Recycling

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Farhope Curbside Recycing

Baldwin County


Directions and Contacts:

Curbside Service
251-478-3333
8am - 5pm | 7 Days a Week

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Description:

The City of Fairhope recycles the following items curbside:

  • Paper - newspaper, office paper, glossy magazines, junk mail
  • Cardboard - non-waxed only (break these down, no filler materials)
  • Scrap metals - including aluminum, steel cans, and appliances. Please rinse cans
  • Glass Bottles - all colors. Please rinse bottles and non-broken glass only
  • Plastic bottles - All jugs with screwtop lids. Rinse, remove lid and compact, please. All jugs number 1 through 7.

The only plastic bottle that is not accepted is Motor Oil bottles.
All materials must be placed in separate containers (or bag different materials in same container) in a container marked "Recycling"...free "Fairhope Recycles" stickers are available at City Hall or the Public Utilities Warehouse.

OTHER RECYCLING ITEMS OF INTEREST:
  • Electronics - Computers, TV's, small appliances...bring in to Public Works to recycle
  • Ink & Toner Cartridges, household batteris - Should be taken to Fairhope High School
  • Tires - bring in to the recycling center for a fee (recycled into fuel!)
  • Eye Glasses -take to Bay Eyes to recycle
  • Ni Cad (rechargeable) batteries - take to any Radio Shack store or to Fairhope High School
  • Car batteries - bring in to the recycling center
  • Household Hazardous Waste - bring in to the recycling center

Large appliances, bicycles, other metals need to be brought in to the recycling center (for free) or call for a special collection (for a fee)

UNACCEPTABLE OR NON-RECYCLABLE ITEMS:
  • No Plastic Bags or other non-bottle plastics
  • No Styrofoam peanuts or plastic filler materials
  • No Pressurized tanks (butane tanks can be taken to Amerigas in Robertsdale)
  • No Waxed Cardboard
  • No food-contaminated material (rinse all bottles and cans)
  • No light bulbs, windows, or mirrors