Adams County Recycling

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There are nine recycling drop-off locations and a transfer station available to residents of Adams County.  The four new school recycling locations were installed with the aid of a grant received from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.  These locations provide an opportunity for residents to dispose of waste properly and preserve the natural beauty of Adams County.  Recycling reduces the amount of generated waste and ultimately the cost of waste disposal for residents.

Click here to see a map of all Recycling locations in Adams County

List of all Recycling Opportunities

To the right are links to maps of each recycling drop-off locations.  Each location has a compactor dumpster which has two sections, one for paper, and the other for all other co-mingled recyclables such as aluminum cans, glass bottles, and #1 and #2 plastics.

The Adams Waste and Recycling Center (AWAR) is a transfer station where residents can drop off garbage and tires for a nominal fee.   AWAR is also a buy-back recycling center and accepts non-ferrous metals and some auto parts.  AWAR is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.  Call (937) 544-2650 for more information.  Click here for a map of AWAR.

Appliance Recycling

Adams-Brown Recycling in Georgetown will accept old appliances free of charge, this includes freon removal.  Please call (937) 378-3431 for more information.

Customers of American Electric Power may be eligible for an incentive check of $50 for their old, working refrigerator or freezer!  If a customer of AEP has a secondary refrigerator or freezer that is between 10 to 30 cubic feet in size and is in working condition, AEP may pick up the old appliance and mail a check for $50 to the resident.  See AEP's website for details.

Adams County Proud Song

Click here to listen to the song featured on C103 Radio!

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