In April 2000, the Sanitation Department opened a new, manned recycling center in downtown Fort Payne to meet growing public demand for a recycling facility.

Location and Hours:

406 Logan Street SE

The facility is open 24 hours. An attendant is present Mon-Fri 7:00am to 3:00pm

The facility accepts the following items:

  • Clean, washed aluminum cans
  • Mixed metal including clean washed food cans. No fence wire is accepted
  • Used motor oil
  • Used automobile batteries
  • Styrofoam peanuts
  • Narrow necked #2 HDPE plastic bottles such as milk jugs and shampoo bottles
  • ┬áNarrow necked #1 PET plastic bottles such as soda and water bottles
  • Shrink wrap plastic including grocery store and Wal-mart plastic bags
  • All glass products
  • Clean white office paper and computer paper shredded or not shredded
  • Cardboard boxes broken down flat
  • All other mixed paper products.
For more information, please call (256) 845-8977.