Effective October 2, 2009, Recycling will no longer be picked up curbside and Recycling Bags will no longer be issued. Please follow the Recycling Update link for more information. Other Recycling locations are now available.
On going recycling services
Rechargeable Battery Recycling Program
Through the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation, MCCC has purchased buckets do that the city Radio Shop can recycle all of the rechargeable batteries that they had to previously take to the landfill.
Tire, Battery and Oil Amnesty
Several years ago we formed a partnership with "Bridgestone" Firestone Service Centers in our city. This year they have agreed again to take old tires, batteries and oil from local residents free of charge for the entire year.
MCCC, in cooperation with the Sanitation Department, continues to collect used motor oil the first Saturday of each month at its Staurday drop off point located at the North parking Lot of Cramton Bowl.
Christmas Tree Recycling
The MCCC oversees all aspects of the Christmas Tree recycling program. All old trees can be brought to the Saturday trash collection points. The recycled trees are mulched or used for fish hatcheries in local lakes.
Mobile Phone Recycling
Mobile Phone recycling is a program we began five years ago. This is an effort to keep hazardous waste out of our landfill and do something good in return.
Printer Cartridge Recycling Program
Currently MCCC is working with city offices and is looking forward to expanding to other companies that would like to support the city"s recycling efforts and MCCC.
Telephone Book Recycling
Telephone Book Recycling
This has been a collaborative effort between MCCC and local recycling companies in collecting and recycling outdated telephone directories and multiple listing directories each spring.
Montgomery Humane Shelter ... Shredded paper (long shreds) can be dropped off by the front doors (1150 John Overton Drive, Montgomery, AL., 36110) at any time. Any other tangible items should be brought to the shelter Monday - Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm, and Sundays 12:00 pm - 4:00pm. For a more detailed list and other info click on the link above.
Plastic Bags are not always marked. Grocery bags are type 2 plastic. Newspaper bags look similar, but they are type 4 plastic.
Examples of recyclable plastic bags are as follows:
Please click on this link www.plasticbagrecycling.org for more information.
Stores that may accept clean, dry plastic bags from the general public:
Please check with the local store in your area to make sure they are accepting this or any item for recycling.
Eco Friendly Bulbs
At the present time Home Depot is the only store that accepts the spiral type of these bulbs.
The following locations will accept recyclables on a drop off basis;
Mount Scrap Material Co. 824 North Decatur St. Montgomery, AL 334-262-0279
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