St. Vincent de Paul does so much more than recycling. Watch this video to learn how we're changing the economics of community health.
St. Vincent de Paul does so much more than recycling. Watch this video to learn how we're changing the economics of community health.
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2018 Recycling
in pounds:

Scrap metal: 11.3 million
Textiles: 9.2 million
Shoes/belts/purses: 742,000
Books: 4.7 million
Magazines/paper: 56,000
Wood: 1.2 million
E-waste: 1 million
Plastic: 16 million


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St. Vincent de Paul Society
of Lane County, Inc.

2890 Chad Dr.
Eugene, OR 97408 OR
P.O. Box 24608
Eugene, OR 97402
Media inquiries: Bethany Cartledge
(541) 345-0595

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Recycling and Manufacturing

St. Vincent de Paul is an internationally recognized leader in developing recycling-based businesses. These businesses have a quadruple bottom line: they responsibly reuse and recycle products; provide quality goods and services to the community; provide jobs and job training; and generate revenue to fund our charitable activities.

Appliance Recycling
Appliance repair and recycling has been an integral part of St. Vincent de Paul’s mission since 1955. Learn more about Appliance Recycling>

Book and Magazine Recycling
We accept books, magazines and media for reuse and recycliong. Learn more about Book Recycling>

Dogma Pet Beds
Dogma Pet Beds are ecofriendly and ideal for dogs and cats of all sizes.  Your dog or cat deserves a really good bed! Learn more about Dogma Pet Beds>

Electronics Recycling
Nothing piles up faster than electronics and their respective components and chargers. We'll do the untangling! Learn more about electronics recycling>

Glass Recyclcing - Aurora Glass
Aurora Glass creates architectural accents, gift products and custom awards from recycled window glass. To order products, visit Aurora Glass at and Aurora Glass Awards at www.AuroraGlassAwards.orgLearn more about Aurora Glass>

Mattress Recycling
St. Vincent de Paul is the world leader in mattress recycling. DR3, our mattress-recycling program in California, was the first commercially viable program in the world. Today, with operations in Livermore, Woodland and Stockton, California and Eugene, Oregon, we are the largest mattress recycler in North America. Learn more about Mattress Recycling>

Recycled Wiping Rags
St. Vincent de Paul sells wiping rags, cut from cotton tee shirts and clothing that we are unable to sell. Wipers come in 10 lb. or 50 lb. boxes. See prices and more info>

Styrofoam Recycling
St. Vincent de Paul is now Lane County’s only destination for recycling Styrofoam. Learn more about Styrofoam Recycling>