- Papers containing Hashem’s name in Hebrew (or any other language), even if not read.
- Seforim & Siddurim (in Hebrew or any other language).
- A posuk of Tanach (if it was read).
- Pictures, stamps or advertisements containing Hashem’s name (if it is readable without a magnifying glass).
- Mezuzah coverings.
- Tefillin boxes, tefillin straps & tefillin bags.
- Gidim of the Torah scroll.
(These items may be put in shaimos OR wrapped in a bag before disposing in the garbage or recycle bin.)
- Corner of a paper containing the letters “B”H”
- Torah articles from magazines (if possible to separate).
- Tzitzis [Fringes only] (or reuse for kedusha, like bookmark in a sefer).
- Lulav (or reuse for kedusha, like starting the fire for Biur Chometz).
- Schach and walls of a sukkah (or reuse for kedusha).
(But should be treated with respect and wrapped before disposal)
- Audio/Video tapes, DVDs and CD-ROMs.
- Children’s homework, parsha sheets & tests (without Hashem’s name in Hebrew).
- Printed divrei Torah in English (for one-time use).
- Text including the name of a person or place that also contains a name of Hashem in Hebrew (i.e. Shmuel).
- Pictures, stamps or advertisements with pesukim of Torah (unless Hashem’s name is readable).
- Esrog boxes, shofar bags, and lulav covers.
- Seforim cases & book sleeves.
- Mezuzah nails.
- Tallis bags.