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Avoid single use plastics for common household items. Go to werefillit.com. You can use one quart canning jars for items like soaps, detergents and shampoos.
For those living outside of town, a pick up location in town is currently available for specific days. You will need to order a week ahead, and then go to the location with your containers at the specified date and time. For December, the date is Wednesday the 30th. For details, call 541 687 1950 or email email@example.com.
Use bar shampoo instead of buying shampoo in single use plastic bottles.
Hypoallergenic ecofriendly laundry strips with no plastic in packaging. Go to https://www.tru.earth/
Lane County in partnership with EcoGeneration is offering #2, #4 and #5 plastics take-back events throughout Lane County. EcoGeneration works with Lane County as a registered "Community Collector" and accepts clean, label-free plastics coded #2, #4, or #5 from the public.
Due to county wide closures, EcoGeneration is unable to collect recycling until 2021.
Cottage Grove Recycling Take-Back
Cottage Grove Community Center
Second Saturday of the Month
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Creswell Recycling Take-Back
Creswell Public Library (Parking Lot)
Third Saturday of the Month
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Eugene Recycling Take-Back
Hilyard Community Center
11:00 am - 12:00 pm (ONLY seniors and people with disabilities)
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm general public
Florence Recycling Take-Back
Florence Events Center
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
St. Vincent de Paul will accept #6 block and packing peanut Styrofoam at the following locations:Division Store: 201 Division Avenue, EugeneSeneca Store: 705 South Seneca Road, EugeneMain Street Store: 4555 Main Street, Springfield
Recycling date. EcoGeneration has a Eugene date scheduled for plastics take back. Their waste stream of recyclables is much broader than we have been accustomed to, but you have to sort and prepare carefully. Here is a link to their schedule and materials collected. https://www.ecogeneration.org/recycling-take-backs --Sunday, November 29 at Sheldon Community Center.
Garten, 2345 Broadway,Eugene, OR
541 868 1550
Accepts bottles and jugs, #1's and #2's. Must be screw top type of container, holding at least 6 ounces. Must be clean, but labels don't need to be removed. Call 541-868-1550 to make an appointment, then deliver to 2345 W Broadway, Eugene.