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The City of Opelika has several drop off sites for recycling.  These are located at:

Listed below are the City of Opelika’s FIVE (5) Recycling Center Locations.

These centers accept the following:

(In addition to the items listed above, The Northside Center will have a container for donations of clothes and shoes. We are allowed to count these donations in our recycling totals.)

**The Jeter Center will also accept the following:


The following materials will not be accepted:

No plastic bags.  All recycling should be placed in the black containers loose. To process recycling at the Columbus MRF all material must be loose. To get a better understanding of single-stream recycling and why material must be loose, please check out the Columbus Recycling Facility and Sustainability Center at  You can recycle  plastic grocery bags at the store where your purchases were made.

No Glass. Glass will contaminate our loads and they will be rejected.  The Columbus MRF is not  designed to process glass. Our FULL service convenience center on JeterAvenue accepts glass and ships it directly to the glass recycling facility inAtlanta.

No trash or wood. These items will contaminate our loads and they will be rejected. 


We also offer Curbside Recycling. If you have not signed up, CLICK HERE  for Curbside Recycling Startup.

If you have any additional questions, please call us at 334.705.5480.  THE COST OF CURBSIDE RECYCLING is $10 per month.  

GO RED = GREEN OPELIKA, Recycling Every Day, Reducing Every Day, Reusing Every Day!!!