Recycling Center

The Pettisville community recycle center, located on Rd DE by the schools track, is maintained by the FFA and FFA Alumni. We try to keep it clean and sorted, but community members dropping off items are the most important part of this program. Please review the list of what we do and do not take and take care of your own trash. FFA members are on-site on the second Saturday morning from 8:30-11:00 am, give or take depending on work needed and this is a good time to get help with your load.

Please do not drop your trash off at the recycling center!

Please refer to the informational sheet below these pictures for a complete listing of what we do and do not recycle.

All Trash

Paper Products



We Do Recycle These Items

Seven self-serve windows:

  • Clear glass (separated, clean, no lids)
  • Brown glass (separated, clean, no lids)
  • Green/blue glass (separated, clean, no lids)
  • Newspaper, phone books and paper bags (not in strings or plastic bags)
  • Magazines, catalogs and shiny paper
  • Aluminum cans
  • Steel or tin cans, empty and dry aerosol cans and paint cans, small scrap tin

In the outside addition:

  • Mile and other clear No. 2 containers (yellow recycling bin with white bag)
    • Tops need to be small than the base
  • Clear plastics No. 1 top is smaller than the bottom and it is not brown (yellow recycling bin with white bag)
  • Colored/solid mile jugs and colored No. 2 plastic if top is smaller than the bottom (yellow recycling bin with white bag)
  • Ink cartridge/cell phones (mounted on yellow cardboard crate)
    • The blue recycle tub
  • Aluminum foil (mounted on yellow cardboard crate)
    • In trash can
  • Flattened corrugated cardboard - use only when trailer is full

Cardboard Trailer -Flattened corrugated cardboard in trailer whenever it is available and has room

Additionally during the 2nd Saturday of the month FFA members are at the center from about 9:00 to 11 so you can get help with large amounts of recyclable materials.

We Don't Recycle These Items

  • Plastic bags
  • Light bulbs
  • Long or large pieces of scrap steel
  • Plastic lids
  • Blown glass, vases, mirrors and glass plates and cups
  • Brown and solid plastic #1 plastics
  • Plastic containers when the mouths are bigger than the base
  • Plastic numbered 3 – 7 (all or part)
  • Wet newspapers or wet cardboard, painted cardboard
  • String
  • Foam, Styrofoam, Packing Nuts, bubble wrap
  • Oil, gas and Antifreeze bottles
  • Wood
  • TVs and radios
  • Books (take to Triangular Recycle Center – Linfoot St, Wauseon)
  • Computer monitors, terminals, etc (take to Triangular Recycle Center – Linfoot St, Wauseon)

If you have any questions please feel free to contact John Poulson.

Pettisville FFA, John Poulson, Advisor, jpoulson@pettisvilleschools.org