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    How do you dispose of unuseable bike stuff?

    Over the past few years I have been accumulating worn out tires and tubes. I was wondering if anybody knows of someplace around Seattle where I can take this to recycle?

    Along the same lines I have an old frame that is bent and no longer useable. Is there a place that would take this for recycling?

    I really don't want this stuff to end up in the landfill so I would feel much better if I can recycle.

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    @ friz:

    Check with a local shop. Mine has bins for smaller metal parts, rubber and plastic. They stack frames up and when the bins are full and the pile is big enough, they haul the stuff to scrap dealers/recyclers.
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    How do you dispose of unuseable bike stuff?

    Recycled cycles for the rubber. Cut up the frame and throw it in your recycling.
    I'll be along... eventually.

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    Bike swap!
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    Might give Alchemy Goods a call to see if they'd be interested in the tubes. They make some great messenger and laptop bags out of old tubes, valve stems, and seat belts...
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    Thanks, these are some great ideas. I'll be checking some of these out.

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    Cycledog will take tubes Cycle Dog Earth Friendly Pet Products

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    Dont know of any place close to seattle but in Auburn there is Bent Bike, I take my used tires there and chuck them in there recycle bin.

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