recycle

The Memphis Recycling Facility is back open and the town of Collierville curbside recycling service will resume as normal.

Recycle carts are collected weekly on the same day as your household garbage collection. The following list illustrates what can and cannot be recycled:

You CAN recycle:

•Aluminum Cans

•Metal Food & Beverage 

  Cans

•Glass Bottles & Jars

•Milk & Juice Cartons

•Plastic Bottles & Jugs 

  No. 1-7 (with lids)

•Cereal & Food Boxes

•Wide-mouth Plastic 

  Containers

•Mixed Paper

•Newspaper

•Office Paper & Junk Mail

•Paperback & Hardcover 

  Books

•Magazines

•Phone Books & Catalogs

•Aluminum Foil & Trays

•Rigid Plastic

•Tetra Pak/Aseptic

•Cardboard Boxes (cut to a size that will fit in the recycle container) & Pizza Boxes

You CANNOT recycle:

•Oil

•Paint Cans

•Aerosol Cans

•Pie Plates or Ovenware

•Mirrors

•Window Glass

•Light Bulbs

•Foam

•Styrofoam

•Plastic Bags*

•Toys

•Pesticide

•Motor Oil Bottles

•Bound or Plastic 

  Wrappers

*Plastic bags can be recycled at several local stores.

For questions about the town’s recycling program, call Collierville Public Services at 901.457.2800.

Over the June 1 weekend, the town officials was informed that a large fire occurred at a recycling facility that the city utilizes for curbside recycling services. 

The facility was temporarily shut down.