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Forms of Payment We Accept at Certified Recycling

We’ve been getting a lot of calls lately about payment options. We’re always glad to pick up the phone and answer any questions (Really, keep ‘em comin’!). However, we figured it would be helpful to cover this topic right here on the website. Here’s everything you need to know… [Read More]


Reusing — This Recycling Center Approves!

It’s true, we believe that reducing and reusing are the best options to keeping a healthy planet whenever possible. Recycling is awesome and we’ll always encourage it, but even we can admit it’s not perfect.

Reusing (or repurposing) items prolongs their lifespan, which decreases the energy used to break them down and the pollution that comes from the breakdown process. [Read More]


September 2021 Recycling Events

Summer’s almost gone, but we’re just heating up!

Sorry, that was lame. Just feeling a little cheeky today! Goofiness aside, we do have some solid recycling events happening this month. The full list is pretty big (see it here), but here are a few of the bigger events coming up [Read More]


The Exciting New Way to Schedule Your Recycling Pickup!

If you’ve been on our website recently, you might have noticed a goofy-looking TV floating on the right-hand side of the screen. Don’t worry, it’s not aliens watching you (as far as we know). It’s a brand-new, easier way to schedule a recycling pickup! [Read More]


50 Shades of Green [Stuff You Absolutely NEED to Recycle]

Weird title, right? Yeah, that’s an inside joke we probably shouldn’t talk about in too much detail. Let’s just say we were brainstorming ideas and slipped into a silly tangent that got gross (but hilarious) quickly!

But it did give us an idea for a helpful article—50 things you definitely need to recycle! Here’s a big ol’ list of stuff you should send to the recycling center instead of the trash bin… [Read More]


June 2021 Recycling Events & Promotions

Summer is finally here! Okay, it’s technically a few weeks away, but we won’t let that get in the way of a good time! June is a big month of recycling promotions for us, so let’s get right to it… [Read More]


Summer 2021 Recycling Promotion and Exciting News!

Sunglasses sitting on sand with wood blocks that have letters that spell "summer".

Summer is finally almost here and there’s a lot to be excited about — Nice weather, beautiful scenery and our big recycling promotion! Here’s what you need to know… [Read More]


Certified Recycling’s 2021 Earth Day Celebration Contest

**THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED**

The most wonderful day of the year is coming Thursday, April 22nd … Earth Day! That’s right, we’re biased and we don’t care. Earth Day is THE best holiday. To celebrate Mama Earth, we’re having a fun contest with a bunch of sweet prizes!

How It Works

Between now (April 1st, 2021) and April 21st, 2021, fill out the form at the bottom of this page for your chance to win one of these fantastic Certified Swag Bags:

Prize #1: $150 gift certificate to Certified Recycling (valid for recycling pick-ups and drop-offs) along with a bunch of cool Certified Recycling branded items, including:

  • Reusable Shopping bag 
  • Tumbler
  • Pen
  • T-Shirt
  • Sticker
  • Can Koozie
  • Chip Clip
  • Sunglasses
  • Golf towel 
  • Folder with info on what we do and where we are!

Prize #2: $100 gift certificate to Certified Recycling (valid for recycling pick-ups and drop-offs) along with a bunch of cool Certified Recycling branded items, including:

  • Reusable Shopping bag 
  • Tumbler
  • Pen
  • T-Shirt
  • Sticker
  • Can Koozie
  • Chip Clip
  • Sunglasses
  • Golf towel 
  • Folder with info on what we do and where we are!

Prize #3: $50 gift certificate to Certified Recycling (valid for recycling pick-ups and drop-offs) along with a bunch of cool Certified Recycling branded items, including:

  • Reusable Shopping bag 
  • Tumbler
  • Pen
  • T-Shirt
  • Sticker
  • Can Koozie
  • Chip Clip
  • Sunglasses
  • Golf towel 
  • Folder with info on what we do and where we are!

When We’ll Announce the Winners

The winners will be announced on Facebook on Thursday, April 22nd at noon. We’ll also email the winners in case they don’t check their Facebook frequently, or if they somehow found this contest without using Facebook (If so, kudos, dudes!).

Please Note: If a winner doesn’t respond within 48 hours, we’ll pick a new winner.

Fill Out This Form To Enter The 2021 Earth Day Contest!




    5 Ways To Live Green This Earth Day (And Every Day)

    Picture representing Earth Day.

    What’s better than Christmas and Thanksgiving combined? That’s obvious … Earth Day!

    For real, Earth Day is an awesome start to making the planet a better place, but living green is a great thing you can do every day of the year. Here are a few ways to make it happen… [Read More]


    Don’t Trash It! 5 Things Businesses Should Be Recycling

    Business owners have loaded schedules. Executives have a lot of important stuff to think about. The chances are good that if you’re in one of these categories, recycling at the workplace might not always be top of mind. 

    Running a business can be stressful, we totally get it. But we believe recycling should be a priority for every company (we may be just a little biased … 😉).

    The truth is there’s some stuff you just can’t toss in the trash. Here are a few examples… [Read More]


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