Recycling and Trash Removal

 

 

Potterville Recycling Drop Off

515 Alliance Drive

Potterville, MI  48876

 

Potterville Recycling center accepts the following items:

GLASS - Brown and Clear

Rinse clean and remove lids and metal rings. Place metal lids with tin cans. Labels may be left on. Separate by color. NO: green glass, window panes, light bulbs, Pyrex, plate glass, automobile glass

CARDBOARD --CORRUGATED CARDBOARD & BOXBOARD

(e.g., packing boxes, cereal and cracker boxes, tissue boxes, paper towel rolls) Break down and remove any materials/contaminants (e.g., Styrofoam, wood, or food). NO: wax coated, foil coated, or refrigerated or freezer boxes (which have moisture coating), glossy or shiny cardboard, wax coated cardboard, 6/12/24 pack beverage cases

PAPER - MIXED RESIDENTIAL PAPER

(includes newspapers, catalogs, magazines, direct “junk” mail, first class mail and other printing or writing papers) Newspaper: (e.g., LSJ, Community Newspapers, etc.) Remove from plastic or paper bags. Remove all string or twine. Inserts are acceptable (Sunday coupons etc.) Magazines: (e.g., Time, People, JCPenney, Lands End) Must be glossy on all pages. May be staple or glue bound. Remove from plastic or paper bags. Remove all string or twine. Paper: Direct (“junk”) mail, first class mail, and other printing, writing papers, or envelopes; including white and pastel colors. NO: stickers, coins, or plastic stuck on papers, boxboard (like cereal boxes, shoe boxes, beverage six-pack carriers, or detergent boxes), hard or soft cover books

METAL - TIN CANS & ALUMINUM

(e.g., soup cans, aluminum foil & trays) Rinse clean and flatten. NO: paint cans, appliances, hangers, fencing, scrap metal or aerosol cans, containers with food residue

PLASTIC

#1 PETE PLASTIC BOTTLES & JUGS

(e.g., water bottles) Remove and discard lids, rinse clean and flatten. Containers must have the #1 PETE symbol on bottom. Bottles & jugs with narrow, threaded neck only. NO: motor oil bottles, Styrofoam, clear #3 or #6 plastic, HDPE #2 plastic tubs (cottage cheese, sour cream, or margarine)

#2 HDPE MILK JUGS

(e.g., milk jugs) Remove and discard lids, rinse clean and flatten. Containers must have a seam on the bottom and the #2 HDPE symbol on bottom. NO: motor oil bottles, Styrofoam, clear #3, or #6 plastic, HDPE #2 colored plastic tubs (cottage cheese, sour cream, or margarine)

#2 HDPE COLORED PLASTIC BOTTLES & JUGS

(e.g., shampoo & laundry detergent bottles) Remove and discard lids, rinse clean and flatten. Containers must have a seam on the bottom the #2 HDPE symbol on bottom and a narrow, threaded neck. NO: motor oil bottles, Styrofoam, clear #3, or #6 plastic, HDPE #2 plastic tubs (cottage cheese, sour cream, or margarine)