Recycling

Recycling is provided by Elk County Public Works Dept 620-374-2580

2nd and 4th Friday and Saturday of the month   9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

TYPES OF HOUSEHOLD ITEMS ACCEPTED
*Plastic Containers – rinsed, crushed and sorted:
·       Marked with a 1 – these are usually soft drink and juice containers that you can see through
·       Marked with a 2 -  these are milk and large water jugs that are not dyed
·       Colored detergent bottles
PLEASE NO PETROLEUM CONTAINERS
*Steel cans all sizes – rinse, it’s not necessary to remove labels
*Aluminum cans – rinse and crush
*Newspaper
*Magazines
*Office or mixed paper – all junk mail and miscellaneous paper all weights and colors
*Cardboard – remove all non-cardboard packing and break down to lay flat

 

Trash

Trash is collected by Countywide Refuse on the following days:
Thursday - on the east side of town from Wabash
Friday - on the west side of town from Wabash

Poly Carts are available for purchase through Countywide Refuse at 620.358.3681
Otherwise, you are allowed up to 3 standard garbage cans with tight fitting lids
Set them out early in the morning - pickup is usually earlier in summer than winter