Recycling Information

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Oconee County Waste Collection & Recycling Sites
  1. Greensboro Highway (SR15) - 2001 Greensboro Highway at Green Ferry Road
    Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday 1 - 5 p.m.
  2. Mars Hill Area/Jimmy Daniell Road - Jimmy Daniell Road near SR316
    Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday 1 - 5 p.m.
  3. Hog Mountain Road (SR53) - At intersection of Hog Mountain Road and Carrithers School Road
    Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday 1 - 5 p.m.
  4. Rankin Road - Across from Oconee County Middle School just off Mars Hill Road
    Hours Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday 1 - 5 p.m.
  5. Macon Highway (former landfill) one mile south of Farmington on US441
    Hours Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday 1 - 5 p.m.
Please Note: All sites are closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays. All sites are fenced and lighted with attendants present during operating hours.

Recyclable Items
  • Plastic food trays, bottles, jugs, cups and wide mouth containers
  • Rigid plastics like toys, buckets, bins, etc.
  • Empty aerosol cans with lids removed
  • Milk and juice cartons and boxes
  • Aluminum cans, foil and trays
  • Metal food cans, rinsed
  • Glass bottles and jars with lids removed
  • Cereal and food boxes, flattened
  • Cardboard and pizza boxes, flattened
  • Magazines, phone books, catalogs and paperback books
  • Mixed paper, paper bags, junk mail and newspapers
Note: Oconee County collection sites collect recyclables in a dual stream system with glass, plastics, steel and aerosol cans co-mingled and paper and cardboard products co-mingled.

Not Accepted for Recycling
  • Batteries or Light Bulbs
  • Ceramics
  • Food
  • Glassware
  • Hardcover Books
  • Napkins or Paper Towels
  • Oil or Antifreeze Containers
  • Paper Plates and Cups
  • Plastic Bags
  • Plastic Cutlery
  • Pots and Pans
  • Shredded Paper
  • Styrofoam
  • Wire Hangers
If you have questions regarding recycling other items, please call 706-310-3560.