteries, lithium ion, lithium and zinc carbon batteries, mercury and silver oxides, PCB (Polychlorinated Biphenyl), and medical devices.
www.cleanlites.com

Women's Crisis Center
835 Madison Avenue, Covington, Kentucky 41011; 859-655-2655

Accepts Cell Phones, Ink Jet Cartridges, Digital Cameras, PDAs, iPods.
www.wccky.org

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Kitty Litter Buckets

Granny's Garden School
20 Miamiview Drive, Loveland, Ohio 45140; 513-324-2873

Granny's Garden School accepts kitty litter buckets. Also accepts garden tools, tomato cages, wagons, wheelbarrels.
www.grannysgardenschool.com

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Light Bulbs, Lamps and Fixtures

Compton Recycling

2551 Compton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231; 513-521-3289

Accepts car batteries, radiators, carbide, stainless, aluminum cans, brass, lead, Christmas lights, copper and insulated wire. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value. Also accept at no charge*: PC/Motherboards; Power Supply with and without wire; DVD/Floppy/CD ROM; UPS; Hard Drive Boards; Hard Drives with and without the board; PCs with and/or without the components intact; Low, Mid, and High Grade Boards, eg: Monitor Boards, Power Supply Boards, Telecom, Medical, and Military Boards, A/V Boards, etc.; Plastic Fans; Servers; Laptops; Laptop Dock Stations; Telephone and Network Equipment, eg: routers, hubs, switch, modems, desktop office phones, home phones, etc.; Stereos; VCRs; DVD Players; CD Players; Cell Phones; Power Strips; Surge Protectors; Li-Ion Batteries—DRY CELL ONLY; AC Adapters with and without the wires; Computer Cables; Ribbon Cable; LVD Monitors

TVs NOT accepted

*$3.00/computer monitor
www.comptonrecycle.com

Garden Street Iron & Metal
2815 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45225; 513-721-4660

7500 New Haven Rd., Harrison, OH 45030; 513-738-2678

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals, car batteries, radiators, electric motors, catalytic converters, appliances, Christmas lights and inner tubes from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Dumpster service for commercial recyclers available with transportation. Compensation for recyclables dependent upon quantity and market value.
www.gardenst.com/default.php

Lowes (all Cincinnati locations)
800-445-6937

Accepts Compact Florescent Light (CFL) Bulbs, Cell Phones, Rechargeable Batteries, Plastic Bags. Also accepts Christmas lights.
www.lowes.com

Home Depot (all Cincinnati locations)
800-Home-Depot

Accepts Compact Florescent Light (CFL) Bulbs. Around the holiday season, Home Depot also accepts Christmas lights.
www.homedepot.com/ecooptions/stage/pdf/cfl_recycle.pdf/

Cleanlites Recycling (formerly USA Lamp and Ballast)
7806 Anthony-Wayne Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45216; 513-641-4155

419 Northland Boulevard, Forest Park, Ohio 45240; 800-778-6645

Accepts all electronic waste for residential and commercial, including computers, monitors, TV’s, printers, faxes, lamps, fixtures, light bulbs, etc. Call for hours of operation.

Materials accepted at no cost to the customer include keyboards, printers, fax machines, flat screen monitors CPUs, circuit boards, cables hard drives, lead acid and lead acid steel case batteries, electronic and magnetic ballasts, cell phones and other handheld devices and consumer electronics.

The following materials are accepted at a cost: CRT/tube monitors, televisions, straight fluorescent lamps and bulbs, compact and u-shaped lamps, high intensity discharge (HID) lamps and neon and incandescent lamps. Other items that have a disposal cost include alkaline, Ni-cad, nickel hydride batteries, lithium ion, lithium and zinc carbon batteries, mercury and silver oxides, PCB (Polychlorinated Biphenyl), and medical devices.
www.cleanlites.com

Round Bottom Recycling
5100 River Valley Rd., Milford, Ohio 45150; 513-248-4435

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals for recycling (Aluminum, Brass, Copper, Steel). Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value. Also accepts car batteries, bicycles, Christmas lights, sinks/faucets, lawn furniture, BBQ grills, lawn mowers, motorcycles, power tools, etc. for recycling. Accepts freon containing items and removes the freon at $10 per item. Roll off containers and pick up service available.
www.rbrscrap.com

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Medical Supplies

Matthew 25 Ministries
11060 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash, Ohio 45242; 513-793-6256

Accepts Crutches, Walkers, Braces, Slings, Wheelchairs, Medical Beds and Mattresses, Empty Pill Bottles (Prescription and OTC). Also accepts first aid supplies, personal care products, school supplies, cleaning supplies, new and gently used clothing, new shoes, new and gently used home goods, baby products, canned and non-perishable foods. For more information call or visit website.
www.m25m.org

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Mercury

Midwest Environmental
513-681-9990

Accepts residential hazardous waste, for a fee. Drop off material every Friday from 8 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (except holidays).

Metals

3R Recycling
9854 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215; 513-771-4002

Accepts residential, commercial and industrial ferrous and non-ferrous metals (microwaves included). Also accept glass, plastics, standard usable pallets, and baled cardboard from industrial recyclers only. Accept office paper, newspaper. Transportation services and compensation contingent upon quantity and market value. Also accepts freon containing appliances for a fee. Pick up available.
www.3r-recycling-cincinnati.com/

Adams Brown Recycling
9620 Mt. Orab Pike, Georgetown, Ohio 45121; 937-378-3431

Accepts aluminum (all types), ferrous and non-ferrous metals, magazines, books, newspaper, colored and clear glass, #1 and #2 plastic containers, cardboard, copper, brass, steel and car batteries from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Also accepts mostly metal microwaves at no charge. Accepts all appliances at no charge including freon containing appliances. 
www.glassrefactory.com/abrecycling.htm

A & A Recycling
400 Station Ave., Arlington Heights, Ohio 45215; 513-761-9000

Accepts non-ferrous metals from residents, commercial businesses, and industry. Also accepts catalytic converters, car radiators, car batteries, and air conditioners with the Freon removed. Transportation services available.
http://www.aarecyclingcenter.com/

Auto Recycling Center
12175 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45241; 513-733-0606

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals from residents, commercial, and industrial recyclers. Also accepts car body parts. Please call for hours of operation.

Bluegrass Recycling
1575 Distribution Dr., PO BOX 878, Burlington, KY 41005; 859-283-9560

Accepts non-ferrous metals, batteries, and radiators from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Ferrous metals accepted from industrial recyclers only. Transportation and compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
www.bluegrassrecycling.com

Buy Products Recycling
200 W. North Bend Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45216; 513-232-2274

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal. Also, accepts catalytic converters, transmissions, all automotive scrap parts, steel, pipe, beams, oxygen cylinders and underground tanks. Transportation is available.
No website.

Cohen Metals
4538 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45226; 513-321-3218

5038 Beech Street, Norwood, Ohio 45212; 513-731-7222

1723 Woodlawn Ave., P.O. Box 957, Middletown, Ohio 45044; 513-422-3696

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Also accepts some electronics and Christmas lights. Call for more details.
www.cohenusa.com

Coin Laundry Plus, Inc./CLP Appliance Parts Store
9830 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45231; 513-522-0900

Accepts washers, dryers, coin washers, stoves, ovens, microwaves, dishwashers—no charge for drop off; customer unloads at designated area. Refrigerators, A/C units, other freon containing appliances—$35.

Pick up service available for a fee.
www.clpapplianceparts.com
coinlaundryplus@gmail.com

Compton Recycling
2551 Compton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231; 513-521-3289

Accepts car batteries, radiators, carbide, stainless, aluminum cans, brass, lead, copper, insulated wire, electronics, cardboard, steel and appliances. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
www.comptonrecycle.com

Can-Dew Recycling
1510 Russell St., Covington, KY 41011; 859-261-8264

Accepts non-ferrous metals, insulated wire, aluminum beverage cans and car batteries from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation and compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
www.candewrecycling.com

Cincy Recycling
1331 Ethan Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45225; 513-542-2200

Accepts non-ferrous metals, and car batteries from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services and compensation contingent upon quantity and market value.

David Hirschberg Company
211 Longworth St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45215; 513-821-0514

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals and radiators from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Dumpster service with transportation may be provided to large quantity commercial and industrial recyclers. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
davidhirschbergsteel.com

Deer Park Recycling
8204 Blue Ash Rd., Deer Park, Ohio 45236; 513-791-3941

Accepts non-ferrous metal, insulated wire, and car batteries from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services and compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
http://mandrrecycling.com/

E-Town Recycling
10978 Hwy. 50, North Bend, Ohio 45052; 513-353-1200

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Roll-offs provided for large quantity recyclers only. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.

Fairfield Recycling
3215 Profit Dr., Fairfield, Ohio 45014; 513-874-5400

Accepts non-ferrous metals, nickel and cobalt alloys, tungsten carbide and aluminum cans from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services provided for large quantity recyclers only. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
www.fairfieldrecycling.com

Garden Street Iron & Metal
2815 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45225; 513-721-4660

7500 New Haven Rd., Harrison, Ohio 45030; 513-738-2678

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals, car batteries, radiators, electric motors, catalytic converters, appliances, and inner tubes from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Dumpster service for commercial recyclers available with transportation. Compensation for recyclables dependent upon quantity and market value.
www.gardenst.com/default.php

Hamilton Scrap Processors
134 Hensel Pl., Hamilton, Ohio 45012; 513-863-3474

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metal, and newspaper from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services may be provided for commercial and industrial recyclers only. Compensation for some recyclables dependent upon quantity and market value.
www.hamiltonscrap.com

Homan Metals Co.
1253 Knowlton St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45223; 513-721-5010

Accepts non-ferrous metals from commercial and industrial recyclers only. Transportation services provided for industrial recyclers only. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
www.homanmetals.com

MetalQuest, Inc.
4900 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45232; 513-693-4000

Only accepts material from businesses: X-ray film including dental, Industrial x-ray film, Silver bearing photographic films and papers other than x-ray such as microfilm, B&W pictures, Silver bearing solutions such as photographic fixer, Lead apron used in healthcare, Computer hard drive destruction, PC and other IT equipment recycling, Secure document destruction, i.e. paper shredding, Secure product destruction, Computer media destruction, e.g. CD/DVD, magnetic tape, floppies, etc., Plastic specially PP, PS, PC, glass-filled nylon, LDPE, HDPE, PEEK, PFA, etc. 
www.metalquest.com

Miamitown Auto Parts
8379 Harrison Ave., Cleves, Ohio 45002; 513-353-1111

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals and lead acid batteries.
www.miamitownautoparts.com
map@fuse.net

M&M Metals International
840 Dellway Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45229; 513-221-4411

Accepts non-ferrous metals from commercial and industrial recyclers only. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
mm-metals.com

M&R Recycling
1272 State Route 28, Loveland, Ohio 45140; 513-575-0661

Accepts ferrous metals, non-ferrous metals and car batteries from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services provided for large quantity commercial and industrial recyclers only. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
mandrrecycling.com

Midwest Iron & Steel
P.O. Box 546, Dayton, Ohio 45401; 937-222-5992

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals from commercial and industrial recyclers only. Midwest Iron & Steel will provide containers and transportation for on-site disposal. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
www.midwestiron.com

Moskowitz Brothers
5300 Vine St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45217; 513-242-2100

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals from commercial and industrial recyclers only. Transportation and compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
www.moskowitzbros.com/ 
rmoskov104@aol.com

Newport Recycling
527 W. 10th St., Newport, KY 41071; 859-261-9335

Accepts non-ferrous metals and aluminum cans from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
No website.

RDA Recycling
3195 Dayton Xenia Rd., Ste 900, Dayton, Ohio 45434-6391; 800-438-9770

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals, paper, wood, textiles, fluorescent lamps, lead acid batteries, office/printer supplies and computers from commercial and industrial recyclers only. Transportation available, call for pricing.
www.rdarecycling.com

Recycling Express
7430 Industrial Rd., Florence, KY 41042; 859-282-5200

Collects all types of fiber, corrugated cardboard, and separated PET plastic bottles and crushed aluminum cans. Recycling Express will provide 65 to 95 gallon wheeled carts for collection. Flexible pick up schedule available. Compensation contingent on quantity and market value.
www.recyclingexpress.com
recyclingexpress@fuse.net

River Metals
1951 State Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45204; 513-244-2134

1220 Licking Pike, Newport, KY 41072; 859-291-5509

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals and automobiles from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
www.rmrecycling.com

Round Bottom Recycling
5100 River Valley Rd., Milford, Ohio 45150; 513-248-4435

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals for recycling (Aluminum, Brass, Copper, Steel). Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value. Also accepts car batteries, bicycles, Christmas lights, sinks/faucets, lawn furniture, BBQ grills, lawn mowers, motorcycles, power tools, etc. for recycling. Accepts freon containing items and removes the freon at $10 per item. Roll off containers and pick up service available.
www.rbrscrap.com

Rumpke Recycling
5535 Vine St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45217; 513-242-4401

Accepts residential, commercial and industrial wastes at multiple drop-off centers and curbside collection service. Recyclable items are: aluminum and bi-metal cans, paper, colored and clear glass (drinking glasses not acceptable), and small-mouth plastic bottles and jugs.
www.rumpkerecycling.com

Way Out Recycling
2340 Snyder Rd., Batavia, Ohio 45103; 513-732-0374

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Also accepts auto radiators, carbide inserts, core starters, electrical motors, alternators, catalytic converters, whole motors, transmissions and batteries. Open Friday and Saturday only from 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

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Microwaves (mostly metal)

3R Recycling
9854 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215; 513-771-4002

Accepts mostly metal microwaves at no charge. Also accept glass, plastics, standard usable pallets, and baled cardboard from industrial recyclers only. Also accepts office paper and newspaper. Also accepts freon containing appliances for a fee. Pick up available.
http://www.3r-recycling-cincinnati.com

Adams/Brown Recycling
9262 Mr. Orab Pike, Georgetown, Ohio 45121; 937-378-3431

Accepts mostly metal microwaves at no charge. Accepts all appliances at no charge including freon containing appliances. 
www.glassrefactory.com/abrecycling.htm

Cincinnati Appliance Recycling
Pick Up Only 513-561-9500

Will pick up all types of appliances (refrigerators, freezers, stoves, microwaves, washers, dryers, etc.) for a fee. Freon removal also available.
www.cincinnatiappliancerecycling.com
Contact@CincinnatiApplianceRecycling.com

Cohen Recycling
5038 Beech Street, Norwood, Ohio 45212; 513-731-7222

4538 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226; 513-321-9378

3120 S. Verity Parkway, Middletown, Ohio 45044; 513-425-6911

Accepts mostly metal microwaves at no charge. Also accepts electronics (there may be a fee) and metals.
www.cohenusa.com

Coin Laundry Plus
9830 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231; 513-522-0900

Accepts mostly metal microwaves at no charge. Also accepts washers, dryers, stoves, dishwashers, etc. at no charge. Freon containing appliances accepted for $35. Pickup service offered for a fee. www.clpapplianceparts.com

Compton Recycling
2551 Compton Road, Cincinnati Ohio, 45231; 513-521-3289

Accepts mostly metal microwaves at no charge. Accepts DVDs, Floppy Disks, CD ROMs, Stereos, Cell Phones, Telephones. Also accepts electronics and metal for recycling. Call for more details.
www.comptonrecycle.com

Garden Street Iron & Metal
2815 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45225; 513-721-4660

7500 New Haven Rd., Harrison, Ohio 45030
513-738-2678

Accepts mostly metal microwaves at no charge. Also accepts car, boat, motorcycle batteries (lead acid only) from residents. Also accepts most metal and some electronics from residents.
www.gardenst.com

Round Bottom Recycling
5100 River Valley Road, Milford, Ohio 45150; 513-248-4435

Accepts mostly metal microwaves at no charge. Also accepts most metal from residents. Accepts freon containing items and removes the freon at $10 per item.
www.rbrscrap.com

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Miscellaneous

Cincinnati Ready Mix Concrete
900 Kieley Pl., Cincinnati, Ohio 45217; 513-242-8400

Accepts fly ash.
www.cincinnatireadymix.com

Griffin Industries
1176 Bryan-Griffin Rd., Butler, KY 41006; 859-472-7361

Accepts animal by-products, waste meat trimmings, waste cooking oils.
www.griffinind.com

MetalQuest, Inc.
4900 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45232; 513-693-4000

Only accepts material from businesses: X-ray film including dental, Industrial x-ray film, Silver bearing photographic films and papers other than x-ray such as microfilm, B&W pictures, Silver bearing solutions such as photographic fixer, Lead apron used in healthcare, Computer hard drive destruction, PC and other IT equipment recycling, Secure document destruction, i.e. paper shredding, Secure product destruction, Computer media destruction, e.g. CD/DVD, magnetic tape, floppies, etc., Plastic specially PP, PS, PC, glass-filled nylon, LDPE, HDPE, PEEK, PFA, etc. 
www.metalquest.com

RDA Recycling
3195 Dayton Xenia Rd., Ste 900, Dayton, Ohio 45434-6391; 800-438-9770

Accepts processed x-ray film, tyvek garments and foam rubber.
www.rdarecycling.com

Recycling Express
7430 Industrial Rd., Florence, KY 41042; 859-282-5200

Collects all types of fiber, corrugated cardboard, and separated PET plastic bottles and crushed aluminum cans. Recycling Express will provide 65 to 95 gallon wheeled carts for collection. Flexible pick up schedule available. Compensation contingent on quantity and market value.
www.recyclingexpress.com
recyclingexpress@fuse.net

Special Waste Systems
325 N. Riverview, Sec C, Miamisburg, Ohio 45342; 937-866-8898

Accepts and de-manufactures any type of radiation generating equipment, including dental x-ray equipment and scanners. Special Waste Systems is classified as a Category 12 assembler/maintainer under the Ohio revised code section 3748.01(I).
www.specialwastesystems.com

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Motor Oil

Auto Zone (all Cincinnati locations)
800-288-6966

Accepts up to 5 gallons of motor oil per day. Also accepts car batteries. Call prior to dropping off.
www.autozone.com

Burton's Collision
4384 E. Galbraith Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45236; 513-984-3396

Accepts all automotive fluids except antifreeze (engine oil, transmission oil, brake fluid, gear oil, power steering fluid, gas, diesel fuel, kerosene, etc.; also cooking oil, refrigerant oil etc.). Also accepts computer and automotive batteries at no charge.
burtonscollision.com

Cincinnati Auto Recycling
622 Shepherd Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215; 513-769-6050

Accepts up to 5 gallons/day of motor oil and antifreeze. Also accepts car, boat, motorcycle batteries from residents. Call prior to dropping off.

Deer Park Auto
3900 E. Galbraith Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45236; 513-791-0845

Accepts motor oil and antifreeze. Also accepts car batteries. Call prior to dropping off.

M&R Recycling
1272 State Route 28, Loveland, Ohio 45140; 513-575-0661

Accepts ferrous, non-ferrous metals and car batteries from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services provided for large quantity commercial and industrial recyclers only. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value.
http://mandrrecycling.com/

Monro Muffler/Brake and Service (some Cincinnati Locations); 800-876-6676

Accepts motor oil and antifreeze. Also accepts car, boat, motorcycle batteries. Call prior to dropping off.
www.monro.com

NAPA Auto Parts (most Cincinnati locations); 800-538-6272

Accepts motor oil from residents. Also accepts car, boat, motorcycle batteries. Call prior to dropping off.
www.napaonline.com

Oil Express (all Cincinnati locations); 513-825-2660

Accepts motor oil from residents. Also accepts car, boat, motorcycle batteries. Also accepts regular household batteries from residents. Call prior to dropping off.
oilexpress.com/cincinnati/oil-change-locations.php

O'Reilly Auto Parts (most Cincinnati locations); 888-327-7153

Accepts motor oil from residents. Also accepts car, boat, motorcycle batteries. Call prior to dropping off.
www.oreillyauto.com

Pep Boys (most Cincinnati locations); 800-737-2697

Accepts up to 5 quarts of motor oil per customer per day. Also accepts car batteries. Call prior to dropping off.
www.pepboys.com

Symmes Township
9323 Union Cemetery Road, Symmes Township, Ohio 45140; 513-683-6644

Accepts used cooking oil from residents only. Also accepts gasoline, gas/oil mix, kerosene, lighter fluid, and motor oil. Drop off behind Administration Building.
www.symmestownship.org

Wal-Mart Tire & Lube (all Cincinnati locations)
1-800-WALMART (925-6278)

Accepts up to 5 gallons of motor oil per day. Also accepts car batteries and tires (charge). Call prior to dropping off.
www.walmart.com

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Office/School Supplies

Crayons to Computers
1350 Tennessee Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45229; 513-482-3290

Accepts usable arts & crafts supplies, yarn, books (new or gently used), copy paper, fabric and carpet samples, dry erase markers, games, index cards, backpacks, folders and notebooks, filler paper, three ring binders (less than 2”), in/out trays, National Geographic magazines, office supplies, overhead projectors, pens and pencils, science supplies, sewing items (thread), tape (all kinds), toys, construction paper, crayons and markers, glue and gluesticks, scissors and rulers, wallpaper books, three-hole punches.
www.crayons2computers.org

Matthew 25 Ministries
11060 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash, Ohio 45242; 513-793-6256

Accepts Crutches, Walkers, Braces, Slings, Wheelchairs, Medical Beds and Mattresses, Empty Pill Bottles (Prescription and OTC). Also accepts first aid supplies, personal care products, school supplies, cleaning supplies, new and gently used clothing, new shoes, new and gently used home goods, baby products, canned and non-perishable foods. For more information call or visit website.
www.m25m.org

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Oil and Lubricants

(also see Motor Oil)

Burton's Collision
4384 E. Galbraith Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45236; 513-984-3396

Accepts and recycles all automotive fluids except antifreeze (engine oil, transmission oil, brake fluid, gear oil, power steering fluid, gas, diesel fuel, kerosene, etc.; also cooking oil, refrigerant oil etc.). Also accepts computer and automotive batteries at no charge.
burtonscollision.com

Perma - Fix of Dayton
300 S. West End Ave., Dayton, Ohio 45427; 937-268-6501

Accepts motor oil from commercial and industrial users. Residential motor oil recyclers please use the drop-off facilities located at the north and south incinerators. Transportation services available for commercial and industrial users.
http://www.perma-fix.com/

RDA Recycling
3195 Dayton Xenia Rd., Ste 900, Dayton, Ohio 45434-6391; 800-438-9700

Accepts motor oil and non-hazardous petroleum products.
http://www.rdarecycling.com/

Valicor (formerly United Waste Water)
11807 Reading Rd., Sharonville, Ohio 45241; 513-733-4666

Accepts waste water, ink and paint wash water, sludge, high-metal content waste streams and used oils.
http://www.unitedwastewater.com/

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Packaging

Whole Foods (all Cincinnati area stores)
513-531-8015

Accepts Corks, #5 Plastic Tubs i.e. yogurt containers
http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/blog/whole-story/small-steps-add-gimme-5-recycling

Matthew 25 Ministries
11060 Kenwood Road, Blue Ash, Ohio 45242; 513-793-6256

Accepts Crutches, Walkers, Braces, Slings, Wheelchairs, Medical Beds and Mattresses, Empty Pill Bottles (Prescription and OTC). Also accepts first aid supplies, personal care products, school supplies, cleaning supplies, new and gently used clothing, new shoes, new and gently used home goods, baby products, canned and non-perishable foods. For more information call or visit website.
www.m25m.org

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Paint (latex)

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Paint (oil-based)

Midwest Environmental
513-681-9990

Accepts residential hazardous waste, for a fee. Drop off material every Friday from 8 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (except holidays).

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Paper

3R Recycling
9854 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215; 513-771-4002

Accepts residential, commercial and industrial ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Also accept glass, plastics, standard usable pallets, and baled cardboard from industrial recyclers only. Accept office paper, newspaper, non-ferrous metals. Transportation services and compensation contingent upon quantity and market value. Also accepts freon containing appliances for a fee. Pick up available.
www.3r-recycling-cincinnati.com/

Adams Brown Recycling
9620 Mt. Orab Pike, Georgetown, Ohio 45121; 937-378-3431

Accepts old corrugated cardboard (OCC), white office paper, mixed office, books, newspaper and magazines from residential, commercial and industrial wastes. The following items are recyclable: all kinds of aluminum, colored and clear glass, #1 and #2 plastic containers, brass, steel and car batteries. Also ccepts mostly metal microwaves at no charge. Accepts all appliances at no charge including freon containing appliances. 
www.glassrefactory.com/abrecycling.htm

Cincinnati Paperboard
5500 Wooster Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226; 513-871-7112

Accepts cardboard and clean mixed paper. Businesses qualify for shredding and potential payment for cardboard.
http://www.caraustar.com/

Shred-it (formerly Cintas)

Check their website to find paper shredding opportunities.
www.shredit.com/en-us/community-shredding-events?source=cintas

Compton Recycling
2551 Compton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231; 513-521-3289

Accepts cardboard, steel, appliances, electronics, car batteries, radiators, carbide, stainless, aluminum cans, brass, lead, copper and insulated wire. Compensation dependent upon quantity and market value. Call for more information.
http://www.comptonrecycle.com/

Document Destruction
4511 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45229; 513-772-1114

On-site Shredding—regularly scheduled pickups with destruction carried out on your premises. Single incident bulk shredding—perfect for spring cleaning. Please contact for fees.
www.docdestruction.com/

Donco Paper Supply
2100 Losantiville Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45237; 513-731-0208

Broker for paper products including old corrugated cardboard (OCC), mixed office, white office and colored ledger from commercial and industrial recyclers only. Minimum quantity is one truckload. Compensation for OCC depends on quantity and market value.
http://www.doncosolutions.com/

Hamilton Scrap Processors
134 Hensel Place, Hamilton, Ohio 45012; 513-863-3474

Accepts old corrugated cardboard (OCC), mixed and white office paper, computer paper, colored ledger, ferrous and non-ferrous metals from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services depends on quantity and market value.
http://www.hamiltonscrap.com/

Hanna Paper
4287 Dues Drive, West Chester, Ohio 45246; 513-860-5060

Accepts old corrugated cardboard (OCC) and all types of paper, including books from residential, commercial, and industrial recyclers. Transportation services provided and off site shredding available. Compensation for recyclables is contingent upon quantity and market value.
www.hannapaper.com/

Northstar Recycling
296 North Main St., East Longmeadow, MA 01028; 859-630-8168

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metal, all paper grades, including cardboard, Plastics (#1 - #7, HDPE, LDPE, PP, PS, PC, BOPP, PVC, LLDPE, etc. ), Fabric items such as PP Super Sacks and PET Non-Woven, Tyvek, Foam, PU Fora, Prime Foam, Mattress Foam from primarily industrial recyclers. Transportation services and compensation contingent upon quantity and market value.
http://www.northstarrg.com/

RDA Recycling
3195 Dayton Xenia Rd., Ste 900, Dayton, Ohio 45434-6391; 800-438-9770

Accepts white ledgers, newspapers, magazines, mixed office paper, computer paper, hardbound books, old corrugated cardboard (OCC), metals, wood, textiles, fluorescent lamps, lead-acid batteries, computers and office/printer supplies. RDA Recycling provides transportation services for commercial and industrial recyclers only. Call for transportation prices. Pick-up only, no drop-offs please.
http://www.rdarecycling.com/

Recycling Express
7430 Industrial Rd., Florence, KY 41042; 859-282-5200

Collects all types of fiber, corrugated cardboard, and separated PET plastic bottles and crushed aluminum cans. Recycling Express will provide 65 to 95 gallon wheeled carts for collection. Flexible pick up schedule available. Compensation contingent on quantity and market value.
http://www.recyclingexpress.com/ 
recyclingexpress@fuse.net

Recycling Group Ltd. & Mass Destruction
630 Shepherd Lane, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215; 513-769-9609

Accepts paper and plastics products for recycling. Will dispose of or destroy scrap or recycle, damaged, obsolete or test market products, paper waste product, confidential documents and other types of paper and plastic. Recycling Group can provide general or specialized containers for your recyclables and trucks can pickup your product and dispose appropriately.
www.recyclinggroup.net/ 
murray@recyclinggroup.net

Republic/CSI
11563 Mosteller Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241; 513-771-4200

Accepts corrugated cardboard, small mouth plastic bottles and jugs, aluminum cans, corrugated cardboard, newspaper, mixed paper, and clear, brown and green glass bottles and jars from residential and commercial businesses. CSI arranges collection of loose or baled cardboard on your site and provides containers of appropriate size for your needs and location including trailers. Compensation depends on quality, market, and contractual services.
www.republicservices.com/

Royal Paper Stock
339 Circle Freeway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246; 513-870-5780

Accepts old corrugated cardboard (OCC), computer, white and colored ledger, and some newsprint from commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services and compensation contingent upon quantity and market value.
http://www.royalpaperstock.com/

Rumpke Recycling
5535 Vine St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45217; 513-242-4401

Accepts residential, commercial and industrial wastes at multiple drop-off centers and curbside collection service. Recyclable items are: aluminum and bi-metal cans, paper, colored and clear glass (drinking glasses are unacceptable), and small-mouth plastic bottles and jugs.
www.rumpkerecycling.com/residential_recycling.aspx

Scorpion Data Security—Confidential Records Management and Document Destruction
850 Falls Creek Dr., Vandalia, Ohio 45377; 800-4U2-SHRED

Same day document destruction requests with your choice of mobile/onsite destruction or offsite destruction at one of their shredding plants. A “Certificate of Destruction’ is issued after services are rendered and a “Weight Verification Ticket” can also be provided. Scorpion recycles all shredded material. Scorpion Data Security is a Certified Minority Business Enterprise offering Tier 1 and Tier 2 spend opportunity with proven capability, demonstrated capacity and flexible scalability.
http://www.scorpiondatasecurity.com/

Shred Nations
777 S. Wadsworth Blvd. #3-250, Lakewood, CO 80226; 800-747-3365

Provides shredding accross the United States and Canada. Drop off, pick up, fundraising, etc. All paper shredded is recycled. Contact for more information.
http://www.shrednations.com/

Temple-Inland
1241 W. 2nd St., Maysville, KY 41056; 606-564-0063

Accepts baled old corrugated cardboard (OCC) from commerial and industrial recyclers only. Transportation services available for large quantities. Compensation for OCC depends upon quantity and market value.
http://www.templeinland.com/

Wausau Paper Corporation
700 Columbia Ave., Middletown, Ohio 45042; 513-424-2999

Accepts old corrugated cardboard (OCC), high grade paper including computer paper, white ledger and colored ledger, mixed office paper, newspaper, magazines, and junk mail (all in large quantities).
www.wausaupaper.com/

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Pens, Markers, Highlighters

Crayons to Computers
1350 Tennessee Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45229; 513-482-3290

Looking for donations of usable arts and crafts supplies, yarn, books (new or gently used), copy paper, fabric and carpet samples, dry erase markers, games, index cards, backpacks, folders and notebooks, filler paper, three ring binders (less than 2”), in/out trays, National Geographic magazines, office supplies, overhead projectors, pens and pencils, science supplies, sewing items (thread), tape (all kinds), toys, construction paper, crayons and markers, glue and gluesticks, scissors and rulers, wallpaper books, three-hole punches.
www.crayons2computers.org

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful
1115 Bates Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45225; 513-352-4385

Accepts pens, pen caps, mechanical pencils, markers (including dry erase), marker caps, highlighters, highlighter caps, permanent markers, and permanent marker caps.
www.KeepCincinnatiBeautiful.org
Megan@KeepCincinnatiBeautiful.org

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Pesticides

Midwest Environmental
513-681-9990

Accepts residential hazardous waste, for a fee. Drop off material every Friday from 8 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (except holidays).

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Pet Supplies

The Scratching Post
6948 Plainfield Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45236; 513-984-6369

http://www.thescratchingpost.org/donations.html

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Phones

Best Buy (all Cincinnati locations)
888-237-8289

Accepts CDs, DVDs, Gift Cards, Ink Cartridges, Cell Phones. Also accepts computer equipment and non-console TVs up to 32" (fee for TVs & monitors). See website for details.
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/null/Recycling-Electronics/pcmcat149900050025.c?id=pcmcat149900050025

Ohio Drop Off
2899 Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio 43231; 614-478-0808

Accepts CDs, DVDs, Floppy Disks, Speakers, Stereo Equipment, Video Games, Camcorders, Cameras, Floppy Disks, Telephone Equipment, Cell Phones, electronics.
http://ohiodropoff.com/Cincinnati.html

Staples (all Cincinnati locations)
800-378-2753

Accepts Ink Cartridges, Toner Cartridges, PDAs, Cell Phones, Digital Cameras, Rechargeable Batteries, computer equipment.
http://www.staples.com/sbd/cre/marketing/staples_soul/staples-soul-environment.html

Apple
Kenwood Towne Centre
7875 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45236; 513-826-3620

Accepts iPods, Cell Phones.
http://www.apple.com/recycling/ipod-cell-phone/

Lowes (all Cincinnati locations)
800-445-6937

Accepts Compact Florescent Light (CFL) Bulbs, Cell Phones, Rechargeable Batteries, Plastic Bags.
http://www.lowes.com/cd_Recycling_368967519

Compton Recycling
2551 Compton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231; 513-521-3289

Accepts DVDs, Floppy Disks, CD ROMs, Stereos, Cell Phones, Telephones, Computer Equipment. Also accepts freon containing appliances at no charge.
http://www.comptonrecycle.com/

Women's Crisis Center
835 Madison Avenue, Covington, KY 41011; 859-655-2655

Accepts Cell Phones, Ink Jet Cartridges, Digital Cameras, PDAs, iPods.
www.wccky.org

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Plastic

3R Recycling
9854 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215; 513-771-4002

Accepts residential, commercial and industrial ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Also accept glass, plastics, standard usable pallets, and baled cardboard from industrial recyclers only. Accept office paper, newspaper. Transportation services and compensation contingent upon quantity and market value. Also accepts freon containing appliances for a fee. Pick up available.
www.3r-recycling-cincinnati.com/

Adams Brown Recycling
9262 Mt. Orab Pike, Georgetown, Ohio 45121; 937-378-3431

Accepts residential, commercial and industrial wastes for recycling. The following items can be recycled: aluminum, magazines, newspaper, colored and clear glass, #1 and #2 plastic containers, cardboard, books, copper, brass, steel, car batteries, and motor oil. Also accepts mostly metal microwaves at no charge. Accepts all appliances at no charge including freon containing appliances. 
www.glassrefactory.com/abrecycling.htm

Hathaway Carpet Services
10080 Commerce Park Dr., Cincinnati, Ohio 45246; 513-874-6441

Accepts urethane foam including carpet padding, furniture foam, and carpet rebond padding from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation and compensation contingent on quantity and market value.
No website.

IN-PLAS Recycling
205 Brown St., Lawrenceburg, IN 47025; 877-413-3899

Accepts post-industrial thermal plastics from commercial and industrial recyclers only.
plasticscrap@fuse.net

Lowe's

Accepts almost any kind of plastic planting pot from residents during the spring.
www.lowes.com/cd_Garden+Center+Gets+Greener+With+Recycling_283670888_

Nu-Tech Polymers
10087 International Blvd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45246; 513-942-6003

Accepts #1, #2, LDPE, polypropylene, polystyrene plastics. Commercial only.
www.nu-techpolymers.com

Poly Recyclers
2100 Losantiville Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45237; 513-631-1940

Accepts all types of plastics. Industrial and commercial customers only..

RDA Recycling
3195 Dayton Xenia Rd., Ste 900, Dayton, Ohio 45434-6391; 800-438-9770

RDA Recycling provides transportation services for commercial and industrial recyclers only. Call for service costs. The following materials are acceptable for recycling: metals, paper, wood, textiles, fluorescent lamps, lead acid batteries, office/printer supplies, and computers. Also accepts shrink and plastic wrap, and industrial plastic. Pick-up only. No drop-offs please.
http://www.rdarecycling.com/

Recycling Express
7430 Industrial Rd., Florence, KY 41042; 859-282-5200

Collects all types of fiber, corrugated cardboard, and separated PET plastic bottles and crushed aluminum cans. Will provide 65 to 95 gallon wheeled carts for collection. Flexible pick up schedule available. Compensation contingent on quantity and market value.
http://www.recyclingexpress.com/ 
recyclingexpress@fuse.net

Recycling Group Ltd.
630 Shepherd Lane, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215; 513-769-9609

Accepts paper and plastics products for recycling. Will dispose of or destroy scrap or recycle, damaged, obsolete or test market products, paper waste product, confidential documents and other types of paper and plastic. Can provide general or specialized containers for your recyclables and trucks can pickup your product and appropriately dispose.
www.recyclinggroup.net/

Republic/CSI
11563 Mosteller Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45241; 513-771-4200

Accepts commercial and residential #1 and #2 plastic, newspaper, mixed paper, aluminum cans, clear, brown and green glass bottles and jars, and corrugated cardboard.
http://www.republicservices.com/

Rumpke Recycling
5535 Vine St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45217; 513-242-4401

Accepts residential, commercial and industrial wastes at multiple drop-off centers and curbside service. Recyclable items are: aluminum and bi-metal (steel and tin) cans, paper, newspaper, magazines, phone books, junk mail, clean pizza boxes, colored and clear glass bottles and jars (excludes drinking glasses), and small-mouth plastic bottles and jugs.
http://www.rumpkerecycling.com/

Signode
7080 Industrial Rd., Unit #1, Florence, KY 41042; 859-342-6400

Accepts green transparent polyester strapping and #1 soft drink bottles from commercial and industrial recyclers only. Compensation dependent on quantity and market value.
www.signode.com/index.html

Somerset Recycling
P.O. Box 1348, Somerset, KY 42502; 606-274-4170

Accepts all types of plastics and corrugated cardboard from commercial and industrial recyclers only. Transportation and compensation contingent on quantity and market value.
http://www.somerset-recycling.com/

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Plastic Bags

Lowes (all Cincinnati locations)

http://www.lowes.com/cd_Recycling_368967519

Kroger (all Cincinnati locations)

Accepts Plastic Bags, Dry-cleaning Bags, Plastic Shrink Wrap.
http://www.thekrogerco.com/corpnews/corpnewsinfo_pressreleases_04152008.htm

Wal-Mart (all Cincinnati locations)

www.walmart.com

Remke Biggs (all Cincinnati locations)

www.remkes.com

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Plastic Planting Pots

Lowe's (all Cincinnati locations)

Accepts almost any kind of plastic planting pot from residents in the spring.
www.lowes.com/cd_Garden+Center+Gets+Greener+With+Recycling_283670888_

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Pool Chemicals

Midwest Environmental
513-681-9990

Accepts residential hazardous waste, for a fee. Drop off material every Friday from 8 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (except holidays).

Prescription Drugs

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Prescription Glasses and Nonprescription Sunglasses

OneSight

Collects and re-uses prescription glasses (men,women, children) and non prescription sunglasses.
http://www.onesight.org/na/donate/donate_eyewear/

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Printer Supplies

Cincinnati Cartridge
9544 Highland Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45242; 513-791-3251

Cincinnati Cartridge will buy empty toner and ink jet cartridges. Call for current list of acceptable cartridges.

DCS Technologies
6501 St. Rt. 123 N., Franklin, Ohio 45005; 937-743-4060

Accepts toner cartridges, printer ribbons, and ink jet cartridges from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services possibly provided in conjunction with deliveries. Compensation depending on type and quantity.
http://www.dcs-tech.com/

Ink Technologies, LLC
7600 McEwen Rd., Centerville, Ohio 45459; 937-630-3083

Ink Technologies provides free recycling services for toner and inkjet cartridges. Simply fill out the form and receive a shipping return tag in the mail that can be used to return the products to our recycling center.
http://www.inktechnologies.com/

Laser Life Corporation
4 Kovach Dr., Suite 470, Lockland, Ohio 45215; 513-936-8940

Accepts most printer cartridges, prefer OEM but remanufactured also accepted. Call for acceptable items and compensation.
http://www.besttonerprices.com/ 
laserlife@fuse.net

Lasermac
609 Eagleview Dr., Mason, Ohio 45040; 513-398-5453

Accepts toner and ink jet cartridges from residential as well as commercial and industrial recyclers. Transportation services possibly provided.
No website.

RDA Recycling
3195 Dayton Xenia Rd., Ste 900, Dayton, Ohio 45434-6391; 800-438-9770

Accepts ferrous and non-ferrous metals, paper, wood, textiles, fluorescent lamps, and office/printer supplies. RDA Recycling provides transportation services for commercial and industrial recyclers only. Call for cost.
http://www.rdarecycling.com/

Republic/CSI
11563 Mosteller Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45241; 513-771-4200

CSI provides free recycling services for inkjet cartridges, cell phones, and toner cartridges. CSI provides your company with a postage paid box.
http://www.republicservices.com/

VBS Earth Rescue Corp.
1226 Hook Dr., Middletown, Ohio 45042; 800-444-2927

Sells recycled or remanufactured toner cartridges, printer ribbons, and ink jet cartridges to residential, commercial and industrial recyclers.

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Propane Tanks

Auxier Gas, Inc.
2698 Old State Route 32, Batavia, Ohio 45103; 513-724-7700

Accepts propane tanks at no charge. Drop them off at the cage outside.
www.auxiergas.com

Ferrellgas
6066 Branch Hill-Guinea Pike, Milford, Ohio 45150; 513-575-1400

1047 SR 42, Lebanon, Ohio 45036; 513-932-1871

Accepts propane tanks for a fee.
www.ferrellgas.com

Wardway
4555 Bridgetown Road (at Glenway), Cincinnati, Ohio 45211; 513-574-0061

Accepts propane tanks for a fee.
www.wardway.com

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Recycling Container Suppliers

DCI
33737 West God Hope Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53209; 800-782-7273

Types: Beverage can container with built-in can crusher and other recycling or waste containers. Please call.
http://www.commercialzone.com/

Jed Stock
3240 Plainfield, Warren, NJ 07063; 908-754-0404

Types: Desk-side and central collection plus confidential document containers.
http://www.jedstock.com/

Kettle Creek Corporation
P.O. Box 47, Kempton, PA 19529; 800-527-7848

Types: Central collection, outdoor collection and beverage cans.
http://www.kettlecreek.com/

Recy-CAL Supply
42597 DePortola Rd., Temecula CA 92592; 800-927-3873

Types: Desk-side, beverage cans, central collection and outdoor receptacles.
http://www.recy-cal.com/

Rehrig Pacific Company
1738 W. 20th St., Erie, PA 16502; 800-458-0403

Types: Desk-side, central collection, roll-outs and apartment recyclers.
http://www.rehrigpacific.com/

Rite Now Container
234 A Circle Freeway Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45246; 513-874-3196

Types: Custom corrugated desk-side, desk top, central collection, and made to order containers.

SAFCO Products
9300 West Research Center Rd., New Hope, MN 55428; 800-664-0042

Types: Desk top, central collection, storage, confidential and beverage cans.
http://www.safcoproducts.com/saf/en/US/adirect/safco;jsessionid=F931046E97AA64788A392B6BCCBA736C.ldi2?cmd=OnlineOrderingPageDisplay&entryPoint=adirect&messageType=OnlineOrderingPageDisplay

Smokers Outpost
2727 West Goodhope Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53209; 800-622-6069

Types: Beverage can container with built-in can crusher.
http://www.commercialzone.com/

Witt Industries, Inc.
4454 Steel Pl., Cincinnati, Ohio 45209; 513-871-5700

Types: Desk-side, central collection, confidential, beverage cans and geo-cubes.
http://www.witt.com/

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Rock, Brick, Marble

Fox Services
4660 Industry Dr., Fairfield, Ohio 45014; 513-858-2062

Accepts concrete, bricks, rock, and asphalt; material is made into recycled gravel.
http://foxservicesinc.com/

Jurgeson Co.
11641 Mosteller Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45241; 800-686-9725

Accepts asphalt for recycling.
http://www.jrjnet.com/

H. Hafner & Sons
5445 Wooster Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226
513-321-1895

Accepts asphalt for recycling; 30 CY containers available for rental.
http://www.hafners.com/

Evans Landscaping
4229 Round Bottom Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45244; 513-271-1119

Accepts rock, brick & marble slabs for recycling. Also accepts concrete, drywall (unpainted), blacktop, block.
http://www.evanslandscaping.com/fw/main/Home-1.html

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Rugs (damaged)

Goodwill (all Cincinnati locations)

Accepts laundered clothing, rugs, linens, and towels (resalable or damaged).
www.cincinnatigoodwill.org

The Scratching Post
6948 Plainfield Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45236; 513-984-6369

Accepts bed sheets, blankets, towels, throw rugs.
http://www.thescratchingpost.org/donations.html

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Shingles

C&D Recycling Inc.
7960 Main St., Newtown, Ohio 45244; 513-271-8540

C&D Recycling provides Construction and Demolition debris recycling and offers LEED programs to local contractors. Shingle recycling also available.
http://www.cdrecyclinginc.com/

Heritage Environmental Services
107 Brown St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45215 (Behind Stearns & Foster Plant); 513-823-1597

Accepts asphalt shingles for recycling for a fee.
www.heritage-enviro.com/sustainability/asphalt-shingle-recycling.asp

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Shoes

Bob Roncker's Running Spot (all area locations)

Accepts running shoes.
www.runningspot.com

Ohio Mill's Drop-Off Sites (Hamilton County area)

Accepts clothes and shoes at area drop boxes.
www.cincinnati-oh.gov/recycling/rumpke-drop-off-sites/clothing-textile-recycling

Soles 4 Souls

Accepts shoes either locally or via mail in.
www.soles4souls.org/about/locations.html

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Smoke Detectors

Curie Services

Accepts smoke detectors through a mail-back program.
http://www.curieservices.com/smoke-alarm-recycling/

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Solvents/Thinners

Midwest Environmental
513-681-9990

Accepts residential hazardous waste, for a fee, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

Stains/Varnish

Midwest Environmental
513-681-9990

Accepts residential hazardous waste, for a fee. Drop off material every Friday from 8 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (except holidays).

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Styrofoam

Cincy in a Box
PO Box 36507, Cincinnati, Ohio 45236

Accepts any amount of styrofoam peanuts and bubble wrap for recycling from residents, schools, businesses, etc. No cost to drop-off; no payment for material. No EPS Styrofoam. Also accepts old newspapers. Please email to arrange a time for drop off.
www.cincyinabox.com
hello@cincyinabox.com

Phoenix Recycling, Inc.
2040 S. Hamilton Road, Columbus, Ohio 43232; 614-226-9617

Accepts any amount of white only EPS styrofoam (hard rigid) and white only styrofoam peanuts for recycling from residents, schools, businesses, etc. No cost to drop-off; no payment for material. Please call when close to location, entrance is hard to locate as other businesses are also on the access road entrance.
http://www.plasticscrap.us/EPS-styrofoam-recycling.php

Area UPS or other shipping stores may accept clean packing peanuts for reuse.

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TVs

Best Buy

Tech Trade-In: Visit www.bestbuytradein.com to trade in select gently used electronics for a Best Buy gift card.

Customers are able to drop off up to three devices per day at any of the retailer's 1,006 stores throughout the United States. They will accept most consumer electronics, including televisions and monitors up to 32 inches (fee for TVs & monitors), desktop computers, notebooks, videocassette recorders, DVD players and phones.
www.bestbuy.com/site/null/Recycling-Electronics/pcmcat149900050025.c?id=pcmcat149900050025&DCMP=rdr0001422

Cleanlites (formerly USA Lamp and Ballast of Ohio)
7806 Anthony Wayne Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45216; 513-641-4155

419 Northland Boulevard, Forest Park, Ohio 45240; 800-778-6645

Accepts all electronic waste for residential and commercial, including computers, monitors, TV’s, printers, faxes, etc. Call for hours of operation.

Materials accepted at no cost to the customer include keyboards, printers, fax machines, flat screen monitors CPUs, circuit boards, cables hard drives, lead acid and lead acid steel case batteries, electronic and magnetic ballasts, cell phones and other handheld devices and consumer electronics.

The following materials are accepted at a cost: CRT/tube monitors, televisions, straight fluorescent lamps and bulbs, compact and u-shaped lamps, high intensity discharge (HID) lamps and neon and incandescent lamps. Other items that have a disposal cost include alkaline, Ni-cad, nickel hydride batteries, lithium ion, lithium and zinc carbon batteries, mercury and silver oxides, PCB (Polychlorinated Biphenyl), and medical devices.
www.cleanlites.com

Cohen Recycling
5038 Beech Street, Norwood, Ohio 45212; 513-731-7222

4538 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226; 513-321-9378

3120 S. Verity Parkway, Middletown, Ohio 45044; 513-425-6911

Accepts electronics and TVs (there may be a fee) and microwaves at no charge. Also accepts ferrous & non-ferrous metals from residential, commercial and industrial recyclers.
www.cohenusa.com

Junk King
11472 Gondola Street, Sharonville, Ohio 45241; 513-771-5865

Request a pick up or drop off appliances, electronics, furniture, tires, etc. for a fee and many other items you may consider "junk" around your home.
http://www.junk-king.com/locations/cincinnati/recycling-center

Society St. Vincent de Paul (all Cincinnati locations)
513-562-8841

Accepts cable ready TVs that are no more than 15 years old. Also accepts used mattresses and bedding providing these items meet Ohio state regulations of not being ripped, torn, or stained; and must free of bed bugs. Will pick up at no charge. Also accepts clothes and household items.
www.SVDPcincinnati.org

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Textiles/Rags

AbsorbMax, LLC
PO Box 135, Dayton, Ohio 45404; 937-258-4470

Specializes in recyclable absorbents. Also accepts soiled textiles such as gloves, rags, shop towels, and print towels for recycling. AbsorbMax is a female owned minority business.
http://absorbmax.com/ 
mltatman@sbcglobal.net

Erie Cotton Fabrics
1112 Bacon St., Erie, PA 16511; 800-289-4737

Manufacturer of rags and towels, distributor of Kimberly Clark, Sprayway, Microfiber towels and mops, coveralls, gloves and soap.
www.eriecotton.com/ 
loren@eriecotton.com

Goodwill
10600 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215; 513-771-4800

Accepts clean textiles (usable or unusable), computer systems, computer components less than 5 years old and in good working condition (flat screen monitors only), clothing, office equipment, and furniture for reuse. Call before you drop off. Free service.
www.cincinnatigoodwill.org/

Multi-Service
1962 Radio Rd., Dayton, Ohio 45431; 937-258-1011

Accepts soiled textiles such as gloves, rags, shop towels, and print towels for recycling.
http://www.multiserviceinc.com/ 
meies@multiserviceinc.com

RDA Recycling
3195 Dayton Xenia Rd., Ste 900, Dayton, Ohio 45434-6391; 800-438-9770

Accepts textiles, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, paper, wood, textiles, fluorescent lamps, lead acid batteries, computers and office/printer supplies. RDA Recycling provides transportation services for commercial and industrial recyclers only. Call for price.
http://www.rdarecycling.com/

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Tires

Junk King
11472 Gondola Street, Sharonville, Ohio 45241; 513-771-5865

Request a pick up or drop off appliances, electronics, furniture, tires, etc. for a fee and many other items you may consider "junk" around your home.
http://www.junk-king.com/locations/cincinnati/recycling-center

Lakin Tire East, Inc.
220 Frontage Rd., West Haven, CT 06156; 203-932-5801

Lakin Tire takes a holistic approach to create comprehensive tire reuse and recycling programs for a better, greener future. Through constant innovation, unparalleled technology, and customer care delivered at every touch point, Lakin Tire provides safer, smarter scrap tire collection and recycling solutions for customers and communities worldwide. We offer tire pick-up service nationwide. Please visit our website regarding tire collection services and fees.
http://www.lakintire.com/

Rumpke
3800 Struble Rd., Colerain Township, Ohio 45251; 513-851-0122  ext. 2631

Accepts residential tires for a fee.
www.rumpke.com

Tire Discounters (all Cincinnati locations)

Accepts residential tires for a fee.
http://www.tirediscounters.com/

Walmart Tire & Lube (all Cincinnati locations)

Accepts residential tires for a fee.
http://www.walmart.com/

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Towels (damaged)

Goodwill

Accepts laundered clothing, linens, and towels (resalable or damaged).
www.cincinnatigoodwill.org

The Scratching Post

Accepts bed sheets, blankets, towels, throw rugs,. 
http://www.thescratchingpost.org/donations.html

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Video Tapes

(VHS, Beta, 8-Track, Cassette tapes)

Friends of the Public Library Warehouse
8456 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45216; 513-369-6035

Accepts usable books and audio visual material. Also accepts usable, commercially produced Video Tapes, Books-on dash CDs, DVDs, CDs, VHS, Beta, 8-Track Tapes, and Records at no charge. DOES NOT accept cassette tapes. Call with questions.
http://friends.cincinnatilibrary.org/donatebooks.html

Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County (All locations)

Accepts your gently used books, CDs, DVDs, audio tapes, record albums and books-on-dash CDs,a DVDs, CDs, and usable, commercially produced video tapes.
http://friends.cincinnatilibrary.org/donatebooks.html

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Wood/Pallets

Alvis Materials
9560 State Route 128, Miamitown, Ohio 45041; 513-353-3333

Accepts pallets and untreated wood. Wood products can not be colored, no metal (nails are ok), and no plastic.
www.alvismaterials.com

Ifco Systems
10725 Evendale Dr., Cincinnati, Ohio 45241; 513-769-0377

Accepts only pallets that are 48 x 40. Only pick-up if 400+ and business has a dock location.
http://www.ifcosystems.de/eu/DE/de/?cl=33

Irvine Wood Recovery Inc.
110 Glendale-Milford Rd., Miamiville, Ohio 45147; 513-831-0060

Can customize plan to meet any pallet disposal problem whether, onsite grinding or staging trailers for pallet pick-up. Reusable pallets of any size are accepted free or possible compensation. Scrap pallets subject to a reasonable charge.
http://www.irvinewoodrecovery.com/ 
lirvine@irvinewoodrecovery.com

RDA Recycling
3195 Dayton Xenia Rd., Ste 900, Dayton, Ohio 45434-6391; 800-438-9770

Accepts pallets and loose wood from commercial recyclers.
http://www.rdarecycling.com/

Sabic Polymer Shapes
11086 Deerfield Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45242; 513-936-9666

Accepts 4' x 8', 5' x 8', 6' x  8', and 4' x 10' size pallets only that are in good condition.
http://www.sabicpolymershapes.com/polyshapes/en/Home/Home/home.html

Spartan Supply
942 Old State Route 122, Lebanon, Ohio 45036; 513-932-6954

Accepts 48" X 40" pallets for repair and recycling. Also sell new and refurbished 48" X 40" pallets, plus odd size pallets.
http://www.spartansupply.biz/

Westside Pallet
2454 Petersburg, Hebron, KY 41048; 859-781-4888

Manufacturers of new & recycled pallets, crates, boxes, mulch, and skids.
No website.
westsidepallettr@fuse.net

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Yard Waste

Alvis Materials
SR 128, Miamitown, Ohio 45041; 513-353-3333

Branches not to exceed 6" in diameter.
http://www.alvismaterials.com/

Bzak Landscaping
931 Round Bottom Rd., Milford, Ohio 45150; 513-831-0907

Equipment can be rented with their operator.
http://www.bzak.com/

Evans Landscaping
4229 Round Bottom Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45244; 513-271-1119

Equipment can be rented. Also accepts concrete, drywall (unpainted), blacktop, brick, block.
www.evanslandscaping.com/fw/main/Home-1.html

H. Hafner & Sons
5445 Wooster Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45226; 513-321-1895.

http://www.hafners.com/

Rumpke
3800 Struble Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45251; 513-741-2609

Equipment cannot be rented. Locking/non locking dumpsters available.
http://www.rumpke.com/

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Yogurt Containers

Whole Foods (all Cincinnati area stores); 513-531-8015

Accepts corks, #5 plastic tubs i.e. yogurt containers, butter tubs, sour cream containers, etc.
http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/blog/whole-story/small-steps-add-gimme-5-recycling

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