Services

Ross Recycling Drop-Off Locations


Rumpke Multi-Material Recycling Bins

Locations


The recycling containers will be serviced one day behind schedule in conjunction with Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's.
 
Chillicothe:
  • Adena Road (between Orange St and Pleasant Valley Rd)           Pick-up days: Monday, Wednesday & Friday
  • Yoctangee Park (across from Bolmer Field on Enderlin Drive)
    Pick-up days: Monday & Thursday
  • Zane Trace High School - St. Rt. 180 (Bus Garage Parking Lot)     Pick-up day: Monday, Wednesday & Friday
  • Huntington Local Schools (rear parking lot)                                     Pick-up day: Tuesday
  • Rumpke Recycling Buyback Center - 990 Eastern Ave
Bourneville: 
  • Twin Township Fire House - 11521 US Rt. 50                                
Pick-up day: Tuesday
Bainbridge:
  • 103.5 W. Fifth Street at Fire Department
    Pick-up day: Tuesday
Clarksburg:
  • Parking lot beside brick building at 10823 Main Street
    Pick-up day: Wednesday
Adelphi:
  • Village Office - 11759 Market Street 
    Pick-up day: On call
Richmond Dale:
  • 757 Jackson Street (Jefferson Twp.)
    Pick-up day: Friday

 

  • Recycle Right!


  • - No separation required
  • - Material must be clean - Rinse & dry materials
  • - Flatten cardboard boxes
  • - NO ITEMS MAY BE LEFT ON THE GROUND

Items Accepted


  • Glass Bottles and Jars
  • Paper
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Cardboard / Paperboard
  • Steel Cans
  • Plastic Bottles, Jugs, Cups* & Tubs

Now accepting cups! Please click here to learn more.

 

  • Unacceptable 


  • - Plastic bags, berry containers, plastic toys
  • - Party cups (ex. red SOLO cups)
  • - Disposable plates, bowls, napkins & cutlery 
  • - Ceramic items or broken glass
  • - Yard waste or hazardous waste
  • - Tires or electronics

 

NO MEDICAL SHARPS OR SYRINGES
*The Ohio EPA has a guidance document for Disposal of Household Generated Sharps (July 2018) (view pdf).

 

 

commercial recyclers

We try to keep this information updated. However, it is always a good idea to first call the establishment in which you would like to take your recyclables, as their policy often changes.

Gently Used (or new) Youth Sports Gear

Paper Document Shredding

Auto Salvage

  • Barker’s Auto Salvage (and non-ferrous scrap) 2401 Blain Hwy. , Waverly (740)-663-2568
  • Ernie’s Foreign Salvage, Inc., 884 Eastern Ave (Rear), 740-773-5912

Compact Fluorescent Bulbs

  • Lowes, 867 N. Bridge Street, Chillicothe (740)-773-7777 

Batteries

Motor Oil

Appliances


Car Batteries

Scrap Metals


Plastic Shopping Bags & Film (PARTICIPATION MAY VARY DUE TO COVID-19)

  • Wal-Mart Supercenter, 85 River Trace Lane, 740-774-4800
  • Kroger, 1165 Western Avenue, 740-773-3150 (also accepts othehttps://www.walmart.com/store/2400-chillicothe-ohr plastic bags, dry cleaning bags, & plastic wrap)
  • Kroger, 887 N. Bridge St.,  740-773-2901  (also accepts other plastic bags, dry cleaning bags, & plastic wrap) 
  • Kohl's, 45 River Trace Ln. Chillicothe, 740-773-1111
  • Lowe's, 867 N Bridge St, Chillicothe, 740-773-7777

Cell Phones

  • Ross County Sheriffs Department, 740-773-1186. The phones are reprogrammed for 911 calling capabilities. 
  • RPHF Solid Waste - Ross County Branch 15 N. Paint St. # 301, Chillicothe, OH 45601 (MUST CALL AHEAD)

Ink Jet Cartridge & Printer Cartridge Recycling

  • Office Max, 869 N Bridge St, Chillicothe, 740-779-2323

Propane Gas Cylinders (Gas grills)

  • Litter Quality Propane, 524 Eastern Ave. They accept small propane cylinders for a $5 fee (740-773-2196)
  • Blue Rhino locations offer a recycling program for 20# grill tanks. Blue Rhino will collect the tank and refurbish it if possible. If the tank does not meet the company's safety and quality standards, they will recycle the tank. Blue Rhino will accept any standard gas grill tank, including other brands. Find a location. Check with your local retailer for details.

Helium & Oxygen Tanks

  • Do not place helium or oxygen tanks in your recycling. Putting them in the trash is hazardous. Empty helium balloon tanks that were purchased from a retail store should be punctured and recycled at a local scrap metal yard. Follow the disposal instructions that came with the tank or see these instructions from Balloon Time. Medical cylinders should be disposed or recycled through the company it was purchased or received from. Check with your medical supplier for details about their take-back or exchange program.  

Building Materials

  • Habitat For Humanity, 171 E 5th Street Chillicothe, Ohio 45601 (740)-779-9734 (No paint)

Household Hazardous Waste

Christmas Lights

  • Lowes - 867 N. Bridge St. Chillicothe (740)-773-7777 (SEASONAL CALL AHEAD)

Area Landfills and Transfer Stations

Ross County

  • Waste Management Mound Transfer, Seney Road , Chillicothe 740-773-5711; 800-343-6047 (Corporate Office)
  • Rumpke/Chillicothe Transfer, 990 Eastern Avenue, Chillicothe, 740-773-1440 ext. 7114

Pickaway County

  • Rumpke Transfer, 2195 Hassle Drive, Circleville 1-800-828-8171, Ext. 7311

Fayette County

  • Fayette County Transfer, 1600 Robinson Rd., Washington C.H., 740-335-1508**

Athens/Hocking

  • Athens/Hocking Reclamation Center, Logan, 740-385-6019*

Brown County

  • Rumpke SW Ohio Reg. Refuse Facility, 9427 Beyers Rd., Georgetown, 937-378-4126

Fairfield County

  • Republic Waste—Pine Grove, 5131 Drinkle Rd., Amanda, 740-969-4487*

Jackson County

  • Rumpke Beech Hollow LF, 28 A.W. Long Rd., Wellston, 740-384-4400

Pike County

  • Pike Sanitary Landfill, State Route 220 East, Waverly, 740-773-1440, ext. 7185

 

* Accepts Asbestos (call ahead)

** Accepts Construction & Demolition Material

*** Accepts both Asbestos & C&D Material

Garbage Collection and Roll-Off Container Service

Garbage Collection



  • Chillicothe City Service (Chillicothe residents only), 740-773-2700
  • Rumpke Recycling/Disposal, 740-773-1440; 1-866-757-7329
  • Rumpke Waste, 1-888-786-7531
  • Waste Management, Inc., 1-800-343-6047

Roll-Off Container Service


  • BSS Waste & Portable Restrooms, 1-800-859-6304; Cell 740-603-0828; Office 740-756-9100 (Ross, Pickaway and Fayette Counties)
  • Central Ohio Contractors, 614-539-2570; 1-800-483-2233. www.coc-inc.com
  • Mound Waste & Recycling, LLC, 740-772-5252
  • RUMPKE Recycling/Disposal, 740-773-1440; 1-866-757-7329
  • Republic Waste Services, 1-800-601-1867, (Ross, Pickaway & Fayette Counties)
  • Rumpke Waste, Inc., 1-888-786-7531, www.Rumpke.com
  • Traces Sanitation, LLC, 1-866-305-3069 (Pickaway County)
  • Waste Management, Inc., 1-800-343-6047, www.wm.com
  • Scioto Valley Dumpsters LTD, 740-253-8389 - 

    Sciotovalleydumpsters@gmail.com

Tire Disposal

TIRES are accepted on an on-going basis at the following locations. Call for prices and hours of operation.

  • Fayette Co. Transfer, 740-335-1508
  • Pike Sanitation (Rumpke), 740-947-4200
  • Sundown Tire, 740-708-4053
  • Liberty Tire, Grove City, 888-780-8473
  • Chuck Wait Tire, Hillsboro, 937-393-2166, and Mowrystown, 937-442-2004
  • Tire Discounters, Hillsboro, 937-840-9400
  • Liberty Tire Services, Southwest Greenfield, 937-981-7904
  • Buck's Tire Service, Greenfield, 937-981-7712
  • Rumpke SW Ohio Refuse Facility, Georgetown, Brown County, 937-378-4126