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Though Columbia Bottle Depots try hard to recycle most materials, there are some that we can not take. 

Some examples of items that we can NOT take include:

  • Hardcover or paperback books (donate or sell them)
  • Rubber bands
  • Drinking glasses, dishes, or ceramics
  • Whole or broken window glass or mirrors
  • Straws
  • Ribbons and bows
  • Spray paint cans
  • Foam peanuts, packing chips, or noodles
  • Blue or pink foam board insulation
  • Napkins or cutlery

For a full list of items please click here and click on the + sign next to the material you would like to know more about.

Please note we do NOT have garbage bins available for public use.  Any garbage that is brought in by customers will have to be taken out by customers.