The City of Melbourne has implemented a comprehensive recycling program
to collect aluminum, metal cans, plastics, paper and cardboard.
The collection site is located at 300 Circle Drive, next to the Izard County Sheriff's Office off Hwy 9 Spur.
Collection dates are Tuesday and Saturday afternoons from noon-4pm.
Items you can drop-off:
> Aluminum - beverage cans only (crushed cans preferred).
> Metal Cans - food, beverage and juice cans. Empty foods and liquid and
rinse thoroughly. OK to Leave labels on. (No paint cans or oil cans.)
> Plastics - Soft Drink bottles, milk jugs, detergent bottles, etc.
Containers MUST have #1 or #2 inside the triangle on the bottom. No
paint, oil, chemical (pesticide or herbicide) plastics.
> Paper - newspapers, magazines, phone books, paper, junk mail. Please
keep paper dry!
> Cardboard - Boxes, dry food boxes, shoe boxes, etc. Flatten all boxes.
Pizza delivery boxes are OK but no wax-coated or frozen food boxes.