Single-stream recycling is here!
City of Tallahassee residents are able to put all recycling in the container without separating paper and plastic/glass bottles, etc. The program launched in October 2013, using the same recycling containers that are now used by residents. Containers will be retrofitted on a rolling basis.
Leon County’s facility accepts ONLY electronics, household hazardous waste, clean yard debris and waste tires. The part of this facility that was the landfill closed effective January 1, 2009.The facility will accept ONLY white Styrofoam™ (Expanded Polystyrene/EPS—brand name: Styrofoam™) - Remove all plastic bags and labels. This includes furniture and appliance packaging, unused Hot/Cold EPS cups, packaging peanuts (nonwater soluble only) and Polystyrene labeled#6. It will not accept Styrofoam™ packaging with mailing labels or tape, foam trays or carry-out containers, previously contaminated with food or solid polystyrene products like food trays. Furniture, steel, metal, cardboard, carpet, construction and demolition debris can be taken to Marpan Recycling for a fee. Located at 6020 Woodville Highway, the facility is open Monday thru Friday from 7 AM until 4:30 PM and 8 AM until 4:30 PM on Saturday.
Questions? Recycling: 850.606.1823Hazardous Waste: 850.606.1803. www.leoncountyfl.gov/HHW/Landfill: 850.606.1800 Fluorescent bulbs and compact fluorescents (CFL’s) as well as paints, used oils, and car batteries and can be dropped off at the Ft. Braden, Miccosukee or Woodville Rural Waste Service Centers. If you live in unincorporated Leon County, check out the website to determine what they will accept.