VAN WERT COUNTY
Email: email@example.com Telephone: 419-238-7767
Our Mission: The mission of the Solid Waste Management District is to provide waste reduction services and opportunities in a manner that exceeds the expectations of its customers and the communities it serves.
THE PAPER FIBER STREAM-BIN
Corrugated sheets and boxes (flattened), cereal and other pasteboard
packaging, file folders, poster board, brown paper bags, etc. Please cut
down large boxes and remove plastic windows.
PAPER: Material that
has a glossy sheen including: magazines, catalogs, flyers, etc.
OFFICE PAPER: Office
paper including copy, construction, envelopes, computer, tablets and
pads, phonebooks, workbooks with plastic binding removed, and junk mail.
No 3-ring binders.
Newspaper and all included paper items. No plastic bags or rubber bands.
Place hardcover and paperback books in a paper bag for easy separation.
The District maintains a library consisting of thousands of books
available free at the Recycling Center.
NOT MIX PAPER FIBER AND COMMINGLE MATERIALS TOGETHER!
THE COMMINGLE STREAM-BIN TWO
Aluminum or bimetal cans including: empty
aerosol cans and small miscellaneous metal scrap. Containers must be
rinsed free of food waste or other contaminants. Labels do not need to
All plastic containers numbers 1, through 7 (No Styrofoam), shopping
bags (multiple plastic bags must be placed inside one bag), Labels and
lids do not need removed. Call for unlisted grades
Clean food or beverage container glass. No
bulbs, ornamental, plate/window, Pyrex or cookware. All containers must
be rinsed free of food waste/other contaminants. Labels and lids do not
FOIL: Aluminum foil
and pans rinsed free of food waste/other contaminants
WE CAN NOT ACCEPT: Adhesive materials; used tissue paper/paper towels, oil/food
metal or plastic ends or spouts, cardboard juice or milk
containers, propane (flammable gas) tanks, pet food bags; carbon paper;
or items with food or other contaminants. Please keep your recycling
SPECIAL ITEMS – RECYCLING
Large and small
includes: air conditioners, refrigerators, freezers, furnaces, dish
washers, water heaters, ranges, washers, dryers, toasters, mixers,
sweepers, fans, etc.
electronic! Computers and accessories, stereo equipment, DVD & video
players, copiers, etc. $.37/lb fee for tube type Monitors and Televisions;
PLASTICS: ABS, shrink
rap, and vinyl siding (less than 4’ lengths). Call for others
OIL: Used motor or
hydraulic oil free of gasoline, solvents or other contaminants
LIGHTS: 4’ and 8’
tubes residential use bulbs only
TIRES: $3.00 per
passenger car or truck tire. Call for larger tire prices
wet cell only
RECYCLING: Bins must
be out by 7:30 a.m.. Please avoid extreme weather setout. Materials
placed in plastic bags will not be collected. The first two recycling
bins are available for your use free. Replacement bins are $7.00 each.
Recycling Center Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 – 5:00. First and third Saturday 8:00-Noon.
Holiday schedules changes available 24 hours-per-day by calling 238-7767.