Spring Clean-Up Resources

Did you know that Butler County provides a wide variety of recycling programs to help you properly dispose of unwanted household waste?

The following programs are a combination of services provided by Butler County Recycling, local businesses and non-profits. County programs are available at no charge to Butler County residents. 

Businesses and contractors with commercial quantities of materials are advised to contact Butler County Recycling for additional recycling opportunities. 

+ CURBSIDE FREON APPLIANCE COLLECTION 
To begin April 3, 2017

Please call 1-888-886-9268  to schedule pick up of your unwanted/used Freon appliance.  Unwanted Appliances will schedule pick up of your appliance beginning April 3.  This “on-demand” service will be offered through the end of October. Freon is removed by certified technicians and appliances are recycled.  
Accepted items: Refrigerators, Freezers, Dehumidifiers and Air Conditioning units.
Limit of 2 like appliances per pick up. Appliance MUST be placed in driveway or at curb on morning of scheduled pick up. 

Non-Freon appliances (washers, dryers, dishwashers, microwaves, stoves, water heaters, etc.) may be taken to a scrap metal dealer, such as Cohen for recycling.

+ HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE Drop Off 
To begin July 6, 2017
When: Thursdays, July – October
Hours: 2-7 pm
New Location: 175 Westheimer Dr., Monroe, OH  45044

This program will operate every Thursday through the end of October.
Directions

Please do NOT take hazardous wase items to the previous location drop-off on Cincinnati-Dayton Rd.

ACCEPTED ITEMS: oil-based paint, antifreeze, gasoline/motor oil, pesticides/fertilizers, solvents/thinners, cleaners, household/auto batteries, fire extinguishers, propane tanks, mercury thermometers, fluorescent bulbs (all sizes), driveway sealer, thermostats and lawn/pool chemicals and more. For details contact 887-3653.

DO NOT BRING:
 Latex paint*, radioactive material, medical waste, explosives/ammunition, smoke detectors, tires, yard waste, electronics (computers/televisions), appliances, unmarked cylinders, fireworks/gun powder and prescription drugs.

Got Latex Paint? 
Did you know that you can………
Use it up! Dry it up! Pass it on!
Click Here to find out how

+ ELECTRONICS RECYCLING 
Recycle electronics year-round at the following locations:

Cohen Hamilton
105 Black St., Hamilton, OH  45011

(513) 863-3474
Accepted Items: computer towers, computer peripherals, fax machines, printers, copiers, laptops, cable/satellite boxes, DVR/DVD/Video players, microwaves, etc. no charge, monitors and televisions for a fee, call for details.

Cohen Middletown
3120 S. Verity Pkwy., Middletown, OH 45044
513-425-6911
Accepted Items: Computer towers, computer peripherals, fax machines, printers, copiers, laptops, phones, cable/satellite boxes, DVR/DVD/Video players microwaves, etc. at no charge, monitors and televisions for a fee, call for details. 

Cincy E-Recycling – AAA Laptops and More
8371 Colerain Avenue

Cincinnati, Ohio 45239
513-327-8387
Fees apply for managing computer monitors, televisions of varying sizes and types.  Please call ahead to verify fees. 

Habitat for Humanity ReStore
896 Fairview Avenue, Hamilton, OH 45015
(513) 893-1102
Hours: Mon – Fri: 9 a.m.-6 p.m./ Sat: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Accepted Items: All computers (working/non-working), computer monitors and computer peripherals. DO NOT bring televisions.

Goodwill/Easter Seals of Miami Valley
3526 Towne Blvd., Middletown, OH 45005
(513) 423-0843
Hours: Mon-Sat: 8 a.m.-8 p.m./Sun: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Accepted Items: computers and monitors at no cost to residents. 
DO NOT bring televisions.

Ohio Valley Goodwill/Fairfield
4605 Dixie Hwy., Fairfield, OH 45014

(513) 939-0020
Accepted items: CPUs, computer monitors (flat screen only),computer peripherals, DVDs, VCRs, video game consoles, old stereo equipment, cell phones, cordless devices, etc.
DO NOT bring televisions.

Best Buy
Bridgewater Falls, 3435 Princeton Road, Hamilton, OH 45011
(513) 737-3060
Hours: Mon: 8 a.m.-10 p.m./Tues-Fri: 10 a.m.-10 p.m./ Sat-Sun: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Accepted Items: All CPUs, computers, monitors, computer peripherals, cell phones, DVD players, etc. Televisions (working/non-working) in the following sizes are accepted: traditional cathode ray tube televisions (up to 32 inches diagonally measured) and plasma and LCD televisions (up to 50 inches). FEE applies for TV and CRT recycling. 3 ITEM PER HOUSEHOLD PER DAY LIMIT.

Staples
Fairfield Township, 3339 Princeton Rd., (513) 737-0495 
Area Staples stores accept outdated/unwanted computers and computer equipment for recycling at no charge. Televisions up to 32″ (flat screen only). No tube TV’s accepted. Contact your local Staples store for details. 

Cleanlites Recycling (formerly USA Lamp & Ballast)
800-778-6645
7806 Anthony Wayne Avenue
Cincinnati, OH  45216

A licensed facility accepting universal wastes (fluorescent bulbs, batteries, etc.) and electronic wastes.  

+ PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION
NO syringes, lancets, liquids or inhalants.

24-hour drug drop boxes are available seven days a week in the lobby of these police departments. NOTE: City of Oxford Police and Miami University have restricted hours:

City of Fairfield – 5230 Pleasant Avenue
Hamilton – 331 Front Street
Middletown – 1 Donham Plaza (Police Lobby)
Monroe – 233 S. Main Street
City of Oxford Police – 11 S. Poplar Street,(M-F, 8 -5)
Butler County Sheriff – 705 Hanover Street
Miami University – 4945 Oxford Trenton Road, (M-F, 9 – 4:30)
Walgreens – Middletown, 700 S. Breiel Blvd.  Phone 513-425-8702.  Middletown location only – see attached flyer.

Visit www.rxdrugdropbox.org for a full list of pharmaceutical collection points. 

+ WASTE TIRE COLLECTION PROGRAM
WHEN:    The County will offer this one day program again in Fall 2017.

WHAT:     Car tires, truck tires or tractor tires

10 Tire Limit per houshold
Open to Butler County residents only
Large quantities of tires will NOT be accepted – NO exceptions

For large quantities of tires contact Rumpke (742-2900) or Liberty Tire (614-871-8097) 

+ COMPACT FLUORESCENT LIGHTBULBS
Take your used compact fluorescent bulbs to our Household Hazardous Waste drop-off site (see above for more information), or Clean Lites Recycling.

+ HOUSEHOLD BATTERIES
Recycle your household C, D, A, AAA, 9-volt and rechargeable batteries at the locations below.

  1. Batteries Plus, 4887 Princeton Road, Hamilton, OH 45011 (737-2444)
  2. Butler County Household Hazardous Waste Program (see above for more information).

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