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The Nestlé Purina PetCare Company understands the importance of recycling to reduce paper waste. Our paper litter products help divert paper from the waste stream and creates useful products for our consumers. secondnature® brand Dog Litter and Yesterday's News® brand Cat Litters use recycled paper as their main ingredient, are highly absorbent, control odors and are virtually dust free – and they're made right here in the Ozarks!

Please help us in our recycling efforts and bring your paper products to our Big Green Bins at one of our many locations throughout the Ozark area

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What to Recycle

Find out which paper items are accepted for recycling.

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Where to Recycle

Our BIG, green paper-recycling bins are located throughout Southwest Missouri.

WHAT TO RECYCLE
PAPER ITEMS ACCEPTED FOR RECYCLING
  • Books - hardback and paperback
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines & catalogs
  • Newspapers** & slick inserts
  • Office paper, construction paper (Shredded paper is accepted; please empty from bag.)
  • Paper cartons for eggs & berries/fruit
  • Pasteboard without plastic or wax coating (such as candy boxes, cereal boxes, shoe boxes, etc.; flatten all pasteboard boxes)
  • Pasteboard inserts from kitchen papers, paper towel & toilet paper rolls
  • Telephone books – remove plastic wrap
  • Wrapping & kraft (brown) papers

Some items NOT recyclable are: original blueprints, plastic-coated paper, wax-coated paper, aluminum foil-lined paper, thermal-coated fax/calculator paper.

Please Note: No need to separate paper. Paper items must be dry and clean, not contaminated by animal, human or food waste.

No trash! No trash, corrugated cardboard boxes or plastic bags, please! Paper may be placed in a paper grocery bag or loose in our paper-recycling bins.

Please shut door after each deposit!
For more information, contact our recycling coordinator at
(417) 575-5933.

** Newspaper is the main ingredient in Yesterday's News® brand Cat Litters & secondnature® brand dog litter made in the Ozarks!
WHERE TO RECYCLE

OUR BIG, GREEN PAPER-RECYCLING BINS ARE LOCATED THROUGHOUT SOUTHWEST MISSOURI (CHECK WITH YOUR LOCAL CITY HALL FOR HOURS OF OPERATION) AT THE FOLLOWING RECYCLING LOCATIONS:

  • Camden County

    • Camdenton Middle School

  • Cedar County

    • Stockton (Public Schools)

  • Christian County

    • Billings (Billings Public Schools, 118 W. Mt Vernon)
    • Clever (Clever Public Schools, on the parking lot east of the intersection of Carpenter & Public)
    • Nixa (Nixa Recycling Center, residents only)
    • Sparta (Sparta High School)
    • Spokane (Spokane High School)
  • Dade County

    • Greenfield (Wells Street west of MO Highway 39)
    • Lockwood (Immanuel Lutheran Church & School)
  • Dallas County

    • Buffalo (Mallory Elementary)
  • Greene County

    • Fair Grove (Public Schools, Bus Lot)
    • Strafford (Public Schools)
  • Springfield

    • 3020 S. Lone Pine
    • 731 N. Franklin
    • Computer Recycling Center (528 N. Prince Lane)
  • Springfield (continued)

    • Humane Society at 3161 W. Norton Road
    • Southside Senior Center (Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M., except holidays)
    • Southwest Treatment Plant off Farm Roads 115/164
    • East Kearney Street (across from main entrance to Partnership Industrial Center, between The Courts and Stiles Roofing)
  • Lawrence County

    • Aurora (Police/Fire Complex)
    • Marionville (Ozarks Methodist Manor, adjacent to maintenance garage)
    • Mt. Vernon (Spirit of '76 Park)
    • Pierce City (Parking lot south of Middle School)
  • Stone County

    • Branson West (Caring Americans Thrift Shop)
    • Indian Point (adjacent to village maintenance building, Wolfe Rd. off Table Rock Circle)
  • Taney County

    • Taney County Recycling (Highway 160, near Kissee Mills Jct.)
  • Texas County

    • Cabool (American Recycling)
  • Webster County

    • Rogersville (Recycle Center at City Hall)