Christmas light strands cannot be recycled through curbside recycling programs. They become tanglers in the machines during the recycling process.

Decorative frames or metal sculptures with lights strung through them may be disassembled and discarded/recycled in separate pieces.

Please locate electronics recycling programs or use the following companies to safely and responsibly dispose of your light strands.

Holiday LEDs
PO BOX 683
Brooklyn, MI 49230
866-492-4330

See their website for more information on how to package the lights to reduce your shipping costs.

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Kent County Recycling & Education Center
977 Wealthy SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
616-632-7920

Accepts residential recycling and consumer electronics. Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) monitors & TVs are not accepted at this location.

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North Kent Recycling & Waste Center
2908 10 Mile Rd NE
Rockford, MI 49341
616-632-7920

Accepts the following items for recycling: residential recycling, appliances, electronics, tires, cardboard, Christmas lights, and propane tanks.  Accepts general refuse for disposal.  Some items may have fees associated with them.

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Padnos
800-442-3509

Accepts scrap metals, wire, radiators, appliances, plastics, office and household electronics, computer components and accessories, satellite (DISH or Direct TV) dishes, and other e-waste.  Please visit the website for a complete list of what is or is not accepted for recycling at each location.

Multiple locations.

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South Kent Recycling & Waste Center
10300 South Kent Drive SW
Byron Center, MI 49315
616-632-7920

Accepts the following items for recycling: appliances, electronics, tires, cardboard, Christmas lights, and propane tanks.  Accepts general refuse for disposal.  Some items may have fees associated with them.

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