Questions should be directed to the Wood County Solid Waste District .
Please help make recycling happen by preparing and sorting your recyclable materials as requested on this page. Careful preparation and separation of recyclables is important because manufacturers require clean and contaminant-free materials to make new products.
2nd Saturday of Every month.
9 am - noon Only
Pemberville Public Works Yard at 411 Sherman St.
Please, No Trash. Do not leave items at the recycling site when it is closed or unattended. Bring recyclables to the site only during the posted and attended hours. Please have recyclable items separated into their proper categories.
We appreciate your cooperation!
How To Prepare & Separate Your Recyclables
- Cans and Bi-Metal cans
- Drain completely.
- Separate from Steel Cans.
Cans may be flattened to save space.
Please, No scrap aluminum* No castings* (they jam our equipment),
*See Scrap Metal above.
- BOXES SHOULD BE FLATTENED.
- You may place flattened boxes in larger boxes for easy handling.
No foam, No peanuts, No packing material, and No wax-coated cartons or boxes (e.g. milk, juice
GLASS BOTTLES AND JARS
- Throw away caps and lids.
- Rinse clean.
- To protect your eyes, look away as you place glass in our container.
No Pyrex, No heat resistant glass, No ceramic, No china, No light bulbs, and No mirrors.
- Plastic BOTTLES only.( threaded top smaller than body)
- Drain and Rinse
No butter tubs etc. BOTTLES ONLY
Magazines and Catalogs
- Must be printed on glossy paper.
- Staples do not need to be removed.
- Remove from boxes or bags and place loose magazines into container provided.
Please, No Newspaper Inserts, No loose sheets, No junk mail, No plastic wrappers, No product samples, and No non-shiny covers or pages.
- Newspaper Inserts and ads
- Phone Books
Tear phone books into sections one inch or thinner
No wet newspaper, No plastic bags and No bundles tied with string.
- Food Cans
- EMPTY Aerosol Cans
- Rinse clean.Place loose lids in cans and pinch ends closed to keep lid inside and to prevent cuts.
Recycle Aluminum Beverage Cans separately
Please, No coat hangers, No wires and No scrap steel