Category List

Not sure of what you can recycle locally, or who accepts recyclable  materials? Select the link to the category of the material you'd like to  recycle and find out where it can be recycled.

Appliances & Scrap Metal

Cascade Metal Recycling

Accepts aluminum, barbecues, brass, cars with and without titles, copper, dryers, metal fencing, hot water heaters, lawnmowers (riding and push) metal playground equipment, refrigerator compressors, stainless steel.

Schnitzer Steel (White City)

Accepts aluminum, bicycles, brass, cars with titles, copper, dishwashers, dryers, refrigerators with compressors, stainless steel, steel, washers.

Southern Oregon Sanitation

Accepts scrap metal for free, and appliances for a fee at the Kerby Transfer Station and Recycle Depot.

Republic Services

Accepts televisions, microwaves, computers for free at the Recycle Depot.

Accepts televisions, microwaves, computers, as well as scrap metal for free at the Merlin Transfer Station.

Does not accept appliances, even for a fee at the Recycle Depot and Merlin Transfer Station.

Community Recycle Center

Accepts aluminum, brass, copper, aluminum storm windows, doors, and screens.

Cars

Cascade Metal Recycling

Accepts cars with and without titles

Merlin Transfer Station (Republic Services )

Accepts car batteries

Schnitzer Steel (White City)

Accepts cars with titles

Wheels for Wishes (part of Make A Wish Foundation)

Accepts cars with titles. Transport is arranged by Wheels for Wishes

Curbside Recycling

Republic Services 

Accepts magazines, newspaper, scrap paper, phone books, paperback books, clean plastic bottles, tubs, jugs, jars, laundry detergent bottles, buckets, rigid nursery pots, paperboard, cardboard, egg cartons, shoe boxes, cereal boxes, tin cans, aluminum pie plates, aluminum foil.

Does Not Accept glass, wax coated cardboard, styrofoam, plastic bags, motor oil, antifreeze, clothing, wood, buckets with metal handles, plastic furniture, baling twine, or strapping.

Southern Oregon Sanitation

Accepts magazines, newspaper, scrap paper, phone books, paperback books, plastic bottles with smaller necks than their bases (# 1-7), water bottles, milk jugs, laundry detergent bottles, paperboard, cardboard, egg cartons, shoe boxes, cereal boxes, tin cans, aluminum pie plates, aluminum foil, butter tubs, cottage cheese containers.

Does Not Accept waxed cardboard, motor oil, antifreeze,  glass,  plastic bags.

Electronics & Computers

Republic Services Recycle Depot / Southern Oregon Aspire

Accepts cell phones, computers, computer monitors, modems, personal digital devices, scanners, printers, televisions, microwaves, cameras, VCRs, DVD players.

Cascade Metal Recycling

Accepts computer modems.

Goodwill - Official E-CYCLE drop off point

Accepts televisions, computers, laptops, monitors.

Merlin Transfer Station - Official E-CYCLE drop off point

Accepts household batteries, televisions, computers, laptops, monitors.

Project Restart

Accepts complete computer systems.

Southern Oregon Sanitation - Official E-CYCLE Drop-off Point

Accepts televisions, computers, laptops, monitors.

Staples

Accepts cell phones, computers and monitors, printer cartridges, printers, scanners.

Glass

Republic Services

Recycle Depot and Merlin Transfer Station

Southern Oregon Sanitation

Recycle Depot and Kerby Transfer Station

Paint

Glidden Paint (Grants Pass)

Sherwin Williams (Grants Pass)

Paintcare - Large Volume Pickup Service

Accepts large quantities (200+ gallons) of paint. See their website for more information.

Paper & Cardboard

Community Recycle Center

Accepts cardboard, newsprint, magazines, hardback books, and encyclopedias.

Southern Oregon Sanitation

Accepts at magazines, newspaper, scrap paper, phone books, paperback books, paperboard, cardboard, egg cartons (cardboard), shoe boxes, cereal boxes at Curbside pickup, the Recycle Depot, and Kerby Transfer Station.

Republic Services

Accepts newspapers, magazines, catalogs, cardboard, paper bags at Curbside pickup, the Recycle Depot, and Merlin Transfer Station.

Southern Oregon Aspire

Accepts cardboard, office paper, phone books, newspaper, scrap paper, catalogs, books, paperback books

Plastics

See Meaning of Plastics Recycling Numbers for more information about the plastics for each number.

Community Recycling Center

Accepts plastic (#1, 2 & 4) pallet / Film / Stretch wrap, plastic bags, campaign signs, strapping (green or black)

Southern Oregon Sanitation

Accepts All plastics stamped with recycling triangle at Curbside pickup, the Recycle Depot, and Kerby Transfer Station.

Republic Services

Accepts plastic (1-7), plastic milk jugs at curbside pickup, the Grants Pass Sanitation Depot, and Merlin Transfer Station.

Southern Oregon Aspire 

Plastic (1,2,5,6,7), plastic milk jugs, water bottles, small necked plastic bottles

Yard Waste

Jo Co Transfer Station (formerly JO-GRO)

See Republic Services, Local Facilities for details.

Republic Services

See Republic Services website for details.

Southern Oregon Compost

See Southern Oregon Compost website for details.

Southern Oregon Sanitation

See Southern Oregon Sanitation website for details.