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Recycling Equipment Available

Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission has portable recycling equipment available for collecting plastic bottles, deposit containers, and paper at your next public or private event.

Portable recycling equipment available includes frames for collecting plastic bottles and deposit containers. Portable recycling equipment available includes frames for collecting paper during indoor events.

 

Recycling Equipment Available

Portable Recycle Clear™ Recycling Frames and Carts can be checked out free of charge in the following quantities (subject to availability) on a first come, first served basis (based on the date the refundable deposit is received). These frames provide the opportunity for recycling bottles, cans, and paper during your indoor or outdoor event (when paired with your regular garbage containers).

 

Recycling equipment available for collecting plastic bottles.30 Blue Recycling Frames with Blue Lids (and Blue Bags) 
These frames are labeled “PLASTIC BOTTLES ONLY” to collect water bottles and sports drink bottles.

 

 

Recycling equipment available for collecting deposit containers.

30 Green Recycling Frames with Green Lids (and Clear Bags)

These frames are labeled “5¢ DEPOSIT CANS & BOTTLES ONLY” to collect items such as soda/beer cans and soda/beer plastic bottles. (No Glass 5¢ Deposit Containers)

 

 

Recycling equipment available for collecting paper.5 Green Recycling Frames with Green Lids (and Green Bags)

These frames are labeled “PAPER ONLY” to collect office paper during indoor festivals and workshops.

 

 

Recycling equipment available includes carts for moving frames.2 Carts for holding and moving the Recycling Frames

Each cart can hold ten recycling frames and ten lids with the tote full of supplies.

 

 

 

 

 

Recycling equipment available includes colored bags for easy separation of items.Colored and Clear Bags
Color coordinated bags will be provided for use during your event to help volunteers easily keep track of the different materials collected.

 

 

 

Awareness signs help promote the use of the recycling equipment available.6 Awareness Signs

These informational signs can clip on any style of recycling frame. Let participants know you are providing recycling during your event. Place signs in prominent areas or near the event entrance/exit.

 

 

 

 

2 Cleaning Supply Totes and Forms
When checking out recycling frames, you will also receive a tote that contains the event report forms, a clipboard, pens, and cleaning supplies. You will turn in unused bags and supplies during your scheduled return appointment.

 

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