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Recyclable Items
Materials Accepted
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The following materials are accepted by Athens-Hocking Recycling Centers.  Materials must be clean and sorted by type.  The Athens-Hocking Recycling Centers reserve the right to refuse any materials that cannot be recycled or which are improperly prepared for processing.  Although not required, it is preferred that materials be put at curbside or be delivered to the center in paper grocery bags or plastic bags.

Newspaper – Stacked neatly in grocery sacks.  No other paper included.

Mixed Paper – Letterhead, copy paper and most other non-glossy colored paper.  Place in grocery sacks or plastic bags. 

Magazines & Catalogs – Place in grocery sacks or plastic bags .

Paperboard – Cereal boxes, cracker boxes, pop & beer cartons, etc.  Remove plastic inserts. Flatten and place in grocery sacks or large cardboard box.

Corrugated Cardboard – Brown corrugated and paper grocery sacks or plastic bags .  Must be flattened.

Beverage Cans – Aluminum beverage cans.  Rinse and place in grocery sacks or plastic bags .

Aluminum cat food cans – Rinse and place in grocery sacks or plastic bags .

Scrap Aluminum – Aluminum foil, pie pans and other scrap.  Material must be free of food. Place in grocery sacks or plastic bags.

Tin/Steel Food Cans – Rinse and place in grocery sacks or plastic bags .  Labels need not be removed.

Glass – Rinse, remove caps.  Place in grocery sacks or plastic bags .  Labels need not be removed.

Plastic – #1-#7 plastics.  Plastic bottles such as milk jugs, pop bottles, shampoo & detergent bottles. Clamshells & containers such as those used for salad, cottage cheese, yogurt & berries. NO Styrofoam accepted.

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Athens, OH 45701

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