Recycling

At the toy library we believe in recycling!  We have many different items that our members can recycle at the toy library.  Members of the toy library have volunteered to make this possible for all members! Take a look at what we take, print this out or bookmark the page for future reference.

What We Recycle at the Minneapolis Toy Library:

Cereal bags (Terracycle program)

Crayons (The Crayon Initiative where they turn them into brand new crayons and give them to children in hospitals)

Textiles (we have volunteered to be a non official hub to bring textiles, which are then brought to the Hennepin County drop off facilities where they recycle the materials)

(torn or stained clothing, shoes, belts, backpacks, blankets, comforters, sheets, curtains, tablecloths, towels, fabric 2 ft x 1 ft or larger)

Oral Care products (Terracycle program)

(toothbrushes, deodorant containers and caps, toothpaste tubes and caps, soap packaging, floss containers)

Personal care and beauty supplies (Terracycle program)

(shampoo and conditioner caps, hair gel tubes and caps, hair spray triggers, hair paste caps, lip balm tubes and caps, soap dispensers and tubes, body wash caps, lotion dispensers and caps, lipstick cases, lip gloss tubes, mascara tubes, eyeshadow cases, bronzer cases, foundation packaging, powder cases, eyeliner cases, eyeliner pencils, eyeshadow tubes, concealer tubes, concealer sticks, lip liner pencils)

Watch your email for updates on recycling other items from time to time.

 

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