Coat hangers

Coat and clothing hangers are NOT recyclable with your bottles and cans. The wire damages the sorting equipment, and the plastics are not the types accepted (rigid containers).  coat hangers

However, most coat hangers can be reused or recycled elsewhere.

Most dry cleaners will take back wire hangers for reuse.  Please remove paper and foam.  

Some thrift stores will accept plastic and wooden hangers for use or sale.

When purchasing clothing, decline to take the hangers with them; the store may reuse them.

For more information visit Recycle Nation