The Allen County Department of Environmental Management…
derived from the Allen County Solid Waste Management District. Since its inception in 1991, the District has been dedicated to providing residents with unique recycling and waste reduction opportunities. The Allen County Department of Environmental Management will carry on as your source for recycling and waste reduction information and more.
Free Community Recycling
An attendant is present to answer any questions and offer assistance if needed.
*Please note that dropping material at the sites when an attendant is not present is illegal dumping and poses a danger to the public and employees at the site.
Allen County residents have the option of dropping off their sorted recyclables at any of these locations:
6736 Lima Road
- Please note the Sam’s Club site will be closed starting July 9 for 2-3 weeks due to repaving of the parking lot.
Southgate Plaza (behind)
281 East Pettit Avenue
4522 Maplecrest Road
5000 Smith Road
14701 Schwartz Road
- Please note the Leo-Cedarville site will be closed June 29-30 for Freedom Fest.
Hours for all Sites:
Monday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday: 12 to 4 p.m.
Thursday and Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
110 1/2 South Street
Monday-Sunday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Click here for recycling tips.