Cardboard, Glass, Metals Paper, Plastic:

Cardboard and Browns: Two-ply cardboard with a wavy center, brown bags, paper towel cores, boxboard such as cereal boxes. Make sure your items are clean and dry.

Newspaper and Magazines: High-gloss magazines and catalogs only. Tear thicker catalogs into quarter inch sections. Remove newspapers and magazines from boxes, bags or string and place loose in the bin.

Mixed Paper: Includes junk mail, file folders, index cards, brochures, envelopes, egg cartons, construction and wrapping paper. Please, no napkins, paper towels, facial tissue, photos, books, or aseptic cartons.

Phone Books: Place in the bin located in front of the building. No paperback books or catalogs.

Shred: Empty shredded paper from bags into a bin inside the warehouse during operating hours. Shredding services are available during operating hours for .40 cents/lb.

White Ledger: White copy paper,  printed computer paper, lined writing paper. Place into a bin inside the warehouse during operating hours.

Glass: Glass bottles and jars. Rinse and discard lids. Labels can be left on. No light bulbs, ceramics, window glass, drinking glasses, or glass bakeware.

Aluminum Cans: Drain and rinse. No foil or tin cans.

Scrap Metals: Brass, copper tubing and wire, cast and sheet aluminum, vehicle radiators, bicycles.

Tin Cans: Food and drink cans only. Please rinse. Labels can be left on. No aerosol or paint cans.

#1 Clear Plastic Bottles and Jugs: Check resin code on the bottom of the container and place in the appropriate bin. Please rinse containers.

#2 Cloudy Plastic Bottles and Jugs: Check resin code on the bottom of the container and place in the appropriate bin. Please rinse containers.

#2 Color Plastic Bottles and Jugs: Check resin code on the bottom of the container and place in the appropriate bin. Please rinse containers.

Hard to Recycle Items:

 

Lead-acid Batteries: Such as auto and boat. Please place on white spill control pallet.

Rechargeable Batteries: Drop off at office window during operating hours.

Used Oil: Cooking and motor oil. No commercial use. Use sealed containers no larger than 5 gallons. Place on white spill control pallets.  

Compact Fluorescent Bulbs (CFLs): Drop off CFLs at the office window during operating hours. No fluorescent tubes.

Cartridges: Ink and toner cartridges accepted during operating hours.

Electronic Waste:

The following items are required to be recycled and are free to Latah County residents. Businesses, schools, and organizations are required to recycle these items and only have to pay a fee for TVs and monitors. Out-of-county must pay a fee for all electronics.

 

CPUs Laptops TVs
Cell Phones Monitors Game Systems
Printers DVD/VCR Stereos

Yard Waste Drop Off:

Yard waste bins are for Latah County residents only, no commercial. One load per day.

Location: Bins are located off N. Almon St., behind Moscow Recycling at 401 N. Jackson St.

Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Acceptable Materials: Leaves, Branches (max 4’ long or 6” diameter), Grass Clippings, Weeds, Brush/Shurb Trimmings, Christmas Trees, Bark.

Unacceptable Materials: Stumps, Dirt, Rocks, Plastics, Food, Pet Feces, Manure, Lumber, Construction Debris, Sod.