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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

STYROFOAM

Dolco Packaging takes clean styrofoam. They make more packaging styrofoam trays …. Reduce what is going into the landfill!!

Dolco Packaging 1121 S. Columbia Street, Wenatchee The bin is on Ferry.

NOT Accepting: not peanuts

 

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