Campaign Signs

Put in Garbage

Break Down the Sign for Disposal

Break down the sign by detaching the metal wire stand from the sign itself.

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Metal Stands Are Scrap Metal

The metal stand is made of steel wire. Steel wire isn’t recycled curbside but it can be recycled with scrap metal. Learn how to dispose of scrap metal.

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Paper Signs Are Posters

Paper signs can be disposed of as posters. Find out what to do with posters.

Hard Plastic Signs Are Plastic #5

If the sign is sturdy, corrugated plastic, that means it’s made from plastic #5. Learn how to dispose of plastic #5.

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Flexible Plastic Signs Are Plastic Film

If the sign is a very thin, flexible plastic, that means it’s made from film plastic #2 or plastic #4. Plastic film can’t be recycled curbside, but it can be recycled with plastic bags.

Ways to Reuse

Repurpose Your Sign

Consider saving your campaign sign for future use. You could attach a new message to the board and use it to promote a special event, or a local school or nonprofit organization may be able to use the sign, too.

Save the Stand for Next Year

If you don’t want to save your entire campaign sign, you can save the wire stands to use with future signs.