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Recycling & Reusing Guide
- ACT Recycling
ACT (Alternative Community Training) recycles VHS tapes and their cases (except for white vinyl cases) for a competitive fee. Consumers mail in the VHS items to be recycled.
- City of Columbia Recycling
Information about Columbia’s curbside recycling service and drop-off bins, as well as links to organizations that recycle items such as electronics, tires, appliances, etc.
- Household Hazardous Waste Disposal – Columbia
Information on where to dispose of hazardous household waste and a list of common hazardous products, such as batteries, paint, aerosol cans, etc.
- Mid-Missouri Solid Waste Management
Provides “A Guide to Recycling in Mid-Missouri,” plus information on upcoming tire and electronic waste collection days in the region. There is a small fee for tires and some electronic waste items.
- Ryan Enterprise
This family-owned business outside Millersburg accepts plastic (except plastic bags) for recycling into fence posts and bird feeders.
- Advantage Metals Recycling
Buys scrap metal, including junk cars.
- Best Buy Electronics and Appliances Recycling
Includes televisions, DVD players, computer monitors, cell phones and more.
- Columbia Computer Center
Accepts computer equipment for recycling.
- Electronics Donation and Recycling – Environmental Protection Agency
EPA guidelines and information on the reuse and recycling of electronic products.
- Fusselman Salvage Co. – Moberly
Buys scrap metal.
- The Ink Factory
Refills empty inkjet cartridges, also re-manufactures and refills toner cartridges for laser printers of all types.
- Mid-Mo Recycling
Part of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Registered Electronics Recycling Businesses List, this company specializes in recycling out-of-date electronics.
- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – Missouri Department of Natural Resources
A new statewide directory of recycling, reuse and disposal service vendors is under construction; in the meantime, PDFs are searchable by county or city.