Battery Collection Comes to a Close

Battery Collection Comes to a Close

The Mobile County Recycling Center is no longer able to accept batteries for recycling. The facility has been collecting and recycling alkaline and non alkaline batteries since it opened its doors in November 2014 thanks to a vendor that was accepting them at no cost. This vendor is no longer able to provide this service and, since there is no longer an outlet for this material, we have to stop the collection. This doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t continue to recycle batteries! There are businesses in Mobile…

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Volunteers Needed to Help Recycle at 1065

Volunteers Needed to Help Recycle at 1065

Goodwill Easterseals is a proud member of the Cleaner Greener LODA Committee, spearheaded by the Alabama Coastal Foundation. This committee has been successfully organizing the recycling efforts at Mardi Gras, Bayfest, and 1065. We are now recruiting volunteers to help recycle at 1065. Read the Media Release below to find out how you can help: Volunteers are needed to help recycle at the 1065 Music Festival set for Friday, September 29 – Sunday, October 1 in downtown Mobile. Volunteers will set…

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Earth Day for the Monarchs: Help Save our Pollinators

Earth Day for the Monarchs: Help Save our Pollinators

The Mobile County Recycling Center is excited to have been selected as a site for one of two butterfly gardens that the Mobile County Commission will be planting on Earth Day (4/22/2017.) Join us Saturday from 9:00-11:00 as the community comes together to plant milkweed and other vegetation that attracts and sustains pollinators. This butterfly garden will provide much needed habitat for the monarch butterflies as the make their yearly migration across the United States and into Mexico. The monarch butterfly is one of the…

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Help Green Mardi Gras with the Eco Team

Help Green Mardi Gras with the Eco Team

Goodwill Easter Seals is a proud member of the Cleaner Greener LODA Committee, created by the Alabama Coast Foundation with the intent of brining sustainable practices to downtown Mobile. The primary focus of this committee is to reduce waste at large public events, which have included 1065 and Mardi Gras. The Eco Team is currently recruiting volunteers to help recycle during the last four days of Mardi Gras, Saturday, February 25 through Tuesday, February 28, 2017 – a variety of shift…

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MLK Day of Service

MLK Day of Service

The Mobile County Recycling Center hosted a  Day of Service in honor of the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday January 16th. Participating were around 25 students and faculty from the University of South Alabama and Spring Hill College. These hard working volunteers helped us manage materials coming in at the drop off, sorted plastic and paper, helped us process plastic bags, washed out bins, picked up litter, and cleaned up our office area. We are extremely grateful for their…

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Hitt Road Construction

Hitt Road Construction

Mobile County has partially closed Hitt Road to perform a road leveling project and install new turning lanes  into the Mobile County Recycling Center. The project is estimated to last six months and begun on October 12th. The Mobile County Recycling Center will remain open during its regular business hours – seven days a week from 8:00-6:30 – for the duration of this period. Due to ongoing road work, we have had to slightly alter the traffic flow in and…

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