Recycling Building

Funding is provided by the Lake Region Authority. Bring items during open hours if assistance is needed to unload. Trailers are available during closed hours for self-drop-off. Donated items should be clean and stored in a clean container

Make a difference recycle!

Item accepted, please separate items:

  • Newspapers (may include inserts)
  • Magazines/Catalogs, Phonebooks
  • Office paper (typing/computer/shredded),
  • Junk mail (advertisements/envelopes/slick paper)
  • Plastic. we accept only HDPE2 or PETE1 (Check container bottom)
  • HDPE2: Milk jugs, keep these separate, rinse and discard lids.
  • Laundry or soap containers; heavier white milk jugs, butter tubs, flat lids and other items that beat HDPE2.
  • PETE 1: Clear/green pop liters, some ketchup, peanut butter, cooking oil, juice, etc.
  • Tin cans, just rinse, do not flatten or remove the bottom
  • Aluminum cans, rinse, do not flatten
  • Aluminum scrap, foil, pie pans, frozen food trays
  • Glass, jars, or bottles only. Rinse out and sort by color, discard lids, plastic or metal rings, foam labels, and lead wraps or crimped-on foil as on wine bottles. Remove labels if possible. No broken dishes, Pyrex, light bulbs, or window glass.
  • Corrugated Cardboard- broken down and folded flat
  • Single Ply Cardboard- cereal boxes, toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls
  • Brown paper sacks, fold flat.

Collection trailers are also available at the following locations:

  • Lyndon: 208 W 17th Street
  • Osage City: 9th and Main St.
  • Overbrook: 4th and Cedar
  • Scranton: 202 Brownie
  • Melvern: City Park
  • Burlingame: Dacotah and Santa Fe
  • Carbondale: 2nd and Main
  • Quenemo: City Park