In an effort to control the spread of COVID-19 and in accordance with the recent ordinance prohibiting gatherings of 10 or more, all City of Springfield recycling drop-off centers will close beginning 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19.
Facilities included in this closure are the Yardwaste Recycling Center, Lone Pine Avenue Recycling Center, Franklin Avenue Recycling Center and Household Chemical Collection Center.
The Springfield Sanitary Landfill will remain open under normal operating hours.
Citizens are encouraged to contact their trash hauler for information on curbside recycling collection service. If accumulation or storage of recyclables becomes an issue, these items can be placed in the garbage until recycling service resumes.
The City of Springfield operates and maintains three drop-off recycling centers throughout the Springfield area: Franklin Avenue Recycling Center, Lone Pine Recycling Center and the Yardwaste Recycling Center
The Franklin Avenue and Lone Pine Recycling Centers accept:
Aluminum, cardboard, glass containers, paper, plastic containers (1-7), tin, and bagged leaves and grass.
Franklin Avenue Recycling Center
731 N. Franklin
Lone Pine Recycling Center
3020 S. Lone Pine
Recycling Centers closed for the following holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and