Repurpose Items that can’t be Recycled

Heartland Animal Shelter:  newspaper, towels, blankets

Kohl Childrens’ Museum:  clean plastic caps and lids, corks, CDs, gift wrap and mailing tubes, keys, paper, envelopes, small wood pieces, matte, foam, and poster board, sewing notions, trim, yarn, and thread, buttons, tissue paper

Northbrook Library:  drop off books you no longer want to be resold or reused; no encyclopedias, text books, or magazines please

Fleet Feet:  drop off shoes at any of their stores (nearest one: 800 Waukegan Road, Deerfield)

Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods:  art supplies (please call for more specific info)

Cleaners:  check with your local cleaner to see if they can reuse their hangers