Recycling Center


East Central Missouri Solid Waste Management District

East Central Missouri Recycling Center


Recycling Center

 Located at 24448 South Highway 47 (approximately 3 miles south of Warrenton)   
Serves Franklin, Lincoln, Montgomery and Warren counties.   
Recycling Center Manager James Chitwood can be reached at

The recycling center provides a drop off area which is open to the public Tuesday through Friday from 8:00-5:00 and on Saturdays from 8:00-12:00Patrons may bring items and will be asked to sort them into designated containers.


  • Paper products – Office paper, books, junk mail, magazines, telephone books
  • Chipboard – Cereal boxes (remove liner) soda cartons, etc.
  • Cardboard/OCC – Boxes (flattened), brown grocery bags, pizza boxes (clean)
  • Glass – Clear and colored bottles and jars (remove caps and corks).  Due to a change in vendor, there is a $1.00 charge for each tote of glass.
  • Plastics – Water bottles, milk jugs, laundry detergent jugs, colored plastic containers, PET #1 & HDPE #2 (please rinse and remove lids)  Please note:  Containers that have held oil or antifreeze are NOT accepted.
  • Aluminum – Cans and containers
  • Metals – Tin cans, scrap metal, copper, wire
  • Major Appliances – Refrigerators, freezers, stoves, dishwashers, washers, dryers, water heaters
  • Small Appliances – Coffee makers, toasters, blenders, microwave ovens (Anything with a cord)
  • Used Motor Oil
  • CFLs – Compact fluorescent bulbs (no charge for this item)
  • 4′ Fluorescent BulbsT12 bulbs are $1.50, T8 bulbs are $1.00
  • Batteries – Car batteries, cell phone batteries, lead acid batteries (NO cracked or leaking batteries will be accepted)
  • Wooden Pallets
  • Clothing, textiles & shoes
  • Tires Cost for recycling tires is $3.00 for each passenger car and truck tire and $9.00 for each large tire.  This service is for residents.  No tires will be accepted from businesses which provide automotive services or which charge a fee to customers to dispose of tires.
  • Electronics – Computers, monitors*, printers, TVs*, etc.  Unfortunately, we have had a change in our electronics vendor that has resulted in increased costs to see that the items recovered are recycled.  PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING CHARGES:
  • Computer monitors – $15.00
  • Flat screen televisions (any size) -$15.00
  • Televisions up to 21″ – $15.00
  • Televisions 22″ to 32″ – $20.00
  • Televisions 33″ to 39″ – $30.00
  • Televisions 40″ and larger – $40.00
  • Any size console television – $40.00
  • Rear projection television – $40.00


Do you have any questions?

Are you interested in volunteering at the recycling center?

Call Boonslick Regional Planning Commission (636) 456-3473


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