Recycling

A sign with guidelines on what can be recycled.Recycling Drop Off Stations


Locations and hours


West Recycling Station, Springfield

1620 West Main Street

Office at 1602 West Main St., open 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday; closed government holidays.

Parking lot with drop-off containers is open 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. seven days a week.

North Recycling Station, Springfield

525 East Home Road, located behind the Children’s Home, near the Health District

Always Open

Green Twp. Recycling Drop-off Station

5467 Selma Pike, Springfield, bins located behind fire station

Open during daylight hours

Northridge Recycling Station

1539 Student Avenue (parking lot of Pappy Maine Baseball Field)

Always Open

Mad River Township Recycling Station

7952 Dayton-Springfield Road, Enon

Open during daylight hours

Northeast Recycling Station

At the corner of Old Columbus Road and State Route 54, Pleasant Township

Always Open

Bin Types

Each station has three kinds of bins: 

Bins for paperboard and cardboard

Bins for paper (newspapers, magazines, catalogs, office paper). If a station does not have a separate bin for paper, the Rumpke bins can also accept paper.

Bins for cans, glass,plastic, and paper  (These bins are serviced by Rumpke.)

In addition, the West Station has a container for books and a yard waste bin.

Please Note: Items placed in the bins should NOT be in plastic bags or trash bags.

We ask that you carefully review the list of acceptable items and the correct methods of preparation. Items not listed as acceptable will be considered CONTAMINATION and may increase program costs.

Specialty Recycling Center

Specialty Recycling requiring a small fee (cash and credit cards accepted)

Location

1620 W Main St, Springfield, Ohio 45504

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

Televisions and monitors, 10¢ a pound. (Limit 5 per visit)

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

All other electronics are FREE. We take computer systems, stereo equipment, VCR’s, DVD players.

Paint*

30¢ a pound fee

Limit 10 gallons per visit

Both latex and oil-based are accepted

Used Tires

10¢ a pound fee

Passenger and light truck tires only

Limit 10 tires per visit

Fluorescent Bulbs

50¢ each fee

No crushed bulbs

HID (High Intensity lamps) $1 each and UV lamps $2 each.

Rechargeable and Dry-Cell Batteries

Free

Appliances Containing CFC’s

Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers

$5 each (other appliances accepted for free)

Limit 5 per visit

Secure Document Destruction

15¢ per lb.

Limit 2 bankers boxes per visit

Available during Specialty Recycling Hours

Household Hazardous Waste

$1.00 per lb.

For a complete list of the household chemicals we accept, go to our hazardous waste page.

Cooking Oil

Cooking oils and greases accepted free, but must be given to a staff member for pouring into the proper container.

Please strain all food pieces out of the oil.

This service is available to Clark County residents only (no businesses, farms, schools, or government agencies).

Propane Cylinders

Tanks for backyard grills, usually 10-20 pounds, are accepted free.

The small cylinders used for camping are accepted for $1 a pound.