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Recycling Drop-Off Sites

The City of Fayetteville provides two free Community Recycling Drop-Offs.  These drop-offs are open to everyone, not just Fayetteville residents. 

Locations and Hours:








735 North Street                                                                        1420 S. Happy Hollow Road  
6 am - 5 pm, Monday, Tuesday,                                       Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Wednesday,  Friday and Saturday
            6 am - 7 pm, Thursday
            Closed Sundays

Materials Accepted at Recycling Drop-Offs:

  • Newspaper (please remove plastic wrapping)
  • Corrugated Cardboard (must be flattened)
  • Paperboard or Chipboard (ex: cereal or shoe boxes, must be flattened and placed in with the cardboard)
  • Plastic bottles #1 (ex: soda, water, shampoo bottles; lids okay)
  • Plastic #2 (ex: milk jugs, detergent bottles; lids okay)
  • Aluminum cans (no foil, foil pans, or scrap metal)
  • Steel or Tin cans (no scrap metal)
  • All colors of glass bottles and jars (no dishes, ceramics, light bulbs or other glass items are accepted)
  • Mixed Paper: (ex: office paper, magazines, phone books) 

    It is very important to remember that these drop-off areas are for recyclables ONLY! They are NOT designed to collect hazardous waste (paints, oils, cleaners and other home chemicals), large bulky items (furniture and appliances), or electrical items (T.V’s, computers, radios, microwaves, VCR’s). Most of those items can be taken to the Washington County Household Hazardous Waste facility for free or a small charge. Washington County can be reached at (479) 444-1725. It is illegal to drop-off items other than the accepted recyclable materials. There is a $1000 fine for illegally dropping unauthorized items at the site.

    The Recycling Drop-Offs are no longer accepting #3 through #7 plastics due to a lack of recycling markets. 
    The domestic market for all plastic bottles and containers #3 through #7 has gone out of business.  When two recycling markets that can account for the recycling of these plastics can be found the program will be reinstated.  We are not able to collect the #3 through #7 plastics through our curbside program at this time.