If You Live in the City of Dayton, it's Free & Easy to Recycle at Home!
It's as easy as tossing newspapers, plastic bottles or other recyclables in a recycling bin instead of a trash can. All you have to do is use your free City of Dayton recycling bin (you can choose the 96-gallon “Big Bin” or the 32-gallon “Lil’ Bin").
Recycling saves more than just the environment-it saves the community lots of money, too. It costs the City of Dayton $38.25 for every ton of garbage sent to a landfill. However, there is no cost for disposal of recyclables. As the community recycles more, the City further reduces its landfill costs and helps taxpayers save hundreds of thousands of dollars a year! All it takes is more participation by people like you!
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Some Easy Guidelines
Recycle plastics coded 1 through 7
Recycle newspapers, magazines, cardboard and any paper products not soiled by food or liquids. Also, bottle and cans.
No food or liquids should be included
Rinse containers before recycling
Remove caps and lids before recycling
Place recycling containers at least 5 feet from waste containers on pickup day.
The Montgomery County Solid Waste District
accepts household recyclables, paint, batteries, motor oil, fluorescent
lights, electronics, computers and tires from personally owned
vehicles. For more information call 937-225-4999.