Let's walk through your laundry room for the most common items we'll find.
Boxes from items like powder laundry detergent and dryer sheets
Liquid laundry detergent, fabric softener, bleach, stain remover spray bottles and tubes, powder laundry detergent, laundry packs, pet carpet cleaner spray bottles, cleaning wipes tubes, and air freshener spray bottles
How to Recycle in the Laundry Room
You might already have a trash bin in your laundry room. If you have extra space, add a bin for recycling. Once the bin is full you can empty it into your recycling cart for pick-up. This makes recycling in the laundry room quick and easy!
For specific materials, follow these steps.
Glass and Plastics
Give them a quick rinse
Leave the labels on
Throw the pump dispenser in the trash
Flatten boxes of all sizes to leave plenty of space in your cart
What Isn't Recyclable?
Pump and spray dispensers
The plastic bag or pouch that some laundry packs come in
Lint and dryer sheets
Plastic laundry baskets or hampers
When In Doubt, Throw It Out
Remember, if you're not sure if an item is recyclable, throw it out. This helps keep our recycling clean and free of materials that cannot be recycled.