National Recycling Resources

Recycle Nation
Offers a recycling location database with resources nationwide in the U.S. They also have an app and resources related to recycling and donation of used materials.

Donation Town
An organization that connects donators and local charities all over the U.S. to donate clothes and household items. You can arrange pick up service directly on the site. Donation Town does not charge charities or donors to use their website.

Earth 911
This site offers recycling and reuse information for almost anything. You can enter your zip code and it will list recycling facilities or re-use options in your area.

Excess Access
This organization matches up donors of goods to area non-profits, schools, government organizations, etc., that have a designated wish list of items needed.

The Freecycle Network™ is made up of many individual groups across the globe. It’s a grassroots movement of people who are giving (& getting) stuff for free in their own towns. Each local group is run by a local volunteer moderator. See site for more details.

National Recycling Coalition
This is a national non-profit advocacy group with members that span all aspects of waste reduction, reuse and recycling in North America.

Raymond Communications
An organization that tracks global and state-wide legislation on recycling. It has newsletters of state recycling laws, electronic recycling and international recycling laws.

Trash Nothing!
Trash Nothing! is very similar to model. People can post items on the website to give away or request items from others in their local community – and everything is always free with no strings attached. The site supports towns and cities all over the US.