Recycling & Yard Waste Drop Offs

Yard Waste Station

Recycling stations are available to Montgomery County residents at the Montgomery County Solid Waste Transfer Station, located at 1001 Encrete Lane in Moraine, Ohio. Free yard waste drop-off is also available. View the Hours and Disposal Rates page for hours of operation.

Yard Waste Drop-off

Clean, separated organic material in loose/bulk form or in paper yard bags is accepted. Any yard waste in plastic bags or mixed in with trash will be charged a disposal fee.

Accepted Materials

  • Brush/Branches 
  • Grass Clippings 
  • Leaves 
  • Other Organic Materials 

Logs must be no larger than 24 inches in diameter. Christmas trees are accepted throughout the year.

Unacceptable Materials

  • Food Waste
  • Loose Soil/Dirt
  • Mulch
  • Plastic Bags 
  • Sod
  • Stumps
  • Trash
  • Wood Chips

Mixed Recycling Drop-off

Please sort the items below for placement in the proper containers. If items are bundled or in bags, please remove ties and/or dump them from bags into the appropriate containers.

Other Recycling Tips:

  • Empty all bottles, jugs, and cans
  • No need to remove labels
  • For plastic bottles, empty, crush, and reattach lids
  • For cartons, remove plastic caps and straws
  • Never place medical sharps or needles in the recycling

Learn more about recycling by visiting Rumpke's website.

Commingled Recyclables

Photo ExamplesTypeAcceptable / UnacceptableRecyclable / Unrecyclable Items
Glass BottlesGlass BottlesAcceptable

Glass bottles and jars (all colors)

Metal CansMetal CansAcceptable
Aluminum cans, steel cans, and lids, empty aerosol cans with the lids and tips removed.
Plastic Bottles, Jugs, and TubsPlastic Bottles, Jugs, and TubsAcceptable
Bottles and jugs (empty, crush, reattach lid) that have a small mouth and wider base, such as milk jugs, soda bottles, laundry detergent bottles, water bottles, shampoo bottles, and contact solution bottles. Plastic tubs, yogurt containers, and fruit cups.
Paper and CardboardPaper and Cardboard
Newspaper, magazines, cardboard, mixed office paper, envelopes, paperboard (cereal boxes), pizza boxes free of food debris and grease, telephone books, and catalogs.
Food and beverage cartons, such as milk, juice, soup, wine, broth, and other cartons.
Not Recyclable SymbolNot RecyclableUnacceptablePlastic bags, cassette tapes, bed sheets, hangers, metal chains, garden hoses, batteries, needles, syringes, electronics, polystyrene foam, buckets, car parts, food, yard waste, light bulbs, drinking glasses, ceramics, pots, pans, and scrap metal.