Recycling is voluntary in Jamestown. Below are ways you can produce less waste by practicing the 3 R's:
These items can be taken to The Recycling Center located at 302 1st Street W, Jamestown. The Center is operated by Renaissance Recycling and is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Saturdays from 9:00 AM to Noon. For more information please call (701) 320-7312 or (701) 320-9218. You can also visit their official website at http://www.jamestownrecycling.com.
Yard waste such as grass, leaves, trees and shrubs can be dropped off anytime at the City Of Jamestown Landfill and Baler facility located at 3020 18th Street SE, Jamestown. You can also contact them by phone at (701) 252-5223.
Some electronics may be recycled at Renaissance Recycling in Jamestown. Be sure to visit their website first to make sure they will accept your items.
Radioshack, located in the Buffalo Mall, will accept old cell phones as well as rechargeable batteries.
For information on recycling items that contain mercury, please call Central Valley Health at (701) 252-8130.
To get rid of old plastic grocery bags (those with a recycling symbol) you can drop them off at either Wal-Mart or Hugo's.
Old tires can be brought to any shop that sells them. For used oil and antifreeze you can contact your local vehicle repair shop or bring containers to the City Baler where it can be recycled.