The City of Hays Residential Recycling Program is easy and convenient to use. Here are tips to make it easier for you:
Newspaper inserts are also acceptable to recycle.
Large Cardboard boxes that do not fit in the bags do not need to be bagged but broken down. Please take steps to keep paper and cardboard dry.
Any color of glass is acceptable.
Labels do not have to be removed.
Plastic Containers Numbers 1 through 7 should be included. This includes containers such as:
Items that are not recyclable:
Certain items can actually contaminate the recycling material. Please do not include these items in the blue bags:
Please take all hazardous waste to the Ellis County hazardous waste site. Call 785-628-9449 for details.
For more information regarding our Recycling Program, please contact the Solid Waste Division 785-628-7350. We will be happy to mail you a brochure giving details of our Solid Waste Collection Program.