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What items will be recycled at the new drop-off centers?
The drop-off centers will collect the following acceptable materials:
Paper: Only clean, dry, newspaper, junk mail, office paper (no shred) and other non-coated paper.

Plastic: Only clean, dry, plastic (bottles, jugs, and jars).

Metal: Only clean aluminum, steel, and tin cans.

Cardboard: Only clean, dry, flattened, cardboard or boxboard (no cardboard lined with plastic or any waxed or waterproof cardboard).

Glass: Only clean, dry bottles jars, Pyrex, mirror and window glass.

Please, no plastic bags go into the recycling bins at the drop-off centers. Bags used to transport recycling to a drop-off center will need to be emptied and then disposed of as garbage (unless they are re-usable).

The above information was copied from the County Website.

Additional information:

The Lake Placid site will be open three days each week, from 2-5:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

The Town of Lake Placid does not include recycling pick up in its services; however, town residents will soon be able to recycle at a Highlands County facility located within the town at 25 W ROYAL PALM ST.  LAKE PLACID, FL.   
Map showing location of recycling