How to Dispose of Windshield Wipers Responsibly

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When it's time to replace your windshield wipers, it's important to dispose of them properly to avoid sending them to the landfill. Here are some responsible methods for disposing of windshield wipers:

1. Recycling: Check with your local recycling center or waste management facility to see if they accept windshield wipers for recycling. Some facilities have the capability to recycle the rubber blades and metal frames separately.

2. Reuse: If your windshield wipers are still in good condition, consider donating them to a local car repair shop or auto parts store. They may be able to use them for parts or offer them to customers as a more affordable alternative.

Please note that windshield wipers are not hazardous or considered a safety risk, but it's still important to dispose of them responsibly. By recycling or donating them, you're helping to reduce waste and promote sustainability.