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LEE COUNTY RECYCLES

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The following items are accepted for recycling at Lee County’s Convenience Centers

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CARDBOARD

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  • Put cardboard in the specially marked bins. Please breakdown and flatten all boxes.

  • DO NOT include waxed or oiled cardboard, frozen food boxes, packing material (foam “peanuts”) or wrapping paper.

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CO-MINGLED RECYCLABLES

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The following items can be mixed together and put into the same specially marked bin:

Newspaper & Magazines

  • Newspaper with inserts, magazines and catalogs.

  • DO NOT include any plastic bags or string.

Mixed Paper & Books

  • Junk Mail, cereal boxes, frozen food boxes, cardboard inserts, hardcover and paperback books, and phone books.

  • DO NOT include corrugated cardboard boxes with co-mingled recyclables.

Glass Bottles & Jars

  • Glass food & drink bottles & jars. Please rinse containers of all contents and remove lids and caps.

  • DO NOT include any light bulbs, ceramics, cookware, dishes, window glass, eye glasses, drinking glasses, mirrors or crystal.

Cans & Small Metal Items

  • Steel & Aluminum food, beverage, paint and aerosol cans and pie tins and other small metal items. . All cans must be empty. Please rinse out residue.

  • DO NOT include any propane cylinders, eating utensils, batteries, or metal/cardboard containers (juice, oil).

Plastic Containers

  • Plastic food, beverage & soap containers, plastic flower pots, pails and other small rigid plastic items.

  • Please rinse items.

  • DO NOT include motor oil bottles, anti-freeze bottles, automotive fluid bottles, weed killer bottles, pesticide containers, insecticide containers or styrofoam items.

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USED MOTOR OIL and OIL FILTERS

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  • Used motor oil, oil filters, kerosene, crankcase draining, diesel fuel, and hydraulic and transmission fluids can be recycled at all convenience centers.

  • Please put used motor oil and other fluids in sealed, leak proof containers and pour into properly marked tank.

  • Anti-freeze is also accepted for recycling. Please do not mix anti-freeze with other automotive fluids.

  • DO NOT mix oil with water, anti-freeze, solvents or gasoline.

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BATTERIES

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  • Lead-acid (automotive) batteries are accepted for recycling at all convenience centers as well as local battery retailers.

  • Rechargeable batteries and cell phones are accepted for recycling at the following locations:

    • Lee County Convenience Centers

    • Lee County General Services - 805 S. Fifth Street

    • RadioShack - 1055 Spring Lane

    • Lowe's - 3015 South Horner Blvd.

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ELECTRONICS

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  • Computers (Monitors, CPUs, Printers, Keyboards and other attachments) are accepted for recycling at all convenience centers.

  • Televisions

  • Cell Phones are accepted at all convenience centers for recycling.

  • Ink Jet and Toner Cartridges are accepted at all convenience centers for recycling.

  • Any household item that has or had an electrical cord.

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WHITE GOODS & SCRAP METAL

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  • Household Appliances (White Goods) and other metal items are accepted for recycling at all convenience centers.

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