Proper Disposal Methods for Loose-Fill Fiberglass Insulation

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If you have loose-fill fiberglass insulation that needs to be disposed of, it's important to do so responsibly. Loose-fill fiberglass is not considered hazardous, but it can be irritating to the skin, eyes, and respiratory system, so it's best to handle it with care. Here are some methods to properly dispose of loose-fill fiberglass insulation:

  • Reuse: If the insulation is in good condition and can be reused, consider donating it to local community centers, charities, or individuals in need of insulation.
  • Recycle: Check with your local recycling center to see if they accept loose-fill fiberglass insulation for recycling. Some centers may have specific requirements for accepting this type of material.
  • Landfill: If you're unable to reuse or recycle the insulation, it can be disposed of in the landfill. However, it's important to bag it properly to prevent it from becoming airborne or causing any issues at the landfill.