What can I do with old drywall?

What can I do with old drywall?

In some communities it is possible to take drywall and other construction materials to a local recycling center. Use 1-800-RECYCLING's recycle search tool to find a drywall recycler near you, then check with the recycler to find out if it has any special requirements.

Can you put drywall in the garbage?

If you are keeping some, store it in a dry space since drywall (expect for the special mold-resistant kind) is a hospitable host for mold and mildew. Garbage haulers generally will take it if it is broken down and bagged up.

What is the most sustainable type of wood?

Which woods are most sustainable? Timber is usually classified as either hardwood, from broad leafed trees, such as Beech and Oak, or softwood from conifers like Pine and Fir. Simply because they're replaceable, fast-growing species like Pine trees tend to be more sustainable than slow-growing trees like Oak.

Can you put metal in the black bin?

Heavy metal and electrical items - please take these to a Household waste and recycling centre or Order a Bulky Collection. ... Electrical items - please take these to a Household waste and recycling centre or Order a Bulky Collection.

How many black bins can you have?

black wheelie bin (general refuse) – houses can have one black bin each. green wheelie bin (recycling) – you can have more than one of these bins, if you need. brown wheelie bin (food and garden waste) – you can have more than one of these bins, if you need.

Can I put paint tins in my black bin?

Just as you can't pour paint away, you can't just stick old paint cans in the bin either. ... Once the paint is hard, you can take it to your local household waste and recycling centre to be disposed of appropriately.

What can I put in my black recycling box?

Your black box is for plastics, cans and bottles.

  • Please recycle: Plastic bottles, pots, tubs, trays, unbroken glass bottles and jars, food tins, drink cans, foil, empty aerosol cans.
  • Not for: Plastic bags, film or cups.

What goes in GREY recycling box?

The following can be put in your grey bin:

  • aerosol cans (empty)
  • cardboard (clean)
  • cartons including juice, soup, tomatoes, milk and smoothie containers.
  • Easter egg boxes, plastic egg mouldings and clean foil wrap.
  • Christmas decorations (paper ones without adhesive tape, ribbons and glitter)
  • food and drink cans.

Can I put glass in my recycle bin?

For the most part, glassware that is used in the kitchen and for food items is completely recyclable. Items such as condiment containers, food storage, jars, and more can be put in your recycling bin.