NOTICE 4/5/2024 @ 7:30am: North Kent Waste & Recycling Center is in the final stretch of its expansion construction. Our recycling drop-off stations at this site have been temporarily moved — click here for the details. Stay tuned here on our website or our social media for updates!

Recycling & Waste Directory

Do you have stuff to get rid of? Let us help so it doesn’t end up in the trash!

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The Recycling & Waste Directory is a resource that can help you reduce materials sent to the landfill through reuse or donation, compost, recycling, and safe disposal of hazardous waste. Explore the directory via search bar or category below to find reuse, recycling, or other disposal services provided directly by us or other community outlets nearby.

Together, let’s work towards our goal of 90% landfill diversion by 2030!

How to discard ...

Single Stream Recycling

Paper • Cardboard • Recyclable Plastics • Glass Bottles & Jars • Cartons

Composting

Food Scraps • Yard Waste • Compostable Packaging

Seasonal Items

Holiday Lights • Christmas Trees • Wrapping Paper • Holiday Decorations

Household Items

Furniture • Mattresses • Appliances • Sporting Goods • Clothing • Books

Car & Automotive

Car Batteries • Tires • Motor Oil • Gasoline • Antifreeze

Electronics

Computers • Cell Phones • Tablets • Fans • Batteries • Speakers • Microwaves • Media • Lightbulbs

Household Hazardous Waste

Cleaning Supplies • Fuel Tanks • Paints & Stains

Building Materials

Shingles • Concrete • Carpet • Windows • Doors • Stone • Bricks • Drywall

Health & Medical

Needles/Sharps • Medication • Wheelchairs • Crutches • Eyeglasses

Frequently Disposed Incorrectly

Can you guess how these items should be discarded? Hover over the items below to find out!

Clothing & Textiles

Donate or Reuse

Foam Plastics

Trash

Latex Paint

Dispose Properly

Fruit & Vegetable Scraps

Compost

Cartons

Recycle

Plastic Bags

Special Collection