Holiday Lights Recycling

Sarah Edwards

Have a busted strand of lights? Cat attack the tree again? Before you send the strand to the landfill, consider visiting a recycling drop off location. The copper, metal, and plastic from the lights will be separated and recycled in these specialized processes. Due to the specific process needed, be sure to keep holiday lights out of your curbside recycling bin. If sent to a curbside recycling sorting facility, the lights can tangle equipment and cause potential harm to workers.  

Instead, find your holiday lights a new home by visiting the sites below for a location near you:

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