Drop-Off Recycling Collection Guidelines

In addition to the City's Curbside Recycling Collection Program, the City of Carbondale provides three recycling drop-off locations for residents to use at their convenience. These locations are also available for residents of apartments or other buildings not eligible for the City's Curbside Recycling Collection Program. Drop-off locations are available 24 hours a day. View the full recycling drop-off guidelines (PDF).

Recycling drop-off locations are 610 E. College Street, 700 S. Oakland Avenue (University Baptist Church), and 851 E. Grand Avenue (G&R Rentals). View a map of the locations (PDF). Call 618-457-3275 with any questions.

Recycling Drop Off Map 03-16-2022

Apartment Residents

The Jackson County Health Department provides bins for apartment residents. Call 618-684-3143, ext. 136, for assistance.

Extended Hours Announced For Recycling of Electronic Devices

To reduce contamination from materials that pose environmental and health risks and encourage recycling, a new state law was enacted on January 1, 2012, prohibiting specific electronic devices from landfills. City of Carbondale Solid Waste Collectors will be prohibited from knowingly collecting the banned electronic devices with other refuse on this date. The electronic items prohibited include the following:

  • Cable Receivers
  • Computer Monitors
  • Computer Towers
  • Digital Converter Boxes
  • Digital Video Disc (DVD) Players and Recorders
  • Facsimile (Fax) Machines
  • iPODs and MP3 players
  • Keyboards and Electronic Mice
  • Laptop Computers
  • Printers
  • Satellite Receivers
  • Scanners
  • Small Scale Servers
  • Televisions
  • Video Game Consoles
  • Video Recorders (VCRs)

Free Household Electronics Recycling Drop-off Service

To assist residents with these items to recycle, the Jackson County Health Department has sponsored an accessible household electronics recycling drop-off service at Southern Recycling Center. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on Friday, and 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.

In addition to the regular hours, the City of Carbondale will partner with Southern Recycling Center and the Jackson County Health Department to help provide extended hours for residents to drop off discarded household electronics for recycling.

These dates will be posted as they become available. For more information about electronics recycling, the state’s electronics landfill ban, or the City of Carbondale’s recycling services, visit Carbondale Recycles or call the City’s Maintenance and Environmental Services Office at 618-457-3275.

More Information

For more information about the City of Carbondale Refuse and Recycling programs, please call the Maintenance and Environmental Services office at 618-457-3275 or visit Carbondale Recycles.