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What is Recyclable in Knox County
What is Recyclable in Knox County


Aluminum Cans

Rinse cans thoroughly then flatten to save space.

  • Recycle at Ross Bros. Salvage, Inc.
  • Recycle at any drop-off recycling location

    Antifreeze

  • Recycle free of charge at Capital City Oil

    Appliances (Freon must be removed by a certified technician)
    Air conditioners, dehumidifiers, dryers, freezers, hot water tanks, irons, microwaves, ovens, ranges, refrigerators, toasters and washers

  • Recycle as scrap metal at Ross Bros. Salvage, Inc.

    Batteries - Automobile

  • Recycle at Ross Bros. Salvage Inc.
  • Recycle anywhere automobile batteries are sold

  • Batteries - Household
    A battery recycling container is located in the lobby of the Knox County Service Center, 117 East High Street, Mount Vernon.

    Batteries - Rechargeable

  • Recycle at G. R. Smith Hardware, 101 South Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon
  • Recycle at Lowes, 1010 Coshocton Avenue, Mount Vernon
  • Recycle at Radio Shack, 1490A Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon
  • Recycle at Staples, 1558 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon

    Books - Hard Cover and Paperback Books
    Recycle at the Friends of the Public Library of Mount Vernon & Knox County
    Book Warehouse, 13081 Coffing Road, Mount Vernon. Open Thursdays - Saturdays
    10 A.M. - 6 P.M., May through mid-November. For more information about the book warehouse, please call 740-392-2665, ext. 242.


    Brown Paper Bags

  • Recycle at any drop-off recycling location

    Cameras and Camcorders

  • Recycle at Opportunity Knox,17604 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon

    Cardboard, Pasteboard and Boxes
    Flatten material for easier handling.

  • Recycle at any drop-off recycling location
  • Recycle at Andy Durbin 13 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Mt. Vernon Ohio 43050
    740-507-5648

    Cartons - Juice, Milk, Soy Milk, Soup, Broth, Egg Substitutes and Wine
    Crush and flatten before recycling.

  • Recycle at any drop-off recycling location

    Catalogs - (Small catalogs only)
    Must be printed on glossy paper, recycle loosely.

  • Recycle in an Suburban Paper Retriever Bin
  • Recycle at any drop-off recycling location

    CDs & DVD Media

  • Recycle at Opportunity Knox,17604 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon

    Cell Phones

  • Recycle at Lowes, 1010 Coshocton Avenue, Mount Vernon
  • Recycle at Preferred Wireless, 1002 Coshocton Avenue, Mount Vernon
  • Recycle at Radio Shack, 1490A Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon
  • Recycle at Staples, 1558 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon
  • Recycle at Opportunity Knox,17604 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon

    Computers

    Computers, computer monitors, printers, scanners, cords, cables,
    speakers, keyboards and mice.

  • Recycle free of charge at Goodwill, 855 Coshocton Avenue, Mount Vernon
  • Recycle free of charge at Goodwill, 60 West Parrott Street, Mount Vernon
  • Recycle at Opportunity Knox,17604 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon
    (Opportunity Knox does not accept the heavy, old style, CRT monitors.)


    Copiers - all sizes

  • Recycle at Opportunity Knox,17604 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon

    DVD Players

  • Recycle at Opportunity Knox,17604 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon

    Electronics

  • Recycle at Opportunity Knox,17604 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon
  • Recycle at Village of Gambier,115 Meadow Lane, Gambier
    1st Saturday of the Month 10am-2pm

    Floppy Disks

  • Recycle at Opportunity Knox,17604 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon

    Freon Removal

  • Recycle at Opportunity Knox,17604 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon

    Gasoline

  • Recycle free of charge at Capital City Oil

    Hydraulic and Transmission Oil
    Do not mix with other products.

  • Recycle at Capital City Oil

    Glass Bottles and Jars
    Remove all caps and lids and rinse clean. Drop gently into container to avoid breakage.

  • Recycle at any drop-off recycling location

    Light Bulbs - Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (spiral design)

  • Recycle unbroken bulbs at Lowes, 1010 Coshocton Avenue, Mount Vernon

    Magazines
    Recycle loosely in containers.

  • Recycle in an Suburban Paper Retriever Bin
  • Recycle at any drop-off recycling location

    Mail
    Recycle loosely in containers.

  • Recycle in an Suburban Paper Retriever Bin
  • Recycle at any drop-off recycling location

    Motor Oil
    Do not mix with other products.

  • Recycle at Capital City Oil

    Motor Oil Filters

  • Recycle at Capital City Oil

    Newspaper - Newspaper Inserts and Computer Paper
    Recycle loosely in paper containers.

  • Recycle in an Suburban Paper Retriever Bin
  • Recycle at any drop-off recycling location

    Paper
    Recycle loosely in paper containers.

  • Recycle in an Suburban Paper Retriever Bin
  • Recycle at any drop-off recycling location

    Paperback Books

  • Recycle at any drop-off recycling location

    Phone Equipment - all styles

  • Recycle at Opportunity Knox,17604 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon

    Plastics Bottles and Jugs
    All plastics must be in the shape of bottle. Remove all caps and lids and rinse clean.

  • Recycle at any drop-off recycling location

    Plastic Grocery Bags

  • Recycle at Interchurch, 306 West Gambier Street, Mount Vernon
  • Recycle at Kroger Food & Pharmacy, 855 Coshocton Avenue, Mount Vernon
  • Recycle at Lowes, 1010 Coshocton Avenue, Mount Vernon
  • Recycle at Wal-Mart, 1575 Coshocton Avenue, Mount Vernon

    Printer Cartridges

  • Recycle at Staples, 1558 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon

    Steel Cans and Lids
    Rinse clean.

  • Recycle at Ross Bros. Salvage Inc.
  • Recycle at any drop-off recycling location

    Stereo Equipment

  • Recycle at Opportunity Knox,17604 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon.

    Styrofoam Peanuts
    Styrofoam must be clean and in a sealed bag.

  • Recycle at Pak Mail, 1558 Coshocton Avenue, Mount Vernon

    Telephone Books

  • Recycle at any drop-off recycling location

    Video Games

  • Recycle at Opportunity Knox,17604 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon

    Window Glass

  • Recycle at Jeld-Wen Windows, 1201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon
    Phone (740) 397-1144 for more details.
  • Televisions are accepted at the following
    Out-of-Town Businesses:


  • Accurate IT Services, Columbus. Phone (614) 453-0709 for rates.
  • Best Buy Stores throughout Ohio, accepts televisions with screens up to 32" for tube televisions and 60 inches for flat-panel televisions. No charge. Limit 3 per day.
  • Mid-OH Electronics Recycling, Mansfield. Phone (419) 774-5861 for rates.
  • Mid-OH Sanitation & Recycling, Mount Gilead. Phone (419) 947-7440 for rates.





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