386 West Remington
Located at the corner of Remington and Stevens Street adjacent to the downtown Amphitheater.
This location accepts the following recyclable items
Remington Park Location
Located across from the basketball courts at Remington Park and situated next to the Thomas County EMS Station.
This location accepts the following recyclable items:
Items NOT ACCEPTED at these recycling locations
Do's & Don'ts of Recycling
How to Prepare Items for Recycling:
- Rinse all items clean (they don't have to be dry or perfect)
- Remove caps from bottles, jars etc., and discard in the trash
- Compress the container if possible (squeeze plastic bottles, crush cans)
- Remove any Styrofoam and packing tape from cardboard boxes and flatten before tossing in the bin.
Recyclables Sorting Facility
The recycling Processing Center for Thomas County is located near 925 Davenport Drive in Thomasville. Items are collected, sorted, compacted and baled at this location. The items are then transported to various buyers. More information on the recycling center along with photos will be added to the site in the near future.
Did You Know...
- It takes more than 500,000 trees to make the newspapers Americans read on one Sunday
- If the pilgrims had used aluminum cans at the first Thanksgiving, the cans would still be around today. Aluminum takes 200-500 years to disintegrate.
- Producing a recycled aluminum can takes only 5% of the weight and 50% of the energy required to make a new one.
- A plastic cup can take 50 - 80 years to decompose.
- When you recycle one aluminum can, you save enough energy to run a 100 watt light bulb for about three and a half hours.
- Recycled Plastic can be used to make things like trash cans, park benches, playground equipment, decks and kayaks.
- Recycling a three foot stack of newspapers saves one tree.
- Paper products account for about 50% of all landfill space.