Recycling

*NEW Feature!  Interactive Sanitation & Recycling Bin Map

As of September 9, 2019, the City can no longer accept plastic or paper.

City Recycling Collection Locations

The City of Idaho Falls provides thirteen (13) collection locations for recycling! 

  • We accept glass, cardboard, tin and aluminum at our drop-off locations.
  • Glass items that can be recycled include glass bottles of all sizes and colors, food containers and plate glass windows. Items that cannot be recycled include mirrors, ceramic/porcelain and light bulbs.
  • We cannot accept plastic or paper at this time but we are researching available options.

Curbside Recycling by Western RecyclingWestern Recycling

If you prefer curbside recycling, Western Recycling can help you out with that! 

  • Residential Fee: $10.00 per month, collected every two weeks. The containers are provided by Western Recycling. Extra containers increase the fees slightly.
  • Commercial Fee: Beginning at $17.00 per month.

To contact Western Recycling, visit their website or call (208) 529-9908.

Recycling Education 

Recycling is a great way to make a big difference in our community. It is easy to do and affordable. Recycling returns products back into a raw form that can be used to create new products. Plus, it reduces the amount of space used up in our landfills and results in a healthier environment for future generations

Recycling is Easy to Do!

What Happens to Recycled Products?

Recycling - A Healthy Environment for Future Generations