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Disposal options

Reuse is the best option for any hanger. Some local organizations that sell used clothing might welcome your hangers. See our reuse options page for a list of such organizations.

Hanger recycling options are limited:

  • Wire hangers (including those coated with rubber) are recyclable in the scrap-metal bin, at no charge, at all Drop-Off Centers.
  • Wooden hangers may be put in the “clean wood” bunker where available at a Drop-Off Center ONLY IF the wood has not been glued, stained or otherwise coated with a finish.
  • All other hangers must be disposed of as trash.

Please do not put any hanger, of any material, in your recycling bin.