Recycle Center

Recycling Guidelines

The City of Mount Pleasant encourages everyone to reduce, reuse and recycle waste materials.  The recycling facility is located at 1412 N Washington. The following information can help you decide which items to bring to the recycling center, and how to properly prepare them.

Paper Recycling

DO recycle:

  • Cardboard
  • Food and beverage boxes
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines
  • Other paper products
  • Phone books
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Flatten all boxes before placing in recycling bin!

DO NOT recycle:

  • Carbon paper
  • Hard cover books

 Aluminum & Metal Cans

Recycle food and beverage cans and empty aerosol cans. Rinse and remove the lids and paper labels before placing in the recycling bin.

Motor oil

You can recycle motor oil by pouring it into the oil bin at the facility.

Unacceptable Items

At this time, we do not have the facilities to recycle the following items:

  • Automotive product cans
  • Disposable aluminum plates
  • Glass bottles
  • Paint cans
    (Can be dried and placed in regular trash receptacles)
  • Aluminum pie tins
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Scrap metal