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Recycling Basics

RECYCLING IS EASY IN LYON COUNTY! 

Curbside recycling collection occurs every week! Collection of curbside recyclables is done by Southwest Sanitation. Residents covered by the Lyon County recycling contract received a recycling cart for the sole purpose of curbside recycling pickup. These carts are the property of Lyon County, and must stay at the residential address to which they were delivered.

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Contamination Problems

Did you know Recycling can get CONTAMINATED??? 

Recyclers, we need your help…again!  Recently I visited Millennium Recycling, the Materials Recovery Facility, in Sioux Falls where recyclables collected in Lyon County get transported to for sorting.  From there they’re shipped to end markets that use them as feedstock in the manufacture of new products. As I’ve mentioned before, my own little peepers have seen some of the wrong stuff that gets put in recycling carts/containers at drop-off locations and it ain’t pretty. 

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Hours and Locations

Lyon County Government Center

8:00-4:30 M-F   Map

Public Works Building

8:00-4:30 M-F   Map

Law Enforcement Center

8:00-4:00 M-F   Map

Lyon County Zoning/SWCD

8:00-4:30 M-F   Map

Lyon County Landfill

6:00-4:00 M-F   Map

7:00-NOON SAT

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