COVID_19 UPDATES:

All dropoff locations are OPEN.
Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Events are currently postponed. 

Recycling in Sedona Overview

Empty containers: rinse, wipe or scrape out food and pour out liquids.

The same items can be recycled at dropoff locations and recycling bins throughout Sedona. 

Recycle these everywhere

Cardboard & Unbleached Paper
Other Paperclean paper only
Plastic #1,#2, #5 only
MetalCans and tins
Glassbottles, jugs & jars

Keep these out

No plastic bagsDropoff at retailers for recycling
No cartons
No takeout containers
No clamshell packaging
No medical wasteNo gloves, masks, needles

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Sedona Recycles Facility - Additional Recycling

Sedona Recycles Facility - Additional Recycling

During business hours only, the Sedona Recycles Facility collects these items inside the lobby for recycling or reuse. Due to Covid-19, the collection hours are limited. 

Styrofoam, batteries, and egg cartons can be dropped off Monday - Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. in the front of the building. 

Electronics and small appliances will only  Wednesday from 8 to 3. Please ring the bell that will be located in front of the building for assistance with your electronic items.

Electronics & Computer Equipment 

 

No tube/ CTR TVs or monitors.

Unless you're a Sedona Recycles member, there is a small fee for recycling some items. Learn more. 





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Small appliances


No large appliances (refrigerators, dishwashers, etc.)

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Clothing


Please donate items in good condition to a thrift shop. 



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Polystyrene Foam Blocks 


Foam cups, takeout containers, and meat trays are not accepted.

Sedona Recycles Facility

Cardboard and styrofoam egg cartons


Hard plastic egg cartons not accepted. 


These cartons are donated to local farmers for reuse. 

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Household batteries


Most household batteries are accepted for recycling.  

There is a suggested donation of  $1 per pound. 


Auto batteries are not accepted.



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Aluminum foil

 

Must be completely clean of food, then ball it up and recycle when it’s about the size of a baseball or larger.

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Disposable aluminum pie pans


Must be clean and dry.

Sedona Recycles Facility

Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics

Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics

Please do not place these items in the garbage, outlets for proper disposal are provided for each. Due to Covid-19 stay at home orders, Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection events are postponed. Please hold onto your items, the events will return ASAP.  

Household chemicals & cleaning solvents


Bug sprays, stain, acetone nail polish remover, bleach, and other hazardous chemicals


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Compact fluorescent bulbs


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More locations from: Sedona Recycles A-Z Reuse and Disposal Guide

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Use caution when disposing of broken fluorescent

light bulbs...

Here's how to do it safely:

 

epa.gov

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Computer Equipment & Electroncis

 

TVs , computers, monitors, tablet/e-readers, cell phones, etc.


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Oil-based paints & stains


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More locations from: Sedona Recycles A-Z Reuse and Disposal Guide



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Motor oil & Filters


Return to  garages or auto supply stores.  


More locations from: Sedona Recycles A-Z Reuse and Disposal Guide


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Medication


Never flush medications. 


Drop off at the Sedona Police Department.

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Printable guide: Recycling Guide

All Recycleable Items

All Recycleable Items

Throughout Sedona, these items are recyclable at drop-off locations and public bins. Just ensure they're empty, clean, and dry, then toss them into a recycling bin.

CARDBOARD & UNBLEACHED

PAPER


Boxes, kraftpaper, manila


No food or grease. 

Cardboard


Flatten boxes to save room; no greasy cardboard

recycle everywhere

Food boxes

 

Remove and discard plastic & foil liner bags before recycling

recycle everywhere

Shoe & gift boxes


No metallic foil or glitter; reuse when possible.

recycle everywhere

Cardboard tubes


From paper towels, giftwrap, toilet paper, etc.

recycle everywhere

Paper bags

 

Reuse when possible

recycle everywhere

Manila


Folders, envelopes, etc. 

recycle everywhere

OTHER PAPER


No food; grease; laminated, glittery, or otherwise adorned paper.

Paper


Junk mail, letters, printer paper, holiday cards, envelopes, postcards

recycle everywhere

Newspaper

 

No plastic sleeves

recycle everywhere

Phone books

recycle everywhere

Soft cover books


No hard covered books accepted for recycling.


Donate books in good condition. 

recycle everywhere

Magazines & catalogs

recycle everywhere

Wrapping paper


No glittery or metallic paper

recycle everywhere

Shredded paper


Must be placed in a plastic bag and tied close

recycle everywhere

PLASTIC 


Bottles, jugs, jars, & tubs.


#1, #2, #5 only

Plastic bottles 


Empty and re-cap.

recycle everywhere

Plastic jugs


Empty and re-cap.

recycle everywhere

Plastic jars


Empty, clean and dry; leave lid attached

recycle everywhere

Plastic tubs


Empty, clean and dry; leave lid attached

recycle everywhere

Vitamin & supplement bottles


No prescription vials/bottles. 

Safely dispose of unused medication at three locations in Shoreline.

recycle everywhere

Prescription pill bottles

recycle everywhere

PLASTIC - LARGE ITEMS


#2, #5 only 


Items must be 100% plastic and fit inside bin.

Plastic buckets


Remove and discard metal handles in the garbage

recycle everywhere

plastic toys

 

 Better yet: donate toys in working condition

recycle everywhere

Plastic plant pots

recycle everywhere


Plastic laundry baskets, & crates

recycle everywhere

Lawn furniture


recycle everywhere

METAL


Food & drink cans and tins, aerosol cans*, small propane canisters



*Completely empty!

Steel & tin cans

 

Soup, vegetables, coffee, pet food, etc.; peel-off lids and place lids in garbage


Empty, clean and dry.

recycle everywhere

Aluminum cans


Beer, soda, etc.


Empty, clean and dry.

recycle everywhere

Metal cookie & biscuit tins

recycle everywhere

aerosol cans

 

Must be completely empty so they don't

explode during recycling.

 

recycle lids separately

recycle everywhere

Small propane canisters


Must be completely empty

recycle everywhere

GLASS


Bottles, Jugs, & Jars


No blue glass,  windows, drink glasses, or glass cookware. 

Glass bottles


Wine, beer, soda, etc. 

 

All color glass,

no corks please!

recycle everywhere

Glass jugs


Growlers, 2L jugs etc. 

recycle everywhere

Glass jars



Re-attach the metal lid so it will get recycled too! 

recycle everywhere

Garbage

Garbage

This is the stuff that goes to a landfill and remains there for generations. Please reduce, reuse and/or donate these items whenever possible.

Plastic bags & wrap

 

Plastic bags, bubble wrap, and wrap from toilet paper and paper towels can all be recycled together in the plastic bag drop-off bins located  at many local stores.

garbage bin

Gloves

garbage bin

Masks

garbage bin

Disposable wipes 


Do not flush down the toilet.

garbage bin

All food


Compost Crowd provides composting service in Sedona. Composting turns food waste into a natural nutrient rich soil.


Compost Crowd

garbage bin

Plastic take-away food containers

garbage bin

Polystyrene Foam  
aka: styrofoam 


takeout containers, cups, plates


Packing peanuts and foam blocks are accepted at Sedona Recycles

garbage bin

All plastic utensils

garbage bin

Straws

garbage bin

Cartons


Milk, juice, soy, broth, etc.

garbage bin

Drink pouches


Straws aren't recyclable either. 

garbage bin

Pet food bags


TIP: reuse these durable bags for collecting kitty litter and other heavy-duty waste.

garbage bin

Chip & snack bags


Chip bags, candy bar wrappers, coffee bags, etc.

garbage bin

Coffee pods


garbage bin

Hangers


Donate clothes hangers to a local thrift shop or return them to your dry cleaner.

garbage bin

Animal waste

garbage bin

Diapers

garbage bin

Incandescent light bulbs

garbage bin

Vinyl

 

beach balls, shower curtains, inflatable toys, etc.

garbage bin

Garden hoses

garbage bin

Artwork, crafts


Enjoy it for as long as possible, but don't recycle it.  Paper with paint or glitter is not recyclable.

garbage bin

Facial tissue and napkins

garbage bin

VHS & cassette tapes

garbage bin

Christmas bulbs

garbage bin

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