Though zero waste seeks to minimize the amount of recyclable goods used in favor of longer-lasting, non-disposable products, we still all of course have items that eventually need to go to a new home. If they can't be recycled in Chicago's blue bins, there's a good chance you can find someplace else to donate or recycle them.

Check out the resources on our map below to find out where to recycle corks, books, furniture, and much more:



-Recycle by City: They've got the scoop on what can and can't go in Chicago blue bins. Take their quiz, or visit their interactive guide to boost your recycling knowledge.