Recycling @ the Library

Recycling @ the Gardiner Library

The Gardiner Library has organized a permanent "recycling station" in the foyer of the library. Items taken are not accepted at our local transfer station. Items accepted include:

Oral care products (emprty toothpaste tubes, toothbrushes, floss containers)
Pens, highlighers, markers and caps
Pencils (mechanical and wooden)
Razors and outer packaging
Empty inkjet and laser toner cartridges

Contact Nicole at to learn more.

Bags to Bench Challenge

Recycle plastic bags, films and wraps into a bench for the Gardiner Library! Trex, the world's largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking products will repurpose our plastic bags and films into a bench that will be donated to the library.

We had 6 months to collect 500 pounds of plastic and we did it in 2! We will participate in another challenge begining November 1st. We will start to collect plastic again on November 1st.

What can be recycled?

Grocery bags, Bread bags, Bubble wrap, Dry cleaning bags, Newspaper sleeves, Ice bags, Plastic shipping envelopes, Ziploc and other reclosable food storage bags, Cereal bags, Case overwrap, Salt bags, Pallet wrap, and Produce bags.