What Can Be Recycled

#1 & #2 with Screw-On Tops.

The number can be found inside the triangular recycle symbol. Also, please rinse out the containers prior to putting them inside the recycle bins. If you would like to crush the container to save space, please feel free to do so.

Cardboard & Mixed Paper Products

These items may or may not have the recycle symbol somewhere on the package. The general rule is that if it can be ripped, it can be recycled. We can not take any package with a wax coating, such as orange juice or milk cartons. If it is in box form, please break it down.

Aluminum

Please rinse any food item before placing it inside the recycle bin, including drinks. If you would like to crush the aluminum prior to putting them inside the container to save space, please feel free to do so.

Tin Cans

These MUST be rinsed thoroughly! If not, we will not be able to recycle them.

Used Ink Cartridges

Any kind. Any size. They are all recyclable.

Glass

We accept clear, green, or brown container glass. This is glass that has been used for food or drinks. It must be rinsed clean. Please be careful when including glass into your recycle bin and try not to break it.

Electronics

You may place old computers, radios, vcr’s, cell phones, etc out for collection with recycling. Please note that there will be a $10 handling charge for any television sets.

Scrap Metal

We take all kinds! If you have large items or a large amount, just give us a call and we can arrange for a special pick up.

Contact Us

If you are unsure about recycled waste just give us a call and we will steer you in the right direction. Call 706 968 1370 or send us an email with this contact form.

Residential and Business Recycling Audits

recylcing-habersham-trash-pickupNot sure how much you can impact the environment by recycling? Let us perform an audit on your waste.

We will come to your home or business and seperate your recyclables from your garbage. We will then weigh both your garbage and your recyclables, showing you how much waste you can remove from our landfill.

Just call us and let us know what day of the week your normal garbage pick-up occurs or if you take your own garbage to the landfill, let us know what day you want us to come.

This service is FREE to anyone in Habersham County

Yes

  • Plastic soda bottles
  • 2 Liter bottles
  • Juice Bottles
  • Medicine Bottles
  • Cleaner Bottle (w/ Spray Trigger removed)
  • Liquid Laundry Detergent
  • Milk Jugs
  • Hair Product Bottles (w/ Spray Trigger removed)
  • Cereal Boxes
  • Snack Boxes
  • Newspapers
  • Used Copy Paper
  • Shipping Boxes
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Clean Aluminum Foil
  • Food and Juice Cans
  • Glass Bottles
No

  • Yogurt Containers
  • Butter Tubs
  • Sour Cream Containers
  • Coffee Container
  • Styrofoam Cups
  • Plastic Bags
  • Contaminated Paper (like used Paper towels and Napkins
  • Tin Foil Contaminated w/ Food
  • Dirty Food Cans
  • Ice Cream Boxes
  • Pringles Cans
  • Aerosol Cans
  • Potato Chip Bags
  • Motor Oil Bottles
  • Paint Cans
  • Plastic Cups