FAQ

Q: Where are you located?
A: We are located off the US 60 Bypass near the City Park.  Go over the bridge, turn right onto Triplett Street; we are on the right.

Q: What are the hours of the MCRC?
A: The MCRC is open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Q: Can we drop off recyclables anytime in the drive through?
A: You sure can, the drive through is accessible 24/7.

Q: How can I purchase recycled materials?
A: Good question. Look for products with post-consumer recycled content. Also the Green Seal and Scientific Certification Systems are two organizations you can refer to for recycled materials.

Q: How do I identify plastic recyclables?
A: There is a number inside the recycling triangle on the bottom of the bottle, numbers 1 – 7, which stand for different types of plastic.  Sometimes a letter abbreviation is below the number symbol.  #1 can be PET or PETE; #2 is HDPE.  #3 through #7 are types of plastic that we do not have a market for, unfortunately in this area, they are trash.

Q: Do you just accept plastic bottles, or a variety?
A: We collect most soda bottles, steel and aluminum cans, detergent bottles, water bottles and other plastic containers #1 and #2. We just ask that you clean them out before dropping them off. We also accept grocery bags and clear shrink wrap.

Q: What exactly do you accept?
A: Here at the MCRC we currently accept paper, cardboard, ink cartridges, cans, plastic and E-scrap.

Q: What is E-scrap exactly?
A: The ‘E’ stands for electronic.  We accept computers, printers, monitors, keyboards and any other computer peripherals and accessories, laptops, fax machines, phones, cell phones, electronic games, VCRs, & DVD players.

Q: Do you accept TVs?

A: No, we cannot afford to any more.

Q: When I bring in my computer for E-scrap, is the storage wiped?
A: We do not have the equipment to do that on our site.

Q: What kind of printer cartridges do you accept?
A: We accept ink and toner cartridges.

Q: How specific are you with the paper?
A: The MCRC accepts newspaper, soft and hard back books, magazines, mixed paper (office/school paper, junk mail, etc.) and shredded paper. They each have separate bins.  We do not accept towels, napkins, tissues, toilet paper, etc., especially used!

Q: How do I deliver my shredded paper?
A: We just ask that you put the shredded paper in a bag and tie it off.