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    CPST/Firefighter Judi's Avatar
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    list of car seat recycling centers by state: please add yours

    I will update with posts to this thread, and make a list.

    California:

    -Burbank
    -The Burbank Recycle Center has scrap metal/plastic bins. You may put recyclable car seats in the scrap plastic bin but you must first remove all fabric, foam, and other non-plastic or metal parts (excepting labels) from the car seat. (The scrap plastic and metal bins are located at the back of the Recycle Center, just dump it in the one marked for plastic.)

    -City of Los Angeles
    -If you are served by the City of Los Angeles Sanitation Department, you may remove harness, covers, and any comfort foam (so, strip down to the plastic, metal, and EPS/EPP foam) and place in your blue bin for curbside recycling.



    Colorado:

    -Boulder:
    http://www.carseatprogram.com/car-se...g-program.html


    Maryland:

    -Some counties take carseats in curbside recycling. You can contact MD KISS to find out.

    Michigan:

    Recycle Ann Arbor
    2420 South Industrial Highway
    Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    (734) 662-6288
    Fax: (734) 662-7749
    E-mail: info@recycleannarbor.org

    There is a $3 fee and the seat must be stripped as seen here: http://www.a2gov.org/government/publ...bor%202011.pdf[/QUOTE]


    Nebraska:

    Offutt Collision Repair
    10106 S 15th Street (Corner of 15th & Cornhusker)
    Bellevue, NE 68123
    http://www.ocrinc.com



    New York:

    -Clinton County:
    http://pressrepublican.com/0100_news...hild-car-seats

    Oregon:

    -Dallas:
    Garten
    888 SE Monmouth Cut Off Rd # G
    Dallas, OR 97338-9564
    (503) 831-1188


    -Portland:
    Legacy Health
    Recycling Center
    Monday - Friday,
    10:30am-2:30pm
    1331 NW 21st Ave. Portland, OR 97209
    503.413.6066
    http://www.childsafetyseat.org/pdf/r...tions_2010.pdf

    Utah:

    Contact your local recycling center.

    Washington:

    -Spokane:-
    you may drop off seats for recycling at any of our scheduled carseat checkup events. Fedex takes our shipments of seats free of charge to Legacy Emmanuel's recycle center in Portland, OR. as we do not have a recycler here that will dispose of them properly.
    Last edited by Jeanum; 03-25-2012 at 06:54 PM. Reason: OP request

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    Re: list of car seat recycling centers by state: please add yours

    new one for Colorado -

    http://5280host.com/drive-smart/eds-recycling-program

    I'm not sure the one in the previous post is still taking seats. Apparently it was basically an individual who got overwhelmed by seats being dropped off constantly.

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    Re: list of car seat recycling centers by state: please add yours

    Here are some more recycling centers in Utah.

    • URECYCLE - 2064 W Alexander St (2410 S)
    • SLVHD South Main Clinic - 3690 S Main St
    • West Valley City Hall - 3600 S Constitution Blvd
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    Dd1 age 17 (seatbelt), Dd2 age 15 (seatbelt), Ds1 age 14 (seatbelt), Dd4 age 12 (Seatbelt), Ds2 age 10 (Probooster), Dd4 age 7 (rstv), and dd5 age 1 (rfing Pria)

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    Re: list of car seat recycling centers by state: please add yours

    I happened to google car seat recycling and found some info that I don't believe is here yet.

    In the CA, Marin County 2011 newsletter there was a blurb stating:
    Serviceable clean car seats can be donated at most
    any California Highway Patrol office. Call ahead.
    chp.ca.gov
    You can pay to ship your car seat to babyearth.com in texas and they will recycle the car seat or other baby equipment. They say that all usable parts (like covers) will be shipped to other countries to be used some other way. http://www.babyearth.com/renew

    New Jersey, Morristown has car seat recycling.
    http://www.nj.com/morristown/momstot...ent_a_big.html

    North Carolina, Wake County accepts car seats, but they have to be in good condition with all attachments, so it sounds fishy. Maybe they recycle by using them again?
    http://www.wakegov.com/recycling/bus...ialdropoff.htm
    Christine *mom* to

    Dd1 age 17 (seatbelt), Dd2 age 15 (seatbelt), Ds1 age 14 (seatbelt), Dd4 age 12 (Seatbelt), Ds2 age 10 (Probooster), Dd4 age 7 (rstv), and dd5 age 1 (rfing Pria)

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    Re: list of car seat recycling centers by state: please add yours

    City of Los Angeles: If you are served by the City of Los Angeles Sanitation Department, you may remove harness, covers, and any comfort foam (so, strip down to the plastic, metal, and EPS/EPP foam) and place in your blue bin for curbside recycling.
    CPST and Mom to Emma, 15, Bridget, 13, Maggie, 11, Katie Sue, 6, Jimmy, born May 2019,
    and Becky, waiting for us as part of our eternal family.
    Our '02 Odyssey, car seats, and seatbelts saved our lives. Now riding in a '13 Odyssey!

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    Re: list of car seat recycling centers by state: please add yours

    I just realized: CoLA would not accept a car seat or base that included electronics or batteries (this probably applies to most curbside programs.) So no recycling a Summer Infant Prodigy base or a Renolux Tattletale.
    CPST and Mom to Emma, 15, Bridget, 13, Maggie, 11, Katie Sue, 6, Jimmy, born May 2019,
    and Becky, waiting for us as part of our eternal family.
    Our '02 Odyssey, car seats, and seatbelts saved our lives. Now riding in a '13 Odyssey!

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    Re: list of car seat recycling centers by state: please add yours

    Ok, I can't add to the list. No edit button. Please, keep adding though.

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    Re: list of car seat recycling centers by state: please add yours

    Is there anything in Canada? Specifically Northern BC or Alberta?

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    Re: list of car seat recycling centers by state: please add yours

    There are a bunch in Los Angeles County. Here is the current pdf from SafetyBeltSafe with the centers all listed with drop off times/locations/days and contact numbers.

    http://carseat.org/Recycling%20locations.pdf

    And my attempt to paste the text:

    TMC Horizon Inc.
    1315 East 4th Street, Pomona
    91766. 562/692-2700
    Drop off Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


    The Children’s Collective Inc.
    255 East 28th
    Street, Los Angeles 90011.
    213/747-4046
    Call to schedule a drop-off.

    Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Injury Prevention Program
    4650 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 90027. 323/361-4697
    Drop off main entrance, 1st Friday of each month, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.


    Miller Children's Hospital, Long Beach Family Resource Center
    2801 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach 90806. 562/933-9151
    Drop off on Mondays and Wednesdays,
    Long Beach Blvd. entrance, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. OR call to schedule a drop
    -off in driveway OR park in structure (free for 30 minutes) and go to 2nd floor.

    Belmont Kidz
    2734 E. Broadway, Long Beach 90803. 562/433-9151 (contact: Maggie)
    www.belmontkidz.com www.facebook.com/belmontkidz

    Kids Double Time
    715 Torrance Blvd., Redondo Beach 90277. 310/542-4407
    Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Kidz Head 2 Toe Children's Resale Boutique
    5467 E. Carson Street, Long Beach 90808. 562/627-5438 (contact: Christina)
    www.kidzhead2toe.com www.facebook.com/KIDZH2T

    New Economics for Women
    201 North Beacon Street, San Pedro 90731. 310/519-8221
    Drop-off location next to parking garage entrance on Beacon Street; call to schedule a drop-off.

    New Economics for Women
    7500 Alabama Avenue, Canoga Park
    91303. 818/887-3877
    Entrance at corner of Saticoy and Alabama-Purple Building. Call to schedule drop-off
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    SafeKids Greater Grand Rapids (Michigan) will take them at any of our weekly events. And for fun. Our recycled seats at our Kohls event last weekend!!



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    Quote Originally Posted by trinalb View Post
    Is there anything in Canada? Specifically Northern BC or Alberta?
    For Alberta:

    http://kidseatrecyclers.ca/

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    Re: list of car seat recycling centers by state: please add yours

    Arizona - I just saw this on the news today! This event is over, but there are LOTS of locations for drop off now. Yay!

    http://www.phoenixchildrens.org/site...at%20flyer.pdf

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    Re: list of car seat recycling centers by state: please add yours

    I work with the CCASF in Colorado and I accept seats for recycle through that program if you want to add me as a contact, folks are welcome to PM me about it.
    Emma
    CPST-I & Colorado Mama to 5 year old Sam & 1 year old Grace, riding in a Frontier and a Coccoro.

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    Re: list of car seat recycling centers by state: please add yours

    North Carolina

    Raleigh, NC
    North Wake Multi-Material Recycling Facility: 9029 Deponie Drive, Raleigh, NC 27614
    South Wake Multi-Material Recycling Facility: 6130 Old Smithfield Road, Apex, NC 27502

    they take seats that are in "usable condition" and send them overseas to 3rd world countries to be used.


    I just got off the phone with the guy that was over the program just to make sure because I was confused when it said car seats must include all attachments.

    http://www.wakegov.com/recycling/bus...ialdropoff.htm
    Mommy to S (10/23/13) riding in a cowmoo pavilion and a RA50

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    Re: list of car seat recycling centers by state: please add yours

    To be used as?

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    Re: list of car seat recycling centers by state: please add yours

    Tooele, UT

    Green Box Recycling
    Army Depot off of hwy 112

    They will accept car seats for recycling!

    http://greenboxrecycling.com/
    Christine *mom* to

    Dd1 age 17 (seatbelt), Dd2 age 15 (seatbelt), Ds1 age 14 (seatbelt), Dd4 age 12 (Seatbelt), Ds2 age 10 (Probooster), Dd4 age 7 (rstv), and dd5 age 1 (rfing Pria)

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    Re: list of car seat recycling centers by state: please add yours

    Nebraska
    Offutt Collision Repair
    10106 S 15th Street (Corner of 15th & Cornhusker)
    Bellevue, NE 68123
    http://www.ocrinc.com
    April Senior checker / Special needs trained
    DD1 10.5yrs Harmony cruz
    DD2 6.5yrs PKWY SG
    DD3 5yrs FF GN

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    Re: list of car seat recycling centers by state: please add yours

    Michigan:

    Recycle Ann Arbor
    2420 South Industrial Highway
    Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    (734) 662-6288
    Fax: (734) 662-7749
    E-mail: info@recycleannarbor.org

    There is a $3 fee and the seat must be stripped as seen here: http://www.a2gov.org/government/publ...bor%202011.pdf

    Crystal, CPST Mama to Zoe 11/30/2006 , Ollie 1/3/2010 , Eli 9/24/2012 and Baby Isabel 7/23/2015

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