Seattle Public Utilities

How to recycle

Hand Tools

Donate hand tools in good condition to local thrift stores.

Resell or give it away using sites like Craigslist, Freecycle, and Buy Nothing.

In recycling

  • Metal tools 3 inches or more in size
  • Can include small amounts of wood, rubber, or plastic

In garbage

  • Metal tools less than 3 inches
  • Tools that contain large amounts of rubber, wood, or plastic

Decrease waste: Choose reusable items or donate to thrift stores.