Paint contaminates a piece of wood so that it cannot be recycled.
No Treated Wood
Treated wood has toxic chemicals so cannot be recycled. Find out what to do with treated wood here.
Nails & Staples
It’s OK to leave nails and staples in untreated wood, though please remove any that you can yourself.
Ways to Reuse
Repurpose Your Wood
Certain types of wood products can be reused in a variety of different ways. Find out how to repurpose your wood product.