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Recycling Drop-Off Centers

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  1. Pleasant Valley Park
    6401 N.E. Pleasant Valley Rd.
    (East of N. Brighton)

  2. 5200 E. Red Bridge Road
    (Intersection of U.S.71/I-49 and Red Bridge Road – Next to the KCATA Park and Ride)

  3. Environmental Campus
    4707 Deramus

Hours of Operation:

Wednesday - Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.

Materials accepted at drop-off centers:

  • Clear glass
  • Brown glass
  • Green glass
  • Aluminum cans
  • Tin
  • Office paper
  • Mixed paper
  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Press board (cereal and food boxes)
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Plastics #1 & #2
  • Toner and inkjet cartridges

Rigid plastics are not accepted.

Household Hazardous Waste:

The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) facility has reopened. Please be patient with staff as we continue to follow social distancing guidelines. Drop off lines and wait times are longer than usual, so we thank you for your cooperation and understanding. 

Household hazardous waste can be dropped off at the Environmental Campus from 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. on Saturdays.


Recycling centers are operated by Bridging the Gap with the help of hundreds of volunteers.