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Recycling Drop Off Stations - Specialty Recycling Center - Other Recycling Outlets

Curbside Options

The following is a list of area residential waste haulers that will give you recycling bins to use in conjunction with your regular trash pickup

Waste Management: 800-343-6047
H.W. Mann: 937-324-1324 (on some routes)
Rumpke: 800-223-3960
Vince: 937-323-3640 (on some routes)

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Recycling Drop Off Stations

Locations and hours

Each station has two kinds of bins

Please Note

What is accepted

Plastic

PREPARATION:
  • REMOVE & DISCARD LIDS
  • Rinse and flatten, if possible
DO NOT RECYCLE
  • Styrofoam
  • Plastic bags or wrap (recycle at the grocery store)
  • Containers used for motor oil, auto products, paint, solvents, lawn products, or chemicals.

Glass

PREPARATION:
  • REMOVE & DISCARD LIDS
  • Rinse well to remove food residues
DO NOT RECYCLE
  • Drinking glasses or dishes
  • Mirrors
  • Window Glass
  • Light Bulbs (fluorescent bulbs: take to West Recycling Station)
  • Broken Glass

Metal

PREPARATION:
  • REMOVE & DISCARD LIDS
  • Rinse well to remove food residues
DO NOT RECYCLE
  • Cans used for Chemicals or Paints
  • Appliances or power tools
  • Batteries (bring into our office for recycling)
  • Clothes Hangers

Paper

PREPARATION:
  • No special preparation needed, except to remove caps and straws from cartons.
DO NOT RECYCLE
  • Paper heavily soiled by food or oils
  • Carbon copy paper

Cardboard

PREPARATION:
  • Flatten cardboard (it must fit through a 5” slot)
DO NOT RECYCLE
  • Pizza boxes or any paper/cardboard having direct contact with food.

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Specialty Recycling Center

Specialty Recycling requiring a small fee (cash and checks only)

Location

1602 W Main St
Springfield, Ohio 45504
get a map here

Hours

Thursdays
9 a.m.-6 p.m.

First Saturday of each month
9 a.m. - noon
When the first Saturday falls on a holiday weekend, the Center will open on the second Saturday

WHAT IS ACCEPTED

Electronics

Note: TV tubes by themselves are a flat $10 fee.

Latex Paint*

Used Tires

Fluorescent Bulbs

Rechargeable and Dry-Cell Batteries

Appliances Containing CFC's

Secure Document Destruction

*Oil-based paint can be held for our next Hazardous Waste Collection (date and place to be determined). Dried paint can be safely disposed of in your regular trash. To learn how to properly dry your paint click here

 

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Other Recycling Outlets


If you’re willing to go the extra mile to recycle your waste, here are some outlets you may find useful. *Please call ahead to confirm acceptance of these items.*

Batteries (Lead Acid)

Advance Auto 525.9772 (N. Limestone) or 324.5009 (S. Limestone)
Auto Zone 324.2112
Wal-Mart 399.0704 (Bechtle Ave.) or 652.2827 (Tuttle Rd.)

Batteries (Household)

Batteries Plus 398-0044

Cell Phones

Jackson Lytle & Lewis 399.2822
Best Buy 324.8377
Target 324.2584
PetSmart 323.6730

Concrete and Blacktop

OMAC Hauling Recycling Center 324-7567
City Wide 323-3506

Clothes Hangers and Dry Cleaning Bags

Capitol Dry Cleaning 324-7567
Dolbeer's Dry Cleaners 323.0123

Eyeglasses

New Image Eye Center 399.4101
United Senior Services 323.4948
Jackson Lytle & Lewis 399.2811
Lenscrafters 525.9244
Shawnee Optical 323.1233
Wal-Mart 399.0704 (Bechtle Ave.) or 652.2827 (Tuttle Rd.)

Electronics

Goodwill Stores

Goodwill, through a partnership with Dell, accepts most computer-related equipment free of charge. Both Clark County stores are involved in this program. Items accepted include desktop and laptop computers, monitors, printers, hard drives, scanners, keyboards, mice, cords, speakers, and ink and toner cartridges. For more information on the Goodwill program, check out:

http://reconnectpartnership.com/

Goodwill, 1961 N. Bechtle Ave. 399-9013
Goodwill, 291 E. Leffel Lane 324-8638

Best Buy Recycles

Best Buy stores will accept for recycling most consumer electronics, including televisions and monitors up to 32”, flat screens up to 60", computer CPUs and notebooks, small electronics, VCRs and DVD players, phones as well as accessories such as keyboards, mice and remotes. No fee is charged for this service. In addition, all Best Buy stores offer recycling kiosks in the entryway where consumers may drop-off cell phones, rechargeable batteries, ink-jet cartridges, gift cards, CDs, DVDs, PDAs and smart phones free of charge. For more information on Best Buy’s extensive recycling and reuse program, go to www.bestbuy.com and, under the "Services" menu, click on "Recycling."

Best Buy 324-8377

Motor Oil

Advance Auto 525.9772 (N. Limestone) or 324.5009 (S. Limestone)
Auto Zone 324.2112
Compton Power Equipment 390.3998
Grismer Tire 322.1074
TSC Farm House Auto Store 399.8664

Oil Filters:

Carefully punch a hole in the filter and allow it to drain in a pan for 24 hours. Recycle the oil (see above locations) and take the used filter to Staker Alloy (at the corner of Lagonda and James St.).

Other Metals

Staker Alloys, Inc. 325.9289
Springfield Recycling 322.4118

Packing Peanuts and Bubble Wrap (also plastic packaging "pillows")

Box King 322.8117
The UPS Store 399.6877

Plastic Grocery Bags (Avoid them by shopping with a reusable bag!)

Kroger (All Spfld. Locations) 323.0340 (Bechtle) 390.1481 (Derr) /328.6730(N. Limestone) /324.3151 (S. Limestone)
Meijer 323.0267
Wal-Mart 399.2312(Bechtle Ave.) or 652.2834 (Tuttle Rd.)

Plastic Packaging Wrap (around paper towels, bottled water, etc.)

All Kroger Stores See numbers above

Power Equipment (Lawn mowers, Chainsaws, Weed-eaters, etc.)

Compton Power Equipment 390.3998

Printer Cartridges

Best Buy 324.8377
Target 324.2584
Recycling Center 521.2020

Propane Cylinders (10 lbs. or larger, grill-type tanks)

Suburban Propane 864.7327

Scrap Metal (applicances, cans, etc.) GET PAID!

City Wide 322.5870
Springfield Recycling 322.  4118
Cohen Recycling 325.9289

Stoves

OMAC Hauling Recycling Center 324-7567

String Lights (Christmas lights)...........Recycling Center

Tapes (VHS and cassette).....................Recycling Center

Transmission Fluid

Ohio Transmissions 325-0222

Trees and Yard Waste......see Compost page.

Tubs and Toilets

L & L Salvage 324.0122
ReStore 325.0369
OMAC Hauling
Recycling Center
324.7567

Wood and Wooden Pallets

Buckeye Diamond 800.782.7517
OMAC Hauling
Recycling Center
324.7567

Washing Machines & Dryers

OMAC Hauling
Recycling Center
324.7567

Water Heaters

OMAC Hauling
Recycling Center
324.7567
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