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The Recycling Center is closed until further notice.

Recycling Program - Free

Look below for a complete list of what we accept.  The short list is Tires, Paper/Glass, Electronics and household hazardous waste.  Click here for a copy of our E-Waste recycling brochure.

There is No Charge to drop off recyclables at our facility located at 742 Schroyer Avenue, SW, Canton (corner of Schroyer Avenue and Melchior SW). Open Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00am to 3:00pm (except for legal holidays). You can contact the Recycling Center at (330) 430-7869 if you have any questions.

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Commercial/Business E-Waste? Call us first.  We can take most items.
Drive up service....we will pull it out of the car/truck for you

Residents of Stark, Tuscarawas or Wayne Counties.  12 car and light truck tires (on or off the rim) per person per year.

Just pull in and drop off your Paper and Cardboard Items into the two brown dumpsters at the facility entrance.


Appliances, NO TUBE TV's but we WILL take Plasma, LED and LCD TV's!
Large and small - Freon or no long as it isn't a tube TV, we take it.  We LEGALLY reclaim all freon.  In fact, we sell it as well and make money for the health department.

Audio/Video Equipment and Computers And Office Equipment


  • Auto and Small Engines
  • Batteries
  • Exercise Equipment
  • HVAC/Plumbing/Construction
  • Metals
  • Wire and Cable
  • As we say at the center...if it takes a battery or has a plug, we take it.  (except for tube TV's)


  • No tube TVs
  • No propane tanks of any kind
  • No oxygen tanks
  • No fire extinguishers

    Acceptable wastes include: (All hazardous waste generated from a household)
    Flammable Liquids (gasoline, kerosene, mineral spirits, acetone, xylene, lighter fluid, stain, Thomas Water Seal, varnishes, etc.), Aerosols, Pesticides, Insecticides, Herbicides, Fungicides, Corrosive Liquids (naval jelly, muriatic acid, hydrochloric acid, sulfuric acid, toilet cleaners, sodium hydroxide, ammonia, Drano, caustic soda, 409 cleaner), Automotive Fluids (motor oil, antifreeze, hydraulic fluid, gear oil, fryer oil, etc.), items that contain Mercury (thermometers, thermostats, switches, etc), and Fluorescent Bulbs (tubes, compact, U-tubes, circular).
    Wastes/items that are not acceptable:
    Latex Paints, Ammunition, Explosives, DEA-Regulated Material (Cocaine, Marijuana, Testosterone, Morphine, Oxycodone, etc.), Bio-Medical Waste (Bloody rags, Body fluids, etc.) Smoke Detectors and Fireworks.
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