recycling

Don’t just throw it away — recycle!

That being said, there are specific guidelines to what is and is not accepted for recycling.  In order to avoid additional charges, please be sure you follow these guidelines.

GUIDE TO RECYCLING

The following items are accepted at Hawkeye Recycling:

Cardboard:

  • Corrugated boxes or sheets, cereal boxes, shoe boxes or similar containers.
  • Please remove all styrofoam, plastic bags and other packaging.

    ** PLEASE NOTE THAT THE WINNESHIEK COUNTY LANDFILL HAS BANNED CORRUGATED CARDBOARD. HAWKEYE SANITATION CAN NO LONGER ACCEPT CORRUGATED CARDBOARD IN YOUR GARBAGE**

Paper:

  • Newspapers, magazines, catalogs, office paper, phone books, junk mail, writing paper & envelopes.

Plastic:

  • Food containers stamped with #1 or #2; such as milk jugs, soap bottles, butter tubs, juice, pop and water bottles.
  • Please make sure all food containers have been rinsed and are clean of all food residue.

Metal:

  • Tin cans, aluminum cans & aluminum pie plates
  • Please make sure all food containers have been rinsed and are clean of all food residue.

Glass:

  • Clear, non-redeemable food container glass only.
  • Please make sure all food containers have been rinsed and are clean of all food residue.  Metal rings, caps & lids must be removed.
  • At this time, we cannot accept glass at our rural county sites or at your curbside.  If you wish to continue to recycle your glass, you will be able to do so at our recycling facility in Cresco at 811 Airport Road.

Electronic Waste:

The following items may be recycled at our facility for a fee during business hours only:  Monday – Friday 7:00 – 3:30:

  • Computer Monitors – $15
  • CPU – $10
  • Printer/Copier (less then 25#)- $10
  • Printer/Copier (25# or larger) – $15
  • Servers – $15
  • Laptop – $15
  • Television (less then 32″) – $20
  • Television (32″ or larger) – $30
  • Microwaves – $20
  • DVD & VCR – $5   Please call the Hawkeye Recycling office for recycling services.
    Questions?  Problems?  Use this form to contact us, or call us on 563-547-3199.