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Valley Recycling Drop-Off Recycling Services

Recycling with Valley Recycling

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.

Sorted Recycling Drop-Off Guidelines

Don't​ Treat Your Recyclables Like Garbage! Please... ​ Empty​ contents, Rinse​ out residue & Dry​ before recycling

Items we accept for recycling

Plastic:​ #1 and #2 ONLY

1. 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. Translucent only - No color plastic

Milk, vinegar, windshield washer fluid, etc.

Cardboard:​ Corrugated Cardboard Boxes ONLY

*corrugated cardboard has 3 layers – 2 flat with a wavy layer in the middle

Please NO food soiled pizza boxes or wax coated freezer boxes.

Mixed Paper and Paperboard:

Paperboard (cereal/cracker boxes & soda boxes), newspaper, magazines, junk mail, office paper, envelopes, brown paper bags, and paper egg cartons

Aluminum Cans:

Beverage cans only, please

Items NOT​ accepted for recycling

  • 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 - Please contact Flathead Recon at (460) 862-5522​ for glass recycling.
  • 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 Site Locations

Valley Recycling 24/7 Community Drop-Off Sites:​ (Accepting sorted Cardboard and mixed paper)

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