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Packaging Reuse Options

Below is a list of local businesses and community groups that accept clean, used packaging materials (in good condition) for reuse.

Please call in advance to verify and for details. Please contact us if you have any updates or corrections for this chart.

Note: “Biodegradable” packing peanuts are not accepted for reuse by any of the organizations listed in this chart, and should be placed in the trash.
TownStorePhoneStyrofoam peanutsBubble wrapPacking "pillows"Cardboard boxes
ColchesterGlobal Garage Sale(802) 655-4443yesyesyesyes
Essex/Essex JunctionThe UPS Store(802) 879-6959noyesyesno
Ribbon Recyclers(802) 878-0515yesyesyesyes
HinesburgTimes Two Collectibles(802) 482-3322yesyesnoyes
JerichoSnowflake Chocolates
(Bring in reusable packaging and receive a chocolate sample!)
(802) 899-3373yes (in plastic bags only -- no boxes, please)yesnono
ShelburneCopy Ship Fax Plus(802) 985-8713yesyesyesno
Shelburne Country Store(802) 985-3657yesyesnono
South BurlingtonLefties Only(802) 862-1114noyes; and clean, dry newspaperyesno
The UPS Store(802) 860-7428noyesyesno
WillistonLeZot Camera Center(802) 662-4932yesyes; small onlynono
The UPS Store(802) 872-8455noyesyesno