All the local packaging stores accept peanuts for recycling. We recommend calling ahead, as materials are accepted on an as-needed basis.

Blue Ridge Pack and Ship: (434) 977-8462. 805 Preston Avenue. Owner Michael Toney accepts donated peanuts, bubble wrap, air bags, and those annoying sheets of styrofoam. (They are reused – yeah!) They ship FedEx and UPS and also ship furniture. www.blueridgepack.com
Pack N’ Mail: (434) 971-5911, 536 Pantops Center. www.cvilleshop.com/pantops/pack-n-mail
The UPS Store: (434) 973-6700, 977 Seminole Tr.  http://charlottesville-va-0584.theupsstorelocal.com/


Savvy Rest: (866) 856-4044, 4414 Ivy Commons, Charlottesville. Michael Penny’s company Savvy Rest manufactures organic mattresses and pillows, as well as sells adjustable bases, and hardwood platform beds by The BedWorks of Maine. These chemical free and hypoallergenic mattress just may lend you (and the planet) a better night’s rest! www.savvyrest.com