Clark County, the cities of Battle Ground, Camas, La Center, Ridgfield, Vancouver and Washougal and the town of Yacolt are hosting Recycling Day Events in 2014. The events will give residents an opportunity to manage a variety of special wastes* through reuse, recycling or safe disposal.
**Please bring non-perishable food items for local food banks**
Description of Materials
ACCEPTED: Vehicle batteries - car, truck, motorcycle and marine lead acid batteries. Household batteries - alkaline, mercury, ni-cad, lithium, rechargeable and button batteries.
NOT ACCEPTED: Forklift, locomotive and hybrid car batteries.
ACCEPTED: Clean, dry polystyrene, white #6 block foam (Styrofoam®)
NOT ACCEPTED: Plastic-wrapped, yellow urethane foam; spongy polypropylene foam, food trays, foam film, hot tub covers, packing peanuts and foam with cardboard with tape or metal attached.
ACCEPTED: Computers, monitors, TVs, printers, VCRs, typewriters, cell phones and other electronics.
NOT ACCEPTED: Microwaves.
Freon Containing Items
ACCEPTED: Residential freezers, refrigerators; A/C units only; limit three Freon containing units per participant/per day.
NOT ACCEPTED: Commercial equipment, or RV and automotive air conditioning units.
Household Hazardous Waste
ACCEPTED: Automotive products - oil, antifreeze, gasoline, brake and transmission fluid. Household cleaners - oven cleaners, drain cleaners, disinfectants, laundry products. Paints and solvents - latex and oil base paint, thinners, varnishers, wood preservers. Poisons/pesticides - fungicides, insecticides, herbicides and rodenticides: all wastes must be from households.
NOT ACCEPTED: Explosives, ammunition, biological material or business generated wastes.
ACCEPTED: Large appliances (ovens, stoves, hot water heaters, clothes washers/dryers and dishwashers), barbecues, metal sinks and other metal items. Accepted items must be mostly metal.
NOT ACCEPTED: Propane tanks, car bodies, trailers or metals with grease.
ACCEPTED: Limit of two banker boxes per visit.
NOTE: Please remain in your vehicle unless directed by staff.
ACCEPTED: Regular size automobile, SUV, pickup truck and motorcycle tires, limit five tires per participant/per day. Rims (by themselves) are accepted for the scrap metal box.
NOT ACCEPTED: Tractor-trailer size or larger; tires with rims; tires from service station owners, repair garages or any type of tire dealer or re-treader.
Woody Yard Debris
ACCEPTED: Stumps, logs and tree branches. Please cut logs into sections four-feet long or less.
NOT ACCEPTED: Grass clippings or leaves.