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Drop-off Boxes

Recycling drop-off boxes are accessible seven days a week, 24 hours a day in Brown County. The boxes accept only the following materials:
Metal
Aluminum Cans, clean steel food cans, aerosol cans (lids & tips removed)
Glass Bottles, Jars & Jugs (remove lids)
Clean glass bottles, jars, and jugs. Any color.
  • No window glass, mirrors, vases, etc. Only clean bottles, jars, & jugs.
  • Plastic Bottles, Jars & Jugs (remove lids)
    Clean plastic bottles & jugs, including: pop, shampoo, milk, water, laundry detergent, and bleach bottles.
  • No plastic bags, margarine/cottage cheese tubs, kitty litter buckets, Styrofoam, or any plastic that is not a bottle, jar, or jug. NO oil, pesticide, or herbicide containers.
  • Paper
    Newspaper, flattened boxes, junk mail, paper, books, magazines, catalogs, phone books, cardboard, clean pizza boxes, cereal & snack boxes, shredded paper (please leave in a bag), etc.
    Wash all food containers.
    Remove all lids.
    Flatten all boxes.
    Brown County Community Box
    Locations

    Aberdeen ..................River Crossing Marathon
    Ash Ridge.................................Township Hall
    Decatur ......................... behind the old school
    Fayetteville........................3854 St. Rt. 50 East
    Georgetown......next to old Pamida/Shopko store
    Georgetown..............at Adams Brown Recycling
    Georgetown ..... Brown Co. Hospital, Banting Dr.
    Greenbush .....16080 SR 68 at Green Twp. park
    Hamersville .................................. Town Park
    Higginsport............................ Fire Department
    Mt. Orab .......409 N. High St., across from cemetery
    Ripley ..............................3rd Street near park
    Russellville ...at the Elem. school, use Kendle St.
    Sardinia ........... behind library at Veteran’s Park
    What are some things that are not recycled at Adams Brown Recycling?
    • Plastic bags, plastic toys, or plastic dishes
    • Margarine, yogurt and cottage cheese containers, and similar tub containers
    • Single serve fruit, Jell-O, and pudding containers
    • “Clamshell” type containers
    • 5 gallon buckets, Kitty litter buckets, etc.
    • Potting containers for plants (pots, trays, cell packs)
    • Styrofoam, packaging foam, peanuts
    • Window glass, dishes, vases, decorative glassware, ceramics, mirrors
    • Microwave dishes, trays, or bowls
    • Motor oil, herbicide, or pesticide containers
    Plastic Bags
    During the sorting process at Adams Brown Recycling, our workers must open each bag that comes through. If you are using a bag for your recyclables, please empty the items into the drop box or curbside cart and take the bag home to reuse or discard.
    Plastic shopping bags can be recycled at most supermarkets