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 casesNONOYES
Body wash bottles and capsYESYESYES
Concealer tubes or sticksNONOYES
Conditioner bottles and capsYESYESYES
Contact lenses and packaging (Bausch + Lomb brand only)NONOYES
Cotton ballsNONONO
Curling ironsNOYESNO
Deodorant containersNONOYES
Eyeshadow cases and tubesNONOYES
Fitness trackersNOYESNO
Floss containersNONOYES
Foundation packagingNONOYES
Hair curlersNOYESNO
Hair dryersNOYESNO
Hair gel tubs and tubesNONOYES
Hairspray aerosol cans (empty)YESYESNO
Hair straightenersNOYESNO
Heart monitorsNOYESNO
Lip balm tubesNONOYES
Lip liner pencilsNONOYES
Lip gloss tubesNONOYES
Lipstick tubesNONOYES
Lotion bottlesYESYESYES
Lotion dispenser pumpsNONOYES
Lotion tubesNONOYES
Mascara tubesNONOYES
Medicine bottlesYESYESNO
Mirrors (framed)NOYESNO
Mouthwash bottles and capsYESYESYES
Nasal spray (FLONASE brand only)NONOYES
Powder casesNONOYES
Prescription medicationYESNO
Shampoo bottles and capsYESYESYES
Shower doorsNOYESNO
Smoke detectorsNOYESNO
Soap bottlesYESYESYES
Soap dispenser pumpsNONOYES
Toothbrushes (non-electric)NONOYES
Toothpaste tubes and capsNONOYES
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