Drop-Off Recycling Services

Valley Recycling proudly supports the Flathead Valley by diverting clean, sorted recyclable materials from the Flathead County Landfill. ​Valley Recycling is dedicated to helping our customers reduce their environmental impact and make the most of reusable resources.

Recycling Drop-Off Guidelines

Handle your recyclables responsibly! Remember to empty contents, rinse out residue, and dry items before recycling.

Acceptable Items

Plastic #1 and #2 ONLY

  • #1 Plastic - Transparent Soda & water bottles, as well as food jars like, peanut butter & mayo.

(Please NO​ other clear plastics, like clamshell packaging. We only accept #1 plastic bottles & food jars without​ lids)

  • # 2 Plastic - Translucent

Milk, vinegar, windshield washer fluid, etc.(Please no color plastic, like detergent bottles)

Cardboard: Corrugated Cardboard Boxes ONLY

Mixed Paper and Paperboard:

  • Paperboard (cereal/cracker boxes & soda boxes)
  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Junk mail
  • Office paper
  • Envelopes
  • Brown paper bags
  • Paper egg cartons

Aluminum Cans:

  • Beverage cans only, please

Unacceptable Items

  • Plastics #3 through #7
  • Food soiled containers
  • Nonferrous Metals - Metals that do not contain iron/are non-magnetic such as brass, copper, and scrap aluminum.
  • Glass
  • Plastic Bags - Please recycle these at your grocery store
  • Waxed Cardboard -​ Any waxed cardboard such as milk or juice cardboard containers, or freezer food boxes
  • Steel
  • Pallets

Community Drop-Off Sites