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The following programs are a combination of services provided by Butler County Recycling, local businesses and non-profits. County programs are available at no charge to Butler County residents. Businesses and contractors with commercial quantities of materials are advised to contact Butler County Recycling for additional recycling opportunities. Additionally, residents and businesses may also consult the search engine " What Do I Do About" at the bottom of our homepage for information on recycling outlets.

This program will resume in Spring 2017

This "on demand" service will be offered again in Spring 2017.  Accepted items: R
efrigerators, Freezers, Dehumidifiers and Air Conditioners. Freon is removed by certified technicians at no cost to you. Appliances are recycled. Limit of 2 like appliances per pick up. Appliance MUST be placed in driveway or at curb on morning of scheduled pick up.

Non-Freon appliances (washers, dryers, dishwashers, microwaves, stoves, water heaters, etc.) may be taken to a scrap metal dealer, such as Cohen for recycling.

This program will resume in Summer 2017

ACCEPTED ITEMS: oil-based paint, antifreeze, gasoline/motor oil, pesticides/fertilizers, solvents/thinners, cleaners, household/auto batteries, fire extinguishers, propane tanks, mercury thermometers, fluorescent bulbs (all sizes), driveway sealer, thermostats and lawn/pool chemicals and more. For details contact 887-3653.

Latex paint*, radioactive material, medical waste, explosives/ammunition, smoke detectors, tires, yard waste, electronics (computers/televisions), garbage, roofing material, appliances, fuel tanks, unmarked cylinders, fireworks/gun powder and prescription drugs.

Residents are advised to air dry latex paint by removing the lid, adding sawdust, kitty litter or sand to remaining paint (cans should be less than half full) and allowing the paint cans to air dry in a well ventilated space away from children and pets. Once paint has hardened, place cans next to your household trash with the lids off. Rumpke will accept up to four paint cans per household per trash pick up.

Matthew 25 Ministries accepts newer, unwanted latex paint cans that are almost full for reuse/reblending. Visit Matthew 25 Ministries online or call 793-6256 for details. Oil based paints are not accepted. Habitat for Humanity also accepts paint that is still good and usable.  Call 513-893-1102 for more information.

Recycle electronics year-round at the following locations:

Cohen Hamilton
105 Black St., Hamilton, OH  45011
(513) 863-3474
Accepted Items: computer towers, computer peripherals, fax machines, printers, copiers, laptops, cable/satellite boxes, DVR/DVD/Video players, microwaves, etc. no charge, monitors and televisions for a fee, call for details.

Cohen Middletown
3120 S. Verity Pkwy., Middletown, OH 45044
Accepted Items: Computer towers, computer peripherals, fax machines, printers, copiers, laptops, phones, cable/satellite boxes, DVR/DVD/Video players microwaves, etc. at no charge, monitors and televisions for a fee, call for details.

Cincy E-Recycling - AAA Laptops and More
8371 Colerain Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45239

Fees apply for managing computer monitors, televisions of varying sizes and types.  Please call ahead to verify fees.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore
896 Fairview Avenue, Hamilton, OH 45015
(513) 893-1102
Hours: Mon - Fri: 9 a.m.-6 p.m./ Sat: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Accepted Items: All computers (working/non-working), computer monitors and computer peripherals. DO NOT bring televisions.

Goodwill/Easter Seals of Miami Valley
3526 Towne Blvd., Middletown, OH 45005
(513) 423-0843
Hours: Mon-Sat: 8 a.m.-8 p.m./Sun: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Accepted Items: computers and monitors at no cost to residents.
DO NOT bring televisions.

Ohio Valley Goodwill/Fairfield
4605 Dixie Hwy., Fairfield, OH 45014
(513) 939-0020
Accepted items: All sizes of televisions (NO console TV's) in working condition with remote control), CPUs, computer monitors, computer peripherals, DVDs, VCRs, video game consoles, old stereo equipment, cell phones, cordless devices, etc.

Best Buy
Bridgewater Falls, 3435 Princeton Road, Hamilton, OH 45011
(513) 737-3060
Hours: Mon: 8 a.m.-10 p.m./Tues-Fri: 10 a.m.-10 p.m./ Sat-Sun: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Accepted Items: All CPUs, computers, monitors, computer peripherals, cell phones, DVD players, etc. Televisions (working/non-working) in the following sizes are accepted: traditional cathode ray tube televisions (up to 32 inches diagonally measured) and plasma and LCD televisions (up to 50 inches). FEE applies for TV and CRT recycling. 3 ITEM PER HOUSEHOLD PER DAY LIMIT.

Fairfield Township, 3339 Princeton Rd., (513) 737-0495 
Area Staples stores accept outdated/unwanted computers and computer equipment for recycling at no charge. Televisions up to 32" (flat screen only). No tube TV's accepted. Contact your local Staples store for details.

Cleanlites Recycling (formerly USA Lamp & Ballast)
7806 Anthony Wayne Avenue
Cincinnati, OH  45216

A licensed facility accepting universal wastes (fluorescent bulbs, batteries, etc.) and electronic wastes.  

NO syringes, lancets, liquids or inhalants.

24-hour drug drop boxes are available seven days a week in the lobby of these police departments. NOTE: City of Oxford Police and Miami University have restricted hours:

City of Fairfield - 5230 Pleasant Avenue
Hamilton - 331 Front Street

Middletown - 1 Donham Plaza
Monroe - 233 S. Main Street
City of Oxford Police - 11 S. Poplar Street,(M-F, 8 -5)
Butler County Sheriff - 705 Hanover Street
Miami University - 4945 Oxford Trenton Road, (M-F, 9 - 4:30)
Walgreens - Middletown, 700 S. Breiel Blvd.  Phone 513-425-8702.  Middletown location only.

Visit www.rxdrugdropbox.org for a full list of pharmaceutical collection points.


WHEN:    The County will offer this one day program again in Fall 2017.

WHAT:     Car tires, truck tires or tractor tires

10 Tire Limit per houshold
Open to Butler County residents only
Large quantities of tires will NOT be accepted - NO exceptions

For large quantities of tires contact Rumpke (742-2900) or Liberty Tire (614-871-8097)

Take your used compact fluorescent bulbs to our Household Hazardous Waste drop-off site (see above for more information), or Clean Lites Recycling.

Recycle your household C, D, A, AAA, 9-volt and rechargeable batteries at the locations below.

  • Batteries Plus, 4887 Princeton Road, Hamilton, OH 45011 (737-2444)
  • Butler County Household Hazardous Waste Program (see above for more information).

Butler County Recycling & Solid Waste District 
130 High Street, Hamilton OH 45011
(513) 887-3653

Information on this site is believed to be accurate. The District disclaims any liability for errors or omissions.  External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the District.