Starting January 11th, 2021, #5 plastic tubs will be accepted in Rumpke’s recycling program. Residents can now place plastic tubs, along with their lids in the recycling bin. Be sure to rinse the container and reattach the lid before tossing in the bin.
What to do with Household Hazardous Waste
Cleaning out your garage? Gather an inventory of chemicals you no longer need with approximate weights or volumes of each category of waste and call the Solid Waste District for a voucher at 732-7745. The voucher will pay for disposal at Environmental Enterprises and can be mailed or e-mailed to you.
Remember, paint can simply be dried out by adding kitty litter, newspaper clippings or drying material sold at hardware stores. Once it’s a pasty consistency, it can be set on the curb for your waste hauler to collect.
Did you know that there is a demand for cardboard? That there are alternative ways to recycle some plastics? We are developing a series of articles on how, what and where to recycle and what you can do to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Please click the links below for an introduction to Clermont County recycling.