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Talkeetna Recycling Works

Recycling Container at the Talkeetna Transfer Site will be open: 
Tuesday from 1 pm - 5 pm
Saturdays from 11 am- 3 pm

Aluminum Beverage Cans
Steel Cans and Lids
Plastic Bottles #1
Plastic Jugs and Bottles #2
Plastics #5 

Volunteers will be present to make sure your items are clean, dry and fit for drop off. You will be responsible for items that do not fit the criteria. Steel lids are accepted, plastic lids are not. Call Cici at 355-8324 to get on the volunteer list.


Talkeetna Recycling Works Objective: Create an efficient and long lasting recycling program for Talkeetna.

Ways to reach the Talkeetna Recycling Committee:

Facebook: Talkeetna Recycling Works or https://www.facebook.com/groups/1431810777109538
Email: talkeetnarecycling@gmail.com
Phone:  Katie Writer at 907/863-7669
Volunteer Coordinator:  Cici Schoenberger - 907/355-8324

Direct Deposit:  Mat Valley Federal Credit Union under name of Talkeetna Community Council, Inc., 
Talkeetna Recycling   Account # 149253 

Go Fund Me, online donations:  http://www.gofundme.com/pdvsec


Currently accepted at Talkeetna Transfer Station

Mixed paper & Paperboard 
• No corrugated cardboard 
➢ Yes Newspaper if bundled separately in a white or clear plastic bag 
➢ Yes egg cartons 
➢ Yes toilet paper rolls, etc 
➢ Yes shredded paper but must be bundled separately in a white or clear plastic bag 

Steel containers 
➢ Yes Magnet sticks to it 
• No Does not have to have label removed or be flattened 
• Yes Cat food cans or other lightweight aluminum cans if they are bagged separately 

Aluminum beverage cans 
Beverage cans only—should be rinsed and crushed if possible (not essential but saves room in container) 
• No kitchen aluminum such as foil or foil pans 

#1 Plastic (PETE) 
• No clamshells (made differently and melt at higher temps) 
• No caps or lids 
➢ Yes Must have a neck 
➢ Yes Will have dimple (nipple) on bottom 
➢ Yes water bottles whether you can see the #1 or not

#2 Plastic (HDPE) 
• No caps or lids, or pour spouts (laundry jugs) 
• No motor oil or paint containers 
➢ Yes Must have a neck (need not taper at top but will take a screw-on lid) 
➢ Yes Will have seam on bottom 

 #5 Plastic (PP) 
• No clamshells (made differently and melt at higher temps) 
➢ Yes Lids accepted if have triangle with a 5 
➢ Yes stretchy plastic (shopping bags, etc) if bundled together in a white or clear plastic bag

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