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Reduce/Reuse/Recycle Tips for Specific Items

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NYC residents can search by item or look for specific items to explore how to get rid of their unwanted stuff.

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RRR Tips for Specific Items

AUTOMOTIVE
motor vehicles
antifreeze
batteries - auto
motor oil
oil filters
tires
transmission fluid

BASEMENT/STORAGE
bulky metal & rigid plastic
cleaning products
home improvement (bricks, tools...)  
large appliances (washers, cooling...)
paint
pesticides
thermostats & other mercury devices

HOME OFFICE
bulky metal & rigid plastic
computer equipment
diskettes
furniture - office
paper & cardboard
batteries - rechargeable
toner & ink cartridges

HOBBY
animal bedding & pet supplies
art supplies
cds/dvds/video
musical instruments
sporting goods
theatrical set and props
toys & games

HOUSEHOLD ITEMS
batteries - household 
batteries - rechargeable
 
books
collectibles (antiques, jewelry, art)
electronics (tvs, stereos...)
fire extinguishers
fluorescent bulbs
furniture - home
pressurized gas cylinders
rugs & linens 

KITCHEN
beverage cartons
bottles, cans, and containers
cleaning products
foil
food waste
housewares/kitchen items
large appliances (fridges,stoves...)
paper & cardboard
plastic bags

PERSONAL ITEMS
cell phones
clothing & accessories
collectibles (antiques, jewelry, art)
eyeglasses
household medical waste
syringes & lancets
thermometers

YARD
fall leaves
pesticides
bbq propane tanks

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