Other Recycling Programs
There are other ways to recycle besides putting items in your blue recycling cart or bin.  You can even help others with your recycling efforts.  Please check out the programs below for other ways to Recycle.

Give the Gift of Sight Program
Find out where you can drop off old eyeglasses or sunglasses so they can be cleaned, repaired, and then given to people throughout the world to help them see better.

Recycle Sneakers and Athletic Shoes
Your old, worn out sneakers and athletic shoes can be converted into basketball courts, tennis courts, athletic fields, or running tracks which are used to create activity areas for kids.  Though there is no drop off location in Fresno, you can mail your shoes to: Nike Recycling Center, c/o Reuse-A-Shoe, 26755 SW 95th Ave., Wilsonville, OR 97070.   

Donate your old Books, Movies, and Music
Instead of throwing your old books, videos, DVD's, or CD's away donate them to your local library.  All branches of the Fresno County Library will gladly accept items that are still in good condition.

Your Old Coats Can Keep Others Warm
Donate your old coats year around to local thrift stores or save them for the annual Coats for Kids drive in November.

Take old clothing and furniture to the numerous thrift stores throughout Fresno.
Salvation Army
Disabled American Veterans Charities of Fresno County

Recycle your Dell Computer
Dell has a free program to collect and recycle it's products, Dell owners simply need to register their PCs and peripherals at "Dell product recycling".  After registering, owners will be issued a printable, pre-paid shipping label for home pick-up of the equipment by DHL.