Recycling buyback center at transfer station to reopen |

Recycling buyback center at transfer station to reopen

McCourtney Road Transfer Station’s recycling buyback center will reopen Wednesday, June 3, but customers must sort materials before arrival and must have a mask to gain entry to the facility.​

The buyback center will remain open under normal business hours Wednesday through Sunday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Customers will be required to have materials sorted as follows before arriving at the buyback center:​

• CRV glass separated by color (brown, green and clear).​
• Plastics separated by number​
• Aluminum​
• Light tin​
• Please remove all caps from containers​

In addition to a facility-wide requirement to wear masks, customers utilizing the recycling buyback center must:​

• Always stay in vehicle unless directed otherwise by staff.​
• Have sorted recycling materials in pickup bed, unlocked trunk or hatchback for staff to easily access and remove materials. Staff will not remove materials from back seats.​
• Lower car window no more than three inches when conducting transaction.​

These rules have been put in place to minimize direct contact between employees and customers at McCourtney Road Transfer Station. ​

McCourtney Road Transfer Station continues to accept trash, green waste, comingled recycling, household hazardous waste and metals.​

Customers are encouraged to visit for detailed and up-to-date information about closures in their area. Customers are also encouraged to sign up for automatic alerts online at​

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