Recycling "Hard-to-Recycle" Items

Here is an easy reference guide to assist in finding the right place to send the specific hard-to-recycle item from our Shredding Company - J&K Shredding.  We hope you find it helpful and put it to good use!

Medical Equipment


Project Cure

Caring Hearts Lending Closet

  • CHLendingCloset [at]  
  • The Blue Church at 940 Baltimore Pike, Springfield
  • 484-463-7603
  • Accepting most durable medical equipment

Cell Phones


Cell phones for Soldiers

  • Local Drop off Locations:
  • Karma Salon & Spa – 113 West Baker Street, Media, PA 19063
  • Collingdale Fire Company Number 1 – 510 Clifton Avenue, Collingdale, PA 19023

More Than a Phone

  • Assist domestic violence survivors by providing free phones and data.
  • Local Drop off Location:
  • TCC
  • 902 E Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, PA 19348

Big Sky Recycling

  • Send 5 or more, they will send you a prepaid label. They will give instructions on wiping your device of data.
  • Most Cell Phone Company stores, like Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile will recycle your phone. 
  • Apple will accept ipods, iphones and other Apple devices for recycling.

Sports and Recreational Equipment


Play it Again Sports

  • 1004 Lancaster Ave, Berwyn, PA 19312
  • Accepts a wide variety of sports and fitness equipment.

Nespresso Coffee Pods

  • Can be recycled at some Williams Sonoma locations including: 
    • 937 Baltimore Pike Suite E-100, Glen Mills
    • King of Prussia Mall location.



National Crayon Recycling Program

Wine Corks


Cork Club

  • They recycle both real cork and synthetic corks, 500 Gulf Fwy, Building 6
  • Houston, TX 77204

Local Free Items



Glasses and Hearing Aids


Lions Club

  • NJ Lions Eyeglass Recycling Center- PO Box 7263, West Trenton, NJ 08628

Hearing Aid Project