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Recycling Division                                                                                                                                                 270-651-5977 or 270-678-4302


IMPORTANT

RECYCLING PLACED IN BAGS CAN NOT BE PICKED UP
City residents can get a Recycling Bin from City of Glasgow, Department of Public Works for FREE
270-651-5977
2020 03 06 Recycling Logo 2 DO RECYCLE THESE ITEMS
The City of Glasgow ONLY collects the following materials for recycling and ONLY these items should go into the recycling container.
CARDBOARD & BOXBOARD
(Boxes must be flattened)
Cardboard packing boxes
Cardboard tubes
Pizza Boxes (Clean)
Boxes with grey or brown inside


 CANS
(Rinsed & Emptied)
Steel food cans
Aluminum drink cans
Juice cans
Metal aerosol cans
NO paint cans or chemical containers
No pie pans or aluminum foil
PAPER
White paper
Colored paper
Shredded Paper (bagged in a clear plastic bag)
Envelopes
Calendars
Brown paper bags
Notepads
Folders
Newspapers
Magazines
Fliers
Brochures
Phone books
Junk mail
PLASTIC
Two-Liter drink bottles
Juice bottles & jugs
Water bottles
Milk jugs
Detergent bottles (emptied and rinsed. NO lids or caps)
NO plastic grocery bags








GLASS
Any color and size bottle or jar
NO Ceramics, Dishes, Mirrors or Windows

ELECTRONICS - Landfill Only
Desktop computers
Laptop computers
Household batteries

2020 03 06 Stop Logo DO NOT RECYCLE THESE ITEMS
If you are still unsure, please feel free to call us at 270-678-4302

METAL ITEMS - PAINT CANS OR TANKS
Swing sets, Cookware, Knives, Chains, Scrap Metal, Gas or Propane tanks, Helium tanks, Compressors
BLACK OR DARK COLORED GARBAGE BAGS
Bagged items must be in a CLEAR plastic bag 


CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
Siding, Drywall, Wood materials

HOSES & CORDS
Garden hoses, Extension cords, Ropes, Leashes
CAR PARTS & TIRES
Car parts, Tires, Batteries, Rubber Materials




PLASTIC ITEMS
Lawn chairs, Laundry baskets, Trash cans, Toys, Blinds, Buckets, Plastic Bags, Etc.
Many local retailers and grocery stores may accept plastic
NEEDLES & SYRINGES
Needles & Syringes should  be secured in a coffee can or milk jug and placed in your trash cart
TARPS & CLOTHING
Tarps, Blankets, Clothing
Put them in your trash cart or donate to charity
STYROFOAM & PACKING PEANUTS  

NO recycling drop-offs at the Landfill or Southgate on Saturday

Appliances may be delivered to the Glasgow Regional Landfill located at 400 Glen Gary Road, Glasgow, KY 42141 for recycling during regular operating hours. Landfill operating hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Appliances accepted for recycling include: washers, dryers, stoves, water heaters and dishwashers. The freon must be properly removed or the compressor must be off refrigerators, air conditioners and freezers at the time of disposal.

A truck is sent to area businesses on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons collecting recyclables. This program works on a call-in basis. Call 270-678-4302 for more information on this service.