While Custom Holiday Lights is actively looking for local recycling options for your old holiday lights this year, there are many companies that will take your old Christmas lights and recycle them for you, if you can simply ship them. Reasons for this growing industry of recycling light strands are that scrap metal dealers want the copper in the wires and others just want to help contribute to our planet’s lifeline. While we throw away an average of 2 million pounds of lights per year, this approach can help keep it our of our landfills and back in re-circulation. So, instead of trashing those old lights, head to the post office – some companies will even offer a coupon for product on their website! Here are 3 reputable businesses we have found:

The Refining Company

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