I have some useful items I no longer want, but don’t want to throw them away. How do I go about finding a place that can reuse them?

Do you have worn clothing, outdated electronics or other items that don't belong in your household recycling bin? Don't throw them away. Find out where to recycle, reuse, or repurpose them in Massachusetts by entering the material(s) you want to recycle in the  Beyond the Bin Recycling Directory | RecycleSearch.

You can Google the item name along with the word "reuse" or "recycle" and see what comes up. There are a number of charities that would pick up your unwanted items from your home. In addition, there are several online communities you can post your unwanted items for sale at low or no cost.

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1. What items can be recycled curbside?
2. I have some useful items I no longer want, but don’t want to throw them away. How do I go about finding a place that can reuse them?
3. Can I recycle my vehicle?
4. How do I recycle plastic bags and plastic film packaging?
5. Does Danvers collect recycling from condominiums, apartments or businesses?
6. How do I get my documents shredded?
7. How do I recycle items containing mercury including fluorescent lamps (CFLs), thermostats, thermometers, etc.?
8. How do I recycle rigid plastic items?
9. How do I recycle metal items?
10. How do I recycle textiles?
11. How do I recycle books, DVDs, CDs, video games and other media?
12. How do I recycle electronics?
13. How do I recycle rechargeable (Nickel Cadmium or Lithium) or button batteries?