What We Collect

Newspaper (in paper bag or tied)
White & Colored Office Paper
Magazines & Catalogs
Corrugated Cardboard
Junk Mail

Plastic Bottles & Jugs (#1 & #2 only)
          (includes cloudy plastic milk containers)
Styrofoam / Polystyrene

Glass Jars & Bottles (colorless only)

Steel Tin Cans
Any Metal Pieces

Techno Trash (CSs, videos, and more)
Used Automobile Batteries
Used Motor Oil
Household batteries

Special containers for collecting bottles and cans during special events are available to borrow. Call us for more information.

Phone: 231.679.2665 / 231.796/9872

Welome to the information station Recycle of Mecosta County located at 424 N. 4th Street, Big Rapids, Mi. This site is the source for our hours of operation, a listing of the materials we collect, and any bulletins regarding recycling events happening throughout the year.

A Fun Place to Volunteer!!
We're always recruiting happy people to volunteer and work at the center. You pick when you can come. If interested, stop by or give us a call.

Local Businesses
We offer a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly pick-up service where for a reasonable fee, we'll come and pick up your recyclables. Why not join the many local groups and businesses for scheduled pick-up of recyclable materials?

Environmental Impact (half-year)
From 01/01/2012 through 06/30/2012 Recycle of Mecosta saved 246.85 Net Tons of paper products. Here's what that means environmentally:

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