Welcome to the Worth County Recycle Center located 1 mile east and ¼ mile north of Kensett on Pheasant Avenue. The hours of operation are Monday 8am-4pm, Wednesday 8am-4pm, Thursday 12 Noon-6pm, Friday 8am-6pm, and Saturday 8am-4pm. We are closed Sunday and Tuesday and all county holidays. This facility is for residential waste and not commercial or industrial. We reserve the right to turn away any loads into our facility. At this time we do not accept Hazardous Household Materials (paint, cleaners, chemical, etc.) We also do not accept furniture, brush or yard debris.
Rural Worth County Residents: are only allowed to dispose of household garbage and recyclable materials.
Waste: must be bagged, tied or boxed for disposal at the facility, no loose items.
Recyclable materials: do not need to be presorted. You will sort them and place them in the appropriate receptacle once you arrive. Materials that are accepted and those that are not accepted are on the back of this paper.
All Worth County residents: Are allowed to dispose of used tires (no rims), old appliances, waste oil, and scrap metal. Below is a chart of items that are accepted along with the fee to dispose of them.
The following items will be accepted FREE of charge: waste oil, scrap metal, computer towers
Corrugated cardboard, newspaper & inserts, copy and computer paper, junk mail, phone books, magazines, catalogs, greeting cards, boxboard (cereal, cake, chip, Kleenex, and cracker boxes), plastic (bottles, jugs, and jars), glass (clear, green, brown, blue), metal cans.
Pizza boxes, plastic bags, unmarked plastics, Styrofoam(cups, packaging), paper towels, napkins, tissues, cups, coffee filters, tea bags, waxed paper, or waxed anything (like milk cartons, drink boxes, frozen food boxes), candy and gum wrappers, carbon paper, wall paper, bathroom waste paper, photos, slides, transparencies, aerosol cans, paint cans, oil/antifreeze/gasoline containers, light bulbs, pens, window panes, mirrors, pottery, ceramics, disposable razors, needles, toys, dishes, glasses, medicine containers, plastic cups/silverware/trays, plastic wrap, batteries, pet food bags, fertilizer bags, and seed corn bags.