Plastic Furniture

On-Call/Bulky Item Collection Put in Garbage/Landfill Blue Line Transfer

Plastic furniture can be collected as garbage. If too large to fit in an available cart or bin, it can be collected through the On-Call/Bulky Item Collection Program or taken to Blue Line Transfer (charges apply).

Plastic furniture taken to Blue Line Transfer can be recycled as long as it is made entirely from one type of plastic.

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Remove Non-Plastic Pieces

If your plastic furniture contains metal screws or some other kind of non-plastic part, you’ll need to break it down and separate those pieces before you can recycle it.

Ways to Reduce

Purchase Furniture That Will Last

It’ll be better for the environment (and your wallet) if you buy plastic furniture that’s of good quality and won’t break easily or have to be thrown out shortly after you’ve bought it. You could also opt for metal or wooden furniture. Here’s a list of things to look for if you’re buying.

Did You Know?

The Environmental Benefits of Plastic Furniture

Plastic has gotten a bad rap for a lot of good reasons, but plastic furniture doesn’t come in last on the eco-friendly furniture list. Not only can plastic furniture last for a very long time, but when it’s made from recycled materials, it uses fewer resources and supports the market for upcycled materials.