Specialty Recycling Items

Annual Events & Ongoing Efforts

Please help us further reduce the waste stream by recycling these items:

  • Hazardous waste items – Morgan County residents can drop-off cooking oil, paint, household pesticides, used electronics, and household batteries at the Transfer Station Recycling Center on weekdays 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. These items are also collected at the annual Community Shred in April. See Main Street Events.
  • Sensitive documents – annually, Madison Main Street brings this mobile operation to Downtown for shredding (and recycling) at the Community Shred in April. See Main Street Events.
  • American flags – permanent drop-box for the appropriate and honorable disposal of worn American flags (at the Madison Public Safety Building, 160 N. Main Street)
  • Film Plastic – includes plastic bags, dry cleaning bags, paper towel packaging, etc. (any plastic that stretches instead of tears), Ingles, 1441 Eatonton Road, Lowe's, 1821 Eatonton Road, Wal-Mart, 1681 Eatonton Road.
  • Compact fluorescent light bulbs – Lowe's of Madison, 1821 Eatonton Road

If you know of other recycling opportunities, please let us know so that we may share the information with our residents.

American Flag Recycling Box

American Legion provides the drop-box at the Madison Public Safety Building, 160 North Main Street.