What to Do with Plastic Coat Hangers: Recycling and Reuse Options

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Coat hangers made of plastic can be recycled, but it's important to check with your local recycling facility to see if they accept them. Some recycling programs do not accept plastic coat hangers because they can get tangled in the sorting equipment.

If your local recycling facility does not accept plastic coat hangers, there are other options to responsibly dispose of them. One option is to donate them to a local thrift store or second-hand shop. Many of these places accept coat hangers in good condition and can reuse them.

Another option is to repurpose the coat hangers for other uses. They can be used to hang up clothes in storage, DIY projects, or even as hooks for hanging various items. Get creative and find new ways to use them!