What is recyclable?
The items below are recyclable and should not be disposed of in the trash.
•Newsprint, office paper, magazines, phone books, brochures, notebook paper, envelopes, soft cover booklets, manila folders, card stock
•Corrugated cardboard (broken down, flattened)
•Chipboard (cereal boxes, cracker boxes, etc.)
•Aluminum and steel cans
•Plastics with the number 1, 2, 4, or 7 inside the recycling logo
•Glossy magazines and catalogs
•Corrugated cardboard (broken down, flatten)
What is NOT recyclable?
•Paper towels, napkins, and tissue
•Food and food stained containers
•Snack packaging (chip and candy wrappers)
•Plastic bags - These should be reused and then recycled at your local grocery store.
•Plastic utensils - These can be washed and reused.
•Plastic oil and pesticide containers
•Glass of any kind.
Please keep the contents of your recycling container under 50 pounds, and remember that everything you put in your containers is hand sorted. So placing non-recyclable materials in the container costs the community time and money.
Drop off service available for City of Fort Smith residents only.
Residents can drop off their e-waste for FREE. E-waste includes computer towers, laptops, keyboards, personal electronic devices, moniters, cell phones, A/V equipment, scanners, copiers, and television sets up to a 27" in size.
The Department of Sanitation does not accept eWaste from businesses.
For information on commercial eCycling, please visit www.eccopartners.org.