Recycling in Independence, Kansas
June 2013 will be the last date Southside will accept recycling!
Thank you Ginger for all the time and energy spent collecting recycling!.
Do YOU want to see recycling continue in Independence? Contact your city commissioners and encourage them to support a new recycling program!
May and June ONLY!
1025 Coffeyville Ave.
(corner of Cement and Coffeyville) see map
every third Saturday of the month, 8:00-10:00 am, the following accepted:
plastic (numbers 1 and 2); please rinse and flatten
newspaper: cannot have been wet; please remove rubber bands
paper, including junk mail and shredded paper
magazines and other slick paper; no colored construction paper
corrugated cardboard; paper sacks may be included with cardboard
soft and hard cover books
Please support Ginger Nelson in her efforts. Volunteers are greatly needed to help with collection!
Please contact Ginger at 620-330-6806.
Other recycling in and near Independence:
501 S. 20th Street
301 W. Main
Ink jet cartridges
121 S. Peter Pan Rd.
Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste Facility
117 N Wald
Batteries, paint, pesticides collected third Wednesday of the month,
Recycling Center of Fredonia
1312 N 2nd St
Fredonia, KS 66736
Diamonds are forever and so is Styrofoam. Styrofoam, also known as polystyrene has a recycle number code 6, but very few places recycle it. It is best to avoid using it, but when you are stuck with Styrofoam peanuts or other packing material, you may recycle at most Staples stores. The closest to Independence is at:
2400 SE Washington Blvd
Bartlesville, OK 74006-7217
Styrofoam can also be recycled by packaging it and mailing to:
Alliance of Foam Packaging Recyclers
1298 Cronson Boulevard, Suite 201
Crofton, MD 21114 USA
Clean industrial products packaging only. No peanuts and no food containers (coffee cups, egg cartons, trays, etc.) See their website guidelines.
Phone 800-828-2214 for the nearest location accepting styrofoam peanuts.
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