Bathroom

Which items in your bathroom can you put out for curbside recycling in Gwinnett County, take to a drop-off recycling or donation center, or mail in for recycling? Find out below! If an item can be dropped off or mailed in, click the blue YES button for more information. Know what you’re looking for? Use the search bar at the upper right of the table to get there quickly. 

ItemPut out for Gwinnett County curbside recycling pickup*Take to a local drop-off location for recycling or donationMail in for recycling
Air freshener products and packagingNONOYES
Batteries (alkaline)NOYESNO
Batteries (button)NOYESNO
Batteries (cell phone)NOYESNO
Batteries (lithium)NOYESNO
Batteries (rechargeable)NOYESYES
Blush and bronzer cases (empty)NONOYES
Body wash bottles and caps (empty)YESYESYES
Concealer tubes or sticks (empty)NONOYES
Conditioner bottles and caps (empty)YESYESYES
Contact lenses and packaging (Bausch + Lomb brand only)NONOYES
Cotton ballsNONONO
Curling ironsNOYESNO
Deodorant containers (empty)NONOYES
Eyeshadow cases and tubes (empty)NONOYES
Face masksNONONO
Fitness trackersNOYESNO
Floss containers (empty)NONOYES
Foundation packaging (empty)NONOYES
Hair curlersNOYESNO
Hair dryersNOYESNO
Hair gel tubs and tubes (empty)NONOYES
Hairspray aerosol cans (empty)YESYESNO
Hair straightenersNOYESNO
Heart monitorsNOYESNO
Latex/rubber glovesNONONO
Lip balm tubes (empty)NONOYES
Lip liner pencilsNONOYES
Lip gloss tubes (empty)NONOYES
Lipstick tubes (empty)NONOYES
Lotion bottles (empty; dispenser removed)YESYESYES
Lotion dispenser pumpsNONOYES
Lotion tubes (empty)NONOYES
Mascara tubes (empty)NONOYES
Medicine bottles (empty)NOYESNO
Mirrors (framed)NOYESNO
Mouthwash bottles and caps (empty)YESYESYES
Powder cases (empty)NONOYES
Prescription medicationNOYESNO
Razors, blades, and packagingNONOYES
Shampoo bottles and caps (empty)YESYESYES
Shower doorsNOYESNO
Smoke detectorsNOYESNO
Soap bottles (empty; dispenser removed)YESYESYES
Soap dispenser pumpsNONOYES
ThermometersNOYESNO
TissuesNONONO
Toothbrushes (non-electric)NONOYES
Toothpaste tubes and caps (empty)NONOYES
ToiletsNOYESNO
TowelsNOYESNO
TubsNOYESNO
WipesNONONO
Wisp brushesNONOYES

*Note that curbside recycling information presented here applies only to the Gwinnett County residents who live in unincorporated Gwinnett County. For curbside recycling information specific to your city, click here.

Still looking for something, or want to discover more items to recycle or donate? Explore another room:

  • Kitchen Includes food and drink containers and housewares
  • Bedroom Includes entertainment, hobbies, home electronics, and textiles
  • Office Includes packaging materials, electronics, and writing utensils
  • GarageIncludes chemicals, paint, light bulbs, batteries, and auto parts