Household Items

Styrofoam is a trade name for expanded polystyrene (EPS).Currently, there is no local recycling market for Styrofoam, so pieces should either be reused (i.e. packing peanuts) or disposed of in your regular trash.

Medicine & Needles
Please contact the Ashtabula County Sheriff's department for prescription drug take back. Sharps can be placed in a hard HDPE plastic laundry detergent bottle, heavily duct taped and disposed in your regular trash pickup. Please take caution to avoid accidentally pricking someone else.

Many unwanted books can be donated to local libraries, schools and community centers.

You may drop gently used clothing in good shape at any yellow Planet Aid bin around the county, along with any Salvation Army or Goodwill.