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RECYCLING

Please help us keep the Recycling Containers Available! Take a little time to learn how it works. Read and follow directions on the recycling container.

 

  • Do not leave unwanted items.
  • Flatten cardboard and plastics.
  • Put properly prepared items in the correct bins.
  • Do not leave items outside the container.
  • Bring larger loads to the Recycling Center Facility.
    • NO STYROFOAM of any kind should ever be left at the recycle containers or at therecycle center. (Clean) Styrofoam peanuts are currently accepted at the Lake ChelanMail Boxes – 682-1303.
    • CRAFT PAPER/CORRUGATED BOARD: (Look for wavy layer). NO waxed cardboard. ALSO: Cereal Boxes (remove inside packaging), 6 pack holders, brown wrapping paper and grocery bags etc. NO plastic lined dog food bags or cement bags.
    • MIXED PAPER: Office paper, scrap or waste paper, non-glossy junk mail, computer paper,etc. Clean: NO food particles, soiled tissue or napkins. LEAVE shredded paper in bags. Large bags of shredded paper should be brought into the recycle building
    • GLASS BOTTLES/JARS: Remove lids; labels OK. Please rinse. Sort by color. NO light bulbs, dishes, windows, drinking glasses, ceramics, glass with leftover candle wax.
    • ALUMINUM CANS: Also clean aluminum pie pans and foil, etc. Separate cans from foil and pie plates, etc. NO pouch foil bags/packaging.
    • COPPER/BRASS: Also insulated copper & aluminum wire, aluminum scrap(3’ lengths and under), stainless steel. Cash paid for aluminum, copper and brass.
    • TIN CANS: Remove label, clean & rinse.
    • PLASTIC P.E.T.E. BOTTLES & JARS, any color. CLEAN, no liquids, leave tops on, crush PLASTIC MILK JUGS: And all clear screw-tops. Remove top, rinse, crush.
    • COLORED SCREW-TOP 2 : NO auto oil containers, chemical bottles.
    • MILK & JUICE CARTONS & ASCEPTIC CONTAINERS accepted! NO straws. Rinse and crush. Put in “cardboard section” at drop off stations.
    • USED MOTOR OIL: Bring used oil in 1 or 5 gallon containers to the Chelan Transfer Station or Chelan School Bus Garage (682-2442) NO anti-freeze, brake fluid, etc. at the School Bus Garage.
    • ANTI-FREEZE: Bring used anti-freeze in 1 or 5 gallon containers to the Chelan Transfer Station (682-5631)
    • TIRES: For recycling – $3 charge and up – Les Schwab – 682-4567
    • AUTO BATTERIES: Take to Les Schwab.
    • GROCERY PLASTIC BAGS: bubble packing pads accepted at Recycle Center. NO dog food bags
    • SAFEWAY WILL RECYCLE & PLASTIC BAGS: Clean plastic shopping and produce bags, bread sacks, cereal box liners & dry cleaner bags. NO food, dirt, stickers etc.

RECYCLE CENTER E-CYCLE WASHINGTON

Accepting computers (CPU/Tower), Laptops, Monitors, TVs.

 

NOT Accepting: Mice, Printers, Copiers, Scanners, all other electrical devices, incl. appliances & cell phones.) E-CYCLE items must be brought to the Recycle Center • Learn more:  www.ecyclewashington.org

UNWANTED ITEMS FOR RECYCLING

Items we cannot recycle

 

  • Oil & Chemical Bottles
  • No pesticide bag/containers
  • Styrofoam peanuts, Styrofoam packaging
  • Plastic Tubs
  • Cement Bags, Plastic Lined Dog Food Bags
  • Plastic Toys, Sleds, etc.
  • Wet or soiled paper, napkins, tissues, etc.
  • Plastic #’s , , , ,
  • Dry cell batteries
  • NO empty (or full) paint cans or chemical containers

Keep our sorting workers SAFE! Do not put any chemicals/pesticide containers in the recycle bins!

 


 

LEAVES & BRANCHES ~ TRANSFER STATION ONLY

LEAVES & BRANCHES: (under 6” diameter) Only Accepted at Chelan Transfer Station. NOT Recycle Center • Call (682-5631) No Noxious weeds. $8 per cubit yard. Open Tuesday – Saturday 10-4.

METAL ~ TRANSFER STATION & FRAGNITO METAL

Metal, air conditioner & refrigerator accepted at Chelan Transfer Station for a fee. (682-5631) and at Solar Refrigeration (682-4333)

 

METAL: Fragnito 35 Howser Rd. near Chelan Fruit Growers coop (509-293-1133) Visit their site to learn more. Also accepting Mice, Printers, Copiers, Scanners, all other electrical devices, incl. appliances & cell phones, Stereo receivers, microwaves, dvd/video/blue ray players, any power cords .

FLUORESCENT BULB RECYCLING

Bring your bulbs to Lake Chelan Lighting, 917 E Woodin Ave. (509-687-6101)

HOW & WHERE

NORTH CHELAN COUNTY BUSINESS PICK-UP: Many items picked up at many business, school or government agency in Chelan or Manson. Call for information: 682-4663

 

NORTH CHELAN COUNTY RECYCLING DROP OFF STATIONS:

  • Behind Manson Red Apple, Downtown Manson
  • Entiat, City Hall Parking Lot
  • Chelan Recycling Center
  • Chelan County Garbage Station T-F, 10-4 SAT 9-4…………………………………………..682-5631
  • City of Chelan Garbage Collection……………………………………………………………682-8011
  • Zippy Disposal – County Areas – Outside of City……………………………………………682-5464
  • Entiat Area Trash Disposal……………………………………………………………………..662-4591
  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection – Chemicals, paint,anti-freeze, household toxics, etc. Call Brenda………………………………………………………………………………………667-6415
  • KOZI, 2nd Cup of Coffee Program – sell used goods……………………………………….682-4033
  • Chelan County Adopt a Highway Litter Clean Up……………………………………………667-6415
  • State of Washington “Adopt A Highway”……………………………………………………..667-2800