Putnam County Recycling

Schedule for Mobile Locations...


 Recycling in Putnam County... 



                         Community:                                    Ottoville                                             Ft. Jennings

                         Location:                                        Water Tower                                       Park

                         Day of the Month:                           Third Saturday                                    First Saturday

                         Hours:                                             8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.                         9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.



 Recyclable Items... 


 Paper Bin 

~Magazines, office paper, catalogs, copy paper, envelopes, phone books, junk mail and newspapers. Please take out of plastic bags.

    Cardboard Bin 

      ~Flattened/broken down corrugated sheets and boxes, flattened chipboard (cake, cereal, cracker boxes), file folders, poster board, paper egg cartons, and pizza boxes. Please cut out any oil contamination in pizza boxes.   Please cut down large boxes and remove any plastic. 


         Plastic Bin 

    ~Mostly beverage bottles or milk jugs, laundry & bathing bottles.  Look for identifying number inside triangle on these items usually located at the base of the container and they need to be number 1 or 2.  Examples milk jugs, two liter bottles, water bottles, etc. **TIP: Not all plastic container numbers match their lids like plastic sour cream containers.** No large or thick items, Styrofoam, bags, salt bags, black plastics and no household hazardous waste bottles.



    Metal Bin

     ~Metal - All cans, aluminum, tin, lids, and aluminum foil that do not have food on them



    •    No Styrofoam.
    •    No plastic bags and no salt bags.  No thick or large plastic items.  No black plastic.  No household hazardous waste containers.
    •  Paper containers with wax or plastic coatings are not recyclable such as pet food bags, seed bags if it has the plastic liner in it or frozen food packages
    •    Containers must be rinsed of food and other contaminants. 
    •    At this time we ask there be no pane glass or plexiglass, paint or paint cans, tires, televisions, batteries, light bulbs, construction materials or any type of household garbage/hazardous waste be put into the recycling bins.  Please see our 'Resources' tab for other alternatives for the disposal of these items. 

     **Items collected at mobile sites are NOT always the same items accepted at permanent sites.  All recycling needs to be clean.  Please do not put items that    are not recyclable in the bins and read all labels for clarification or call our office.**