Jeremy Jones - Director of Public Works firstname.lastname@example.org
The Wellington Recycle Center opened in April of 2005 to help reduce the amount of trash going to the land fill. In its first year of operation, 447 vehicles dropped off recyclable materials in the Center. In 2007, a total of 6780 cars dropped off recyclable materials at the facility.
Pounds of Materials Collected
2005 107,529 lbs 2006 173,475 lbs 2007 223,804 lbs 2008 294,828 lbs 2009 378,148 lbs 2010
The Recycle Center does not have a separate budget, but is funded through the Sanitation operations budget.
The Center is staffed by three attendants and no less than eight volunteers. Please contact Jeremy Jones at 620-326-3631 if your church or community group is interested in volunteering at the Center and earning $100 for each Saturday.
Wellington Area Recycling Center
217 N. Jefferson (old fire station)
Wednesday ~ 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday ~ 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon
These items WILL be accepted:
|Newspaper (clean and dry)||Magazines, Catalogs & Telephone Books||Cardboard (flattened, flat finish – no wax)|
|Office (computer, copy paper/white & pastel and envelopes without windows. No self-adhesives, carbon paper or junk mail.|
|PET (pop) no lids|
HDPE (milk) rinsed
|HDPE (colored) no lids|
No motor oil containers, or items that are not bottles or jugs
|GLASS (clear, brown & green)||STEEL/TIN CANS||ALUMINUM CANS (no aluminum foil or scrap)|
PLEASE HELP US PROVIDE THIS SERVICE IN AN AFFORDABLE MANNER BY SEPARATING MATERIALS AND REMOVING TRASH PRIOR TO BRINGING IT TO THE FACILITY. THIS PROVIDES A FASTER SERVICE AT LESS COST.