Plastic Furniture Special Instructions Curbside Pickup: Schedule a bulky item pickup today! For a lot of bulky items, consider our debris box service. Furniture that is rigid plastic (or metal) can be picked up on our Recycle More program. Rigid plastic furniture smaller than 36″ can go in the recycling cart. Soft plastic furniture and furniture made of multiple materials or of soft plastic that is smaller than 36″ can go in the landfill cart. Facility Dropoff is available for larger items as well. Is your furniture still in usable condition? Donate it! Visit our Donation Locations page for more information. Remove Non-Plastic Pieces If your plastic furniture contains metal screws or some other kind of non-plastic part, you’ll need to break it down and separate those pieces before you can recycle it. Ways to Reduce Avoid Mixed-Material Furniture You can reduce the impact of plastic furniture on the environment by looking for pieces that are made of recycled materials, as well as ones which aren’t made of mixed materials. Look for furniture that’s made entirely of plastic, or that can be separated easily. Purchase Furniture That Will Last It’ll be better for the environment (and your wallet) if you buy plastic furniture that’s of good quality and won’t break easily or have to be thrown out shortly after you’ve bought it. You could also opt for metal or wooden furniture. Here’s a list of things to look for if you’re buying. Did You Know? The Environmental Benefits of Plastic Furniture Plastic has gotten a bad rap for a lot of good reasons, but plastic furniture doesn’t come in last on the eco-friendly furniture list. Not only can plastic furniture last for a very long time, but when it’s made from recycled materials, it uses fewer resources and supports the market for upcycled materials.