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November Shred Day Cancelled

November Shred Day Cancelled

Our November Shred Day has been cancelled due to rain. Our next event will take place on December 12th from 2:00 to 5:00. Our monthly Shred Day takes place on the second Wednesday of every month. There is a $5.00 fee per box and a four box limit. Boxes should be approximately the size of a bank box.  If you need more information please call 251-375-4527. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.      

Hitt Road closed Monday 8/20/18

Hitt Road closed Monday 8/20/18

Hitt Road will be undergoing emergency repairs on starting on Monday and possibly lasting through Wednesday. The Mobile County Recycling center will remain accessible during this time and will be open as scheduled. The repairs were initially scheduled to start today but have been postponed due to rain.

Battery Collection Comes to a Close

Battery Collection Comes to a Close

Although the Mobile County Recycling Center is no longer able to accept batteries, there are businesses in Mobile currently accept them from residents. Here is a list of businesses and what they currently accept: Battery Source Address: 1704 West Interstate 65 Service Rd S, Mobile, AL 36693 Phone Number: (251) 665-9002 Accepting: all batteries Battery Shop Recycling Address: 1550 West Interstate 65 Service Rd S, Mobile, AL 36693 Phone number: (251) 287-5564 Accepting: all batteries Batteries and Bulbs Address: 3653 Airport Blvd, Mobile, AL…

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Monthly Volunteer Clean up Days

Monthly Volunteer Clean up Days

The Mobile County Recycling Center has always accepted volunteers during its hours of operation and now the facility is happy to announce the creation of monthly volunteer days to facilitate the coordination of a concentrated effort aimed at cleaning up the grounds and the warehouse. This event is a result of the partnership between Goodwill Easterseals (the operator of the facility) and Keep Mobile Beautiful. This monthly volunteer clean up day falls on the third Saturday of every month from 9:00 to 11:00. First time volunteer registration…

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Compartmentalized Trailers available for Event Recycling

Compartmentalized Trailers available for Event Recycling

The Mobile County Recycling Center has acquired compartmentalized trailers from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management to facilitate the recovery of recyclable waste in our community. If you’re planning a large event and would like to incorporate green practices, consider requesting the use of one of our trailers! Here are a few benefits of adding a compartmentalized trailer to your event:  Simplifies the collection and transportation of recyclable materials.  Can be used to collect paper, cardboard, plastic bottles,…

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Secure Document Shred Days

Secure Document Shred Days

Shredding is a safe and secure way of preventing valuable information from getting in the wrong hands. The Mobile County Recycling offers on site shred days on the second Wednesday of every month from 2:00 to 5:00. Residents are able to bring files to be destroyed and watch as these documents are shredded. On shred days our portable shredder is stationed outside by the office area, right past the drop off. There is a 4box limit per person and a $5 fee per box –…

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Help Green Mardi Gras with the Eco-Team!

Help Green Mardi Gras with the Eco-Team!

The Mardi Gras Eco-Team is in its 5th year of recycling and needs your help to create a cleaner, greener carnival atmosphere! Volunteers are needed for the final four days of the Mardi Gras season, Saturday, February 10 through Tuesday, February 13, 2018, and a variety of shift options are available. There will be recycling stations set up in Bienville Square, Cathedral Square, the new Mardi Gras Park, and Spanish Plaza marked by high flying flags to bring greater visibility…

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Christmas Tree Recycling

Christmas Tree Recycling

Although we’re unable to accept trees for recycling at the Mobile County Recycling Center, there will be drop off sites through out Mobile accepting them from December 26 through January 14th. The City of Mobile will be manning sites in each district to accept trees from residents at no cost. Please see the flyer below for more information.

Holiday Do’s and Don’ts

Holiday Do’s and Don’ts

The holidays are the busiest season in the world of recycling as individuals unwrap their gifts and prepare meals for family and friends. Although a lot of items produced during this time can be recycled, there are some that unfortunately can’t be. The list below outlines holiday items that can’t and can’t be recycled at the Mobile County Recycling Center. For information about batteries and tree recycling please view the other posts on this page.