Recycling in Missoula
The City of Missoula has adopted a ZERO by FIFTY municipal plan to meet zero waste goals (90% diversion) by 2050. This is a collaborative effort including Missoula County, Climate Smart Missoula, Home Resource, UM and many other community partners.
Have stuff that you don’t know what to do with? Not sure if or where it can be reused and recycled? Try searching below or check out our What do I do with…? page.
Acts as a community hub and advocate for climate action, writing resolutions behind carbon neutrality plans and connecting groups to put those plans into action.
Provides home and curbside pickup recycling bins. Accepts all standard recyclables including cardboard, plastics, aluminum and tin cans, phone books, newspapers and magazines, office paper, and non-ferrous metals. Learn more about what is and is not recyclable at : https://recyclingsimplified.com/
Provides home and curbside recycling, and accepts most standard recyclables including cardboard, plastics #1 and #2 bottles, aluminum and tin cans, newspapers and magazines, and Bayern Brewing eco-packs. Pricing based on frequency of pickups.
Recycles common household E-waste such as keyboards, mousers, printers, peripheral devices, TVs and CRT monitors. Fluorescent light tubes and compact fluorescent bulbs can also be recycled to recover all gasses and oxides. Prices based on quantity and content of pickup.
Accepts some E-waste in computer hardware and software donations. Specializes in software repair and reselling used computers and laptops at very affordable prices.
Accepts donations of used building material, such as lumber, doors, windows, cabinets, paint, carpet, etc. Currently NOT accepting appliances, light, any paint with lead, or any material with asbestos. (Over 40% of total landfill is construction waste).406-541-8300
Recycles scrap metal and electronic waste. Accepts washers, dryers, microwaves, old engine blocks, transmissions and scrap metal; as well as old laptops, phones, computer parts, and both ferrous (steel and iron) and non-ferrous (copper and brass) parts. Refrigerators must include certification that all Freon has been removed by a licensed appliance store before they can be dropped off.
In 2016, the City of MIssoula purchased Eko-Compost and created a city-wide compost facility. Compost can be dropped off year-round, with winter and summer hours. Generally prices are $7 a load.
A grassroots MIssoula non-profit who's goal is to close the loop on waste. Collect compost, have it picked up by bicycle and delivered to Garden City Compost or local farms, and then receive compost back every four months for your own gardening purposes. $14 a month for once a month pickups.
Offers home curbside compost pickup and delivery for $15 a month. As of January 2019, dairy and meat products can now be accepted for composting. No fryer grease, oil, or pet waste.
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