Recycle holiday lights
Do you have a pile of burned-out holiday lights? Are you replacing old holiday lights with energy-efficient LED (light-emitting diode) lights? Don't throw out your holiday lights - recycle them! Holiday lights recycling programs take your old light strands and recycle the copper wire inside them.
Several retailers and other organizations accept holiday lights for recycling. For drop-off programs, call first if possible to confirm they are taking the lights, to get more specific location information, and to see when the programs run.
- Christmas-Light-Source.com external link - Mail-in recycling program – Sender pays postage.
- HolidayLEDs.com external link – Mail-in recycling program – Sender pays postage.
- Home Depot external link home improvement stores. Ask at customer service counters. Some Home Depot stores may not be participating in this program. Program may end in late November.
- McLendon Hardware external link – All 7 Puget Sound area locations external link .
Other businesses and organizations may also offer holiday lights recycling programs. When shopping for new holiday lights at retailers, ask if they have a program. Thanks for recycling your holiday lights!
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