Recycling

GLASS – Rinse clear of all food and if possible, remove label. Unbroken Bottles & Jars: Clear, Green, Brown, Blue

PLASTICS – Rinse clear of all food and if possible, remove label and flatten. All plastic containers coded with a #1 – #7 on the bottom including: Milk Containers, Soda/Pop Bottles, Laundry Detergent Bottles

METALS – Rinse clear of all food and remove label and flatten if possible. Aluminum Cans, Tin Cans, Steel Cans, Bimetal Cans (rounded bottom, soup, tuna), Foil & Wrappers (Clean), Aluminum Trays (Clean)

PAPER – Must be clean and clear of food, mildew, mold, etc. Large cardboard must be broken down to 2’ by 2’ and bundled or tied. Newspaper & Inserts, Magazines, Catalogs, Phone Books, Paper Bags, Boxboard: (Cereal Boxes, 12-Pack Boxes, Macaroni Boxes, Rice Boxes, etc.), Cardboard (2’ x 2’), Junk Mail, Gift Wrap, Tissue Paper, Holiday Cards

City Holidays that Delay Recycling Collection:
MLK Day—Monday, January 17
Memorial Day—Monday, May 30
Independence Day—Monday, July 4
Labor Day—Monday, September 5
Thanksgiving Day—Thursday, November 24*
Christmas Day—Monday, December 26
New Year’s Day 2023 – Monday, January 2

*Only delay will be to Thursday’s collection.

Recycling Drop Off Center Located At Beloit Public Works Operations Facility
2351 Springbrook Court (at the back of the building).
Open Saturdays Only
9:00 am to 12:00 pm. (Closed for some holidays, see schedule below)

The Recycling Drop Off Center will be closed for the following dates in 2022:
Closed: Saturday, January 1, April 16, July 2, November 26,
December 24 & 31.

Learn more about items accepted at the Recycling Center.