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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 Co. 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.

When:  Thursdays, July 7 - October 27, 2022
Hours:  2 PM - 7 PM

Location: US Ecology
                3555 Yankee Rd., Middletown, OH  45044

Accepted Items: Oil based paint, varnish, stains, antifreeze, gasoline, motor oil/heating oil, pesticides & fertilizers, solvents, thinners, cleaners, household and auto batteries, fire extinguishers, propane tanks, mercury thermometers, fluorescent bulbs (all sizes) driveway sealer, thermostats, land and pool chemicals, e-cigarettes/vape pens. 

Got Latex Paint? 
Use it up! Dry it up! Pass it on!

Year round hazardous waste drop off available for a fee at the following:

Environmental Enterprises
4600 Spring Grove Avenue
Cincinnati, OH  45232

When: EVERY Friday, 9 AM - 1 PM
           August, September and October 

Location:  Cohen Hamilton - 105 Black Street
                 Cohen Middletown - 3120 S. Verity Pkwy. 

Accepted Items: tube and flat screen TVs, monitors, computer tower, laptops, printers, fax machines, scanners, cell phones, batteries, calculators, video game consoles, DVD players, computer peripherals (keyboard, mice, speakers)

Refrigerators, Freezers, Air Conditioning Units and Dehumidifiers.

Cohen will accept *Freon appliances at their locations listed below. A fee of $15.00 per unit will apply.  
Call for hours.

Cohen Hamilton
105 Black Street, Hamilton, OH  45011

Cohen Middletown 
3120 S. Verity Pkwy., Middletown, OH  45044

Non-Freon appliances (washers, dryers, dishwashers, microwaves, stoves, water heaters, etc.) can be taken to a scrap metal dealer, such as Cohen for recycling. 
*Note: Freon must be intact in unit.

DO NOT throw batteries in your recycling cart with other recyclables. They pose a fire hazard and cause fires at recycling facilities. Take batteries to Cohen or Batteries + Bulbs - fees may apply.  Call ahead for information.  

Cohen Hamilton - 513-863-3474 
Cohen Middletown - 513-425-6911

Batteries Plus Bulbs 
4887 Princeton Road- 513-737-2444
7431 Tylersville Road- 513-491-3148

Alkaline batteries (C, D, A, AAA, 9-volt) can be disposed in your household garbage, but lithium ion batteries require special handling, do not place in your trash or recycling cart/bin. 

Take your used compact fluorescent bulbs or fluorescent tubes to Batteries Plus Bulbs or Cleanlites Recycling.


Best Buy
Bridgewater Falls, 3435 Princeton Road, Hamilton, OH 45011
(513) 737-3060
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 monitors. 3 ITEM PER HOUSEHOLD PER DAY LIMIT.

Cleanlites Recycling (formerly USA Lamp & Ballast)
7806 Anthony Wayne Avenue, Cincinnati, OH  45216 - 800-778-6645
419 Northland Blvd., Forest Park, OH 45240 - 513-851-3500
A licensed facility accepting universal waste (fluorescent bulbs, batteries, etc.) and electronic waste (televisions & computers).

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. Monitors and televisions are accepted 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. Monitors and televisions are accepted for a fee, call for details.

Goodwill/Easter Seals of Miami Valley
3526 Towne Blvd., Middletown, OH 45005
(513) 423-0843
Accepted Items: computers and monitors at no cost to residents. 
DO NOT bring televisions.

Ohio Valley Goodwill
4605 Dixie Hwy., Fairfield, OH 45014 (513) 939-0020
7773 Cincinnati-Dayton Rd., West Chester, OH (513) 755-0575
Accepted items: CPUs, computer monitors (flat screen only),computer peripherals, DVDs, VCRs, video game consoles, old stereo equipment, cell phones, cordless devices, etc.
DO NOT bring televisions.

Fairfield Township, 3339 Princeton Rd., Hamilton, OH 45011
(513) 737-0495
Area Staples stores accept outdated/unwanted electronics for recycling, at no charge. Contact your local Staples store for details.  DO NOT bring televisions.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore
4655 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, Oh  45015  
(513) 893-1102
Accepted Items: All computers (working/non-working) and computer peripherals. DO NOT bring televisions.

AAA Laptops and More
174 W. McMillan St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Fees apply for managing computer monitors, televisions of varying sizes and types.  Please call ahead to verify fees. 

TriState E-Scrap
6001 Dry Fork Rd.,Cleves, OH, (513) 240-2521
Accepting any electronic device with a powercord.  There is a fee for CRT monitors and televisions.  Call for pricing.

Styrofoam/EPS (Extended polystyrene) styrofoam
Eco Development provides recycling for residents, manufacturers and retailers with EPS (Extended polystyrene) styrofoam.  Open to receive Monday thru Friday 9 am - 5 pm.  Styrofoam should be placed in clear plastic bags for drop off.  For more information call 1-866-362-6326 or visit Eco Development's website

Eco Development Drop Off Center
4219 US State Route 42
Mason, OH 45040

24-hour drug drop boxes are available seven days a week in the lobby of these police departments, except for Miami University.  NO syringes, lancets, liquids or inhalants.

City of Fairfield - 5230 Pleasant Avenue - 513-829-8201
Monroe - 601 S. Main Street - 513-539-9234
City of Oxford Police - 101 E. High Street - 513-524-5240
Miami University - 4945 Oxford Trenton Road, (M-F, 9 - 4:30) 513-529-2222

Walgreens 24 Hour Pharmacies
Middletown - 700 S. Breiel Blvd.  Phone 513-425-8702 
Tri-County - 385 Northland Blvd. Phone 513-825-6446

CVS 24 Hour Pharmacies
28 N. Brookwood Avenue, Hamilton - 513-863-8906
7217 Cincinnati-Dayton Rd., West Chester - 513-759-3301
820 Breiel Blvd., Middletown - 513-424-4911 

Meijer Stores now have in-store kiosks that are available during pharmacy hours to drop off your unused/expired prescription or over the counter medications. 

Follow these FDA guidelines when disposing of unused medications

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

2022 Waste Tire Recycling Event
Saturday, October 29, 2022 
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM 

Butler County Fairgrounds 
1715 Fairgrove Avenue 
Hamilton. OH  45011

  • Butler County residents can bring car, truck ot tractor tires. 
  • 10 Tire Limit per household.   
  • Large quantities of tires will NOT be accepted.  

For large quantities of tires contact:
Rumpke - 800-828-8171
Liberty Tire - 614-871-8097 / 614-493-6661


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.