- Two 90-gallon containers of household
garbage per day.
Single-stream recycling means all recyclable items
can be disposed of in one container; there's no need to separate items by type.
- Glass bottles (please rinse and remove
- All plastics numbers 1-5 and 7 (sorry, no
No. 6 Styrofoam).
- Newspaper and inserts.
- Magazines and junk mail.
- Clean corrugated cardboard.
- Aluminum cans and clean aluminum foil.
- Leaves, hedge clippings and small branches (2 cubic yards per day per resident; branches must be less than 4 inches in diameter and less than 4 feet long).
- Clothes and shoes.
- Scrap metal (excluding fence and wire) and
- Tin cans (rinsed) should be placed in the
scrap metal box.
Household Hazardous Waste.
- Sharps (in approved biohazard containers
click here for details).
- Used motor oil and oil filters (5 gallons or
less per day).
- Rechargeable Batteries: Lithium Ion, Small Sealed Lead Acid(SSLA), Nickel-Cadmium, Wet Cell Lead Acid, Nickel Metal Hydride, Potatble Power Tool, Battery Packs, Automotive, and Old Style Cell Phone Batteries.
(Alkaline, Lithium, and Button batteries are not accepted and can be placed in Household Garbage containers.)
- Latex paint (5 gallons or less per day).
(No pesticides, gasoline, propane tanks, explosives, infectious waste, acids, sodium, phosphorous materials, etc).
Electronics may be recycled in the big green compactor boxes labeled "electronics recycling" at the following centers: Baseline, Dunnellon, Forest Corners, Fort McCoy, Martel, Newton and Weirsdale recycling centers. They may also be recycled at four special events throughout the year. Click here for scheduled events information. Electronic recycling of computers will include certified data destruction.
Furniture is collected twice annually for disposal at each recycling center. Click here for information.