Recycling Program

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.