In an effort to keep you and our employees safe, we made the difficult decision to cancel our fall Recycle Day that was originally scheduled for October 3. We apologize for any inconvenience this cancelation may cause.
Join us for a free metal and paper recycling event! Bring your old phones, computer equipment, cameras, metal items, small appliances and refrigerators for proper, eco-friendly disposal. We'll also offer on-site shredding for secure document destruction, as well as information on ways you can help make a positive impact on our environment.
Batteries will not be accepted at the event. A cash-only fee will apply to TVs ($20) and computer monitors ($10). Attendees are responsible for bringing all items to be recycled to the event. We are not able to pick up items.
See below for a full list of acceptable items.
Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Please note: This event has been canceled.)
All metal and electronics recycling is free. Some exceptions may apply.
- Network box
- Circuit board
- CD Rom
- Floppy drive
- Testing equipment
- Fax machine
- Computer monitors: require a cash-only fee of $10
- TVs: require a cash-only fee of $20
- DVD player
- Cassette player
- Alarm clocks
- Game systems
- Power cords
- Water heater
- Cordless tools
- Powered tools
- Hand tools
- Gas tools: gas tank must have a hole in it, no fuel
- Lawn mower
- Weed eater
- Chain saw
- Lawn edger: fuel must be removed with hole in tank
- Cast iron
- Car parts and wheels
- Metal fire pits
- Metal speakers
- Paint and paint cans
- Household trash
- Non-electric equipment
- Light bulbs and light tubes
- Vacuums (mostly plastic)
- Air Humidifiers (mostly plastic)
- Leaf Blowers (mostly plastic)
- Commercial and business drop-offs are not accepted. Recycling events are for residential waste only.
Secure document shredding will be available on-site and is limited to five medium-sized boxes (approximately 20 x 20 x 20"). It’s okay to bring paper recycling in bags or bins if you do not have boxes on hand. There is no need to remove staples, paper clips, etc. We will accept folders with brads. Please do not bring books, newspapers or magazines.
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