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Recycling & Composting

Reduce, reuse, recycle – how about let’s not create waste in the first place?  A myriad of information is available about the what, where, and how of reducing waste and recycling an amazing variety of materials in our area.  Waste reduction includes practices such as composting, reducing packaging and choosing products that are made from recycled materials and that can ultimately be recycled for use again. Whether you recycle at the curb or at the recycling center – keep up the good work!

University of Missouri  
Composting Guide


City of Springfield 
Solid Waste Management


Dish to Dirt Home Composting Program


Recycle 417
 

Check out what can be recycled at Staples. 

https://www.staples.com/stores/recycling

Tech

Adapters & hubs

Battery backup devices

Cable/satellite receivers

Calculators

Car & wall chargers

CD/DVD/Blu-ray discs & players

Coffee brewers (less than 40 lb.)

Computers

Computer speakers

Connected home devices

Digital & video cameras

Digital projectors

Earbuds & AirPods®

Fax machines

Flash drives

Gaming consoles & controllers

GPS devices

Hard drives

Headphones & headsets

Keyboards & mice

Label makers

Tech (cont.)

Laminators

Laptops & MacBook®

Mobile phones & iPhone®

Monitors (CRT, LED / LCD, plasma)

MP3 players & iPod®

Printers & multifunction devices

Routers & modems

Scanners

Shredders

Small servers

Smart watches & Apple Watch®

Stereo receivers

Stylus pens & Apple Pencil®

Tablets, iPad® & eReaders

USB & Lightning® cables

Video streaming devices

Webcams

 Printer cartridges

Ink cartridges

Toner cartridges & drum units

Batteries

Lithium ion (Li-Ion)

Nickel metal hydride (Ni-MH)

Nickel zinc (Ni-ZN)

Non-rechargeable lithium NEW

Rechargeable nickel cadmium (Ni-Cd)

Single-use alkaline NEW

Small sealed lead acid (SSLA/Pb)

 

Writing tools

Crayons NEW

Pens & markers NEW

Wooden & mechanical pencils NEW

 

Even more

Phone & iPhone cases NEW

Tablet, iPad & eReader cases NEW

Shredding (cost per pound)

SodaStream® CO2 cylinders


 Missouri Recycling Association (MORA)

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