Recycling

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"). Please call 937-333-4800 to request yours today!
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Here's how to get your free recycling bin (sizes 32 or 96-gallon):
  • Use Dayton Delivers from your smart phone, tablet or desktop
  • Call 937-333-4800

Some Easy Guidelines

  • 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.

Coming Soon

Residents who have contaminants in their recycling carts will receive informational ’Oops’ stickers on their carts with specific feedback designed to reduce contamination. Recycling carts with contamination will not be emptied by recycling trucks. Residents have the opportunity to correct the mistake and return the cart to the curb for their next scheduled date.

  • Mix all items together
  • Empty all bottles, jugs & cans
  • No need to remove labels
  • NEVER use plastic bags
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