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McCREARY COUNTY RECYCLING PROGRAM
Tire Recycling Program Offered to McCreary Residents!
If you have old, unwanted tires, the McCreary County Tire Recycling Program, utilizing state grant funds, allows local residents to dispose of them properly and free of charge. Drop off up to ten tires at the Scott Solid Waste office/transfer station in Stearns. For more than ten tires stop by the McCreary County Judge Executive's Office for a voucher to dispose of them free of charge. For details stop by the Judge's Office, call (606)376-2413 or e-mail info@mccrearycounty.com.
DOWNLOADABLE RECYCLING RESOURCES:
McCreary County Recycling Plan (pdf)
McCreary County Recycling Brochure (pdf)
Community Recycling Guide (pdf)
Recycling Office Paper Guide (pdf)
School Recycling Guide (pdf)
The McCreary County Recycling Center is located at the transfer station on Cabin Creek Road, off Wilburn K Ross Highway, in Stearns, Kentucky and is open weekdays 8:00am-4:00pm for items to be dropped off. You are asked to sort your recyclable items by type before delivering to the station. Below are guidelines outlining what is accepted at the McCreary County Recycling Center:
Paper
Magazines/Books
Junk Mail/Flyers
Envelopes
Newspaper
Office/Copy Paper
Shredded Paper
Cardboard
Boxes
Paper Tubes
Wrapping/Mailing
       Heavy Paper
Cereal/Food Boxes
File Folders
Poster Board
Metals
Aluminum Cans
Tin Food Cans
Plastics
Milk Jugs
Juice Containers
Soda & Water Bottles
Soap/Detergent Bottles
Fabric Softener Bottles

Preparation & Processing:

Paper
Clean & Dry
Bag/Put in Bins
Cardboard
Flatten Boxes
Remove Plastic & Wax Lining
Remove Styrofoam
Metals
Rinse Cans
Plastics
Rinse residue from containers

The "Don'ts of Recycling:

Paper
Wet, waxed or soiled papers
Used Paper plates, cups, napkins, tissues
Cardboard
Wet, waxed or soiled cardboard
Wax coated beverage boxes
Metals
Cans used for paint or chemicals
Aerosol Cans
Appliances
Power Tools
Batteries
Plastics
Chemical containers such as automotive products
Rubber or styrofoam
Plastic sheeting
Shrink wrap
For questions, assistance or to find our about recycling other items such as appliances, electronics, batteries, tires and automotive products...call the McCreary County Judge Executive's Office at 606-376-2413.
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