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 Clark County, Washington, 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**

Dates for these events are as follows:

   April

   May

Yacolt - Saturday, April 12, 9am - 2pm

La Center - Saturday, May 3, 9am - 1pm

Ridgefield - Saturday, April 19, 9am - 1pm

Camas - Saturday, May 17, 9am - 1pm

Washougal - Saturday, April 26, 9am - 1pm

East Vancouver - Saturday, May 24   9am - 1pm

   September

   October

Central Vancouver - Saturday, September 13, 9am - 1pm
Clark College, Red Lot 3, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way:
A/C units, batteries, block foam, e-waste, freezers and
refrigerators, household hazardous waste,
scrap metal, woody yard debris, tires.
Clark College, Purple Lot 1, 1800 Fort Vancouver Way: Shredding.

Battle Ground - Saturday, October 4, 9am - 1pm
Battle Ground High School parking lot,
300 NW 3rd Way (enter off of N Parkway Ave):

A/C units, batteries, block foam, e-waste, freezers
and refrigerators, household hazardous waste,
scrap metal, woody yard debris, shredding, tires.

Hazel Dell - Saturday, September 20, 9am - 1pm
99th St Transit Center, 9700 NE 7th Ave:
A/C units, batteries, block foam, e-waste, freezers and
refrigerators, household hazardous waste,
scrap metal, woody yard debris, shredding, tires.

Description of Materials

  • Batteries
    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.

  • Block Foam
    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.

  • E-Waste
    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.

  • Scrap Metal
    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.

  • Shredding
    ACCEPTED: Limit of two banker boxes per visit.
    NOTE: Please remain in your vehicle unless directed by staff.

  • Tires
    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.

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