TRI – COUNTY RECYCLING CENTERS

MARION, NELSON & WASHINGTON CO., KY 

MARION COUNTY, KY

NELSON COUNTY, KY 


WASHINGTON COUNTY, KY
887 Walnut St, Springfield

AS OF MARCH 12, 2020 THE SPRINGFIELD RECYCLING PROGRAM HAS BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
(Primarily due to complications resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic)

               Open:  8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
                     (Items can be left in exterior metal boxes 24/7)
C
ontact: Brad Langford
W
ashington County Solid Waste Coordinator
8
59-481-3198  

 New Pioneers organized the first  Springfield Curbside Pickup Recycling program which began in May 2005 as a partnership between New Pioneers, the City of Springfield and the Washington County Department of Solid Waste.  

When recycling resumes, The Washington County Recycling Center will accept plastics, paper products, including cardboard, newspapers, magazines, books and etc., aluminum and steel cans, e-scrap and slicks.  E-Scrap: (microwaves, copiers, computers, cell phone, anything with a circuit board) can be dropped off at the Recycling Center.   

 SPRINGFIELD REDUCES WASTE!
Springfield recycling is collected at curbside every other Thursday except on holidays. If the route is not completed, some areas are picked up on Friday mornings.  

Call the City of Springfield, 859 336 5441 for a free bin if you live within Springfield city limits.  Others may drop recycling materials at the County Recycling Center (left off 555 at the Dollar Store,  2nd Warehouse building), which has a long line of metal boxes in which to deposit recyclables 24/7.  

Curbside service is not able to pick up: paper, newspaper, office paper, junk mail, magazines, and flattened boxes of all kinds but these may be dropped off 24/7 at the Regional Recycling Center, 190 West Industry Drive, Springfield.   

County residents please drop any of the above materials and paper products at your nearest county recycling collection center. 

Please be aware: Leftover food and beverage particles in containers attract rodents and insects, making life unpleasant for recycling workers. Thanks for your extra effort!    

Washington County has two recycling centers:  

887 Walnut Road, Springfield KY – Accepts everyday items such as paper products, #1 and #2 plastic, brown, steel and aluminum cans. It is open from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. (Items can be left in exterior metal boxes 24/7.
1101 St. Rose Road, also known as the old dog pound. – Accepts scrap metal and white goods (major appliances). It is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturdays. 

 

IN your Bin! Please rinse out and REMOVE CAPS. It’s fine to leave labels on.

NOT in your bin!
Plastics: 

Milk Jugs
Detergent bottles
Plastic drink bottles
Shampoo bottles
Clorox bottles
Colored milk jugs

Glass

Clear, Brown, Green

Metal (Please rinse)

Aluminum drink cans

Food cans (soup, pet food, veg, etc)

Aluminum foil; aluminum pie, cake, roasting pans (IF CLEAN)

These Plastics:
NO Motor oil/antifreeze jugs
NO Plastic bags or buckets
NO Styrofoam
NO Plastic packing material

 


Glass
NO Window glass or mirrors
NO Light bulbs
NO Drinking glasses/mugs
NO Pyrex cooking ware
NO Pottery

Metal
NO Metal pots and pans
NO Coat hangers
NO Paint cans
NO Batteries
 

Paper
newspaper, office paper junk mail, magazines flattened boxes  of all kinds