Recycling

 
recycle-bins
Where can I recycle in Town?
The Town of Abingdon recycles:bin
(Curbside Recycling)
Paper (not cardboard)

#1 and #2 Plastics
Aluminum
Metal and Bimetal Cans
(Please call the Town to set up your curbside recycling 276-628-3167)
recycle-bin-locations_0417Blue recycling trailers are located at the Police Department and Coomes Recreation Center parking lots. You can place the following items in the recycle trailers:
All paper and cardboard (please breakdown cardboard)

#1 and #2 Plastics
Aluminum
Metal and Bimetal Cans
Where else can I recycle?
 -Glass?
Unfortunately at this time, we do not have suggestions for recycling glass. 
-Electronics?
Each year, the Town of Abingdon holds two events that offer e-waste recycling (Earth Day & America Recycles Day). At these events, they accept all electronics (anything with a power cord or batteries) except appliances with compressors (ACs, refrigerators, dehumidifiers, etc.).
-Document Shredding?
Each year, the Town of Abingdon holds two events that offer document shredding and recycling (Earth Day & America Recycles Day). At these events, they accept all forms of paper, files, magazines, etc.
 -Hazardous Materials?
Contact MXI Environmental Services at 1-877-693-6907 and watch for the annual Washington County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day.  
 -Other Specific Items?
Check out www.earth911.com
For more information on recycling in the Town of Abingdon, contact 276-628-3167 or Waste Management, Inc. at 1-800-838-7143.
For more information on recycling in Washington County, contact Coy Martin at 276-623-1044.
For more details on local green initiatives, visit the Sustain Abingdon facebook: www.facebook.com/SustainAbingdon
 Washington County’s Quick Reference
Washington County, Virginia offers recycling to county residents at 14 Manned Solid Waste Convenience Stations (MCS) throughout the county.
 Each MCS location has bins for:
 Newspaper
#1 and #2 Plastics
Aluminum
Used Motor Oil
 The Abingdon area MCS is the only facility that accepts ALL paper and large scrap metal items.
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