COVID-19 RECYCLING: 

DO NOT RECYCLE PPE, DISPOSABLE MASKS; 

DO MAKE CLOTH MASKS!

 

Do Not Recycle Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment includes gowns, gloves, masks, goggles and more. With all of the health and safety precautions being taken currently, recycling facilities have seen an influx of non-recyclable Personal Protective Equipment.

 

Gloves

If you are using disposable latex, nitrile, or polyurethane gloves, please throw them in the trash after use. Do not place them in the recycling. Ideally, you might find some washable gloves that you could reuse.

 

Masks

If you are using disposable masks, please throw them in the trash after use. Do not place them in the recycling. Ideally you could sterilize them with alcohol after each use so they might be used multiple times. Also you could make a reusable cloth mask. 

 

Medical Supplies

CPAP masks, ventilator tubes, or any other PPE or medical equipment are not recyclable. Unfortunately, the medical system does not have take-back or recycling programs in place so please throw these items in the trash after use. Do not place them in the recycling.

 

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