FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS
See “MENSTRUAL HYGIENE PRODUCTS”.
Reuse: Some fire extinguishers can be serviced and refilled by a fire extinguisher service company.
Alternatively, contact the Fire Department (508-228-2323) or a fire extinguisher service company about disposal.
Dispose: The American Legion (21 Washington Street) hosts a white mailbox for collecting flags. The Recycling Drop-Off Center and Fire Department also collect flags for proper disposal.
Dispose: Take all flares (residential use) to the Fire Department. Call ahead at 508-228-2323.
Compost: Real flowers are Compostable Waste (C).
Dispose: Fake plastic flowers are Non-Recyclable/Non-Compostable Waste (NRNC).
See “COMPACT FLUORESCENT LAMPS (CFLs)”.
See “ALUMINUM FOIL”.
Donate: The Nantucket Food Pantry (10 Washington Street, 508-901-1329) and Food Rescue Nantucket (508-221-8282) collect non-perishables to redistribute to those in need and to minimize waste.
Donate: See “FOOD” above for donatable food.
Compost: Food waste is Compostable Waste (C).
Scallop shells are collected during the shellfishing season at 188 Madaket Road (the driveway between the Recycling Center/Landfill entrance and the entrance to the DPW Office) for Nantucket’s shell recycling program supporting oyster reef restoration.
Reuse: Furniture in working condition can be posted in a local online free and for sale group for pick-up or brought to the Take-It-or-Leave-It. Some local thrift stores accept donations of some furniture items.
Dispose: Furniture is Non-Recyclable/Non-Compostable Waste (NRNC). Use the Scale House for quantities weighing more than 40 lbs. Mattresses and box springs are recycled and should to the Scale House for drop-off instructions.