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Recycling Tips: July 2020

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On June 20, there was a One Stop Drop. Here are details about each item/recycler:

  • The dental care, hair/skin care, and chip bags are being collected by Pleasant Ridge Montessori and will be mailed in to Terracycle to be recycled. For more information about starting your own Terracycle account, go to Terracycle.com.
  • Outside of this event, Kroger Pharmacy will recycle your prescription pill bottles as long as you have your prescriptions filled there. 
  • Matthew 25 Ministries also accepts pill bottles for recycling at their facility at 11060 Kenwood Road in Blue Ash. The containers are redistributed globally or recycled on site and the material sold with proceeds supporting the ministry. More info: http://m25m.org/pillbottles/
  • The PakTechs will be recycled with Rhinegeist. Rhinegeist, Madtree, and several other local breweries offer collection sites for PakTech in their taprooms. Searchable list can be found here: https://paktech-opi.com/recycle/
  • Plastic planters and flats will go to Home Depot. More info on their program: https://thd.co/2UJfifN
  • The batteries, light bulbs, and small electronics will be collected and recycled by Cleanlites. For more information and directions to their Cincinnati brick-and-mortar location, see their website: https://cleanlites.com/cincinnati-recycling-center
  • The styrofoam (EPS) coolers and protective packaging will be collected and recycled by Eco Development. They have a drop off service available to the public for EPS packaging and insulation (NO food packaging) at their facility in Mason. Please call 866-FOAM ECO for more details and to schedule an appointment.
  • The #5 plastic packaging will be recycled with Preserve’s Gimme5 mail-in program. Unfortunately, the program is currently not accepting items for recycling due to Covid-19.

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