DOS Plastics - What should I KNOW before recycling plastics at the County DOS?

The Lenawee County Recycling Drop Off Site (DOS) is open for use by all Lenawee County residents.  Businesses with large amounts of recycling materials should contact a waste hauler service for alternative options.

Clean & Dry Plastics #1-7 are accepted  RecycleNumbers

Condiment bottles: ketchup and mustard bottles, sour cream, frosting and butter tubs, salad dressing and syrup bottles, etc.

Bathroom accessory bottles: shampoo, body wash and hand soap bottles, lotion bottles, plastic cosmetics tubes, etc.

Cleaning supplies: Spray bottles, dish and laundry soap bottles, fabric softener bottles, windshield washer jugs, empty aerosol cans, etc.

Other plastic containers: sports drink, juice, milk, or water bottles, saline solution bottles, baby wipe containers, etc.

It’s okay to leave the labels on, but caps removed, and the container rinsed out and dry. 


NO: plastic bags, bottle caps, wrappers, bread bags, stryofoam, rubber, plastic fencing, appliances, toys, vinyl siding, garden hoses, plant boxes, plant trays, pool liners, laundry baskets, plastic pipe, auto parts 

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1. Drop Off Site - What is the DOS?
2. DOS Plastics - What should I KNOW before recycling plastics at the County DOS?
3. DOS Glass - What should I KNOW before recycling glass at the DOS?
4. DOS Fibrous - What should I KNOW before recycling cardboard / paper / fibrous materials at the DOS?
5. DOS Bags - Can I leave my recyclables in a grocery bag when I recycle them at the DOS?
6. DOS Clean - Do my recyclables NEED to be clean?
7. DOS Metals - What should I KNOW before recycling metals at the County DOS?
8. AEROSOL CANS
9. BATTERIES
10. BULK ITEMS - Like worn out mattress, sofa, chair, lawn furniture?
11. BOOKS
12. COLLECTION DAY - When is the next county-wide collection event?
13. COMPUTERS, MONITORS, ETC.
14. CONCRETE, ASPHALT, BRICK
15. CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS - REMODELING
16. FLORESCENT LIGHTS
17. FREON
18. FROZEN FOOD BOXES / PIZZA BOXES
19. PAINT
20. PESTICIDES
21. PLASTIC BAGS
22. PROPANE / GAS TANKS
23. SCRAP METALS
24. STYROFOAM / PACKING MATERIALS
25. TIRES
26. TRASH
27. TV (Televisions)