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Posted by: Andy_Johnson on 03/20/2014 10:47 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 03/21/2014 11:15 AM
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Clothing, Shoes and Household Textiles Recycling Program

San Andreas, CA...Calaveras County Department of Public Works, Integrated Waste Management is pleased to announce that we have partnered with U’SAgain to recycle household clothing, shoes and textiles. U’SAgain is a for-profit enterprise promoting recycling and the responsible reuse of clothes, shoes and household textiles. U’SAgain is dedicated to helping the environment by extending the life of clothes and keeping them out of landfills. Clothing, shoes and textiles should no longer be placed in the trash...




Textiles that can be placed in the recycling bins include all clothing, shoes and other household textiles as listed below. The textiles can be of any condition whether soiled, stained or torn. All materials must be clean and dry; and dropped off in tied plastic bags. A sturdy plastic bag protects the clothes from dirt and simplifies handling.

All clothing, regardless of their condition, includes, but is not limited to:
Pants, shirts, blouses, skirts, dresses
Jackets, coats
Shorts, t-shirts
Underwear, socks, bras and slips
Hats, mittens, gloves, scarves
Shoes, sneakers, flip-flops
Bedding, sheets, pillows, blankets, table linens
Belts, purses
Robes, slippers
Shower curtains, drapes
Towels, washcloths
Stuffed animals
Yarn, cut cloth

The following are not acceptable in the textile recycling bins: Wet materials, mattresses, furniture, appliances, carpet, toys & trash. Please do not place any items outside of the bins.

Most plastic toys are recyclable and can be placed in your mixed recycling.
Mattresses and furniture should be taken to Rock Creek for disposal.
The County participates in a recycling program for carpeting and padding at the Rock Creek Solid Waste Facility and there are 4 locations to recycle your appliances.



www.CalaverasRecycles.org
(209) 754-6403


Calaveras County’s Recycling Bin locations for Clothing, Shoes and Textiles

1. Las Trace Marias, 7998 Hwy 12, Wallace CA 95254
2. Burson Full Gospel Church, 3201 HWY 12, Burson, CA 95225
3. Mar-Val Food Stores, 55 HWY 26, Valley Springs, CA 95252
4. Valley Springs Dollar Plus, 54 California Street, Valley Springs, CA 95252
5. Shell Gas Station Village Mart, 10 Vista Del Lago Drive, Valley Springs, CA 95252
6. San Andreas Mini Mart, 401 E St Charles Street, San Andreas, CA 95249
7. Treats Grocery Store, 197 E. St Charles Street, San Andreas, CA 95249
8. Shell Gas Station, 326 E. St Charles Street, San Andreas, CA 95249
9. Wendell’s Restaurant, Hwy 49 at Center Street, Mokelumne Hill, CA 95245
10. KC’s Korner, 22623 HWY 26, West Point, CA 95255
11. West Point Community Covenant Church, 22264 Hwy 26, West Point, CA 95225
12. Wilseyville General Store, 4052 Blizzard Mine Road, Wilseyville, CA 95257
13. Golden Spur Mini Mart, 6579 Railroad Flat Road, Mountain Ranch, CA 95246
14. B-Secured Storage, 49 Cosmic Court, Copperopolis, CA 95228
15. Altaville Market, 324 S Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95221
16. Shell Gas Station, 714 S. Main Street, Angels Camp, CA 95222
17. Arnold Rental Tools @ Mark Twain Center, 320 N. Main Street, Angels Camp, 95222
18. Murphys Village Mart, 138 E HWY 4, Murphys, CA 95247
19. Next!, 220 Big Trees Road, Murphys, CA 95247
20. Arnold Chevron, 960 HWY 4, Arnold, CA 95223
21. Arnold Building Supply, 1771 HWY 4, Arnold, CA 95223
22. Rock Creek Solid Waste Facility, 12021 Hunt Road, Milton CA


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Local Donations
Posted on: 2014-03-23 08:40:00   By: Anonymous
 
Donate your clothing and household goods to local non-profits and thrift stores that benefit your community. You can also receive a tax deductible donation. This recycler is an international organization that pays business owners stipends for placing their bins on business' property. Many Bay Area cities and counties have already begun restricting and eliminating these bins from their cities due to their blight and over-use. Do not support these for-profit bins in our mountain communities.

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    Re: Local Donations
    Posted on: 2014-03-24 10:56:38   By: Anonymous
     
    Go to their website, www.CalaverasRecycles.org and see that it is not intended to take away from the local donations, but to divert the materials out of the landfill. Thrift stores don't want everything that is donated and these bins will provide a way to recycle (even for a profit) those materials. Please support the program. Just because the bay area folks have 'blight' doesn't mean the mountain folks will be the same.

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