Recycling Program

In order to give the residents of Sikeston more opportunities and time to drop off and dispose of their recycling goods, Sonny's Solid Waste Recycling Center at 451 Smith St. will expand their days and hours.  In addition to their normal Wednesday hours of noon - 5:00 p.m., they will be adding two Saturdays per month. open from 8 a.m. to noon.  While every effort will be made to follow this schedule, dates and times may be changd without notice due to bad weather.

2017 Saturday Recycling Dates at Sonny's Solid Waste Recycling Center (451 Smith St.)
 
January 7 & 21  February 4 & 18 
March 11 & 25 April 8 & 22 
May 6 & 20 June 3 & 17 
July 1 & 15 August 12 & 26
September 9 & 23  October 14 & 28 
November 11 & 25  December 2 & 16


Also, in conjnction with the City's Compost Site, Sonny's Solid Waste willl furnish a 20-yard recycling box at our Compost Site located on Compress Road.  Recycling materials can be dropped off during normal Compost hours.  Click here for the Compost hours of operation.

Single stream recycling is a sort-free system.  Labels are acceptable but any food residue should be rinsed clean.  The following recyclables (excluding glass) are acceptable:
     *Corrugated cardboard, gray board/chipboard, including soda, cereal and frozen pizza boxes
     *Newspaper, magazines, catalogs, junk mail and paper
     *Aluminum, steel and tin
     *Household plastic containers (#1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7)
     *Plastic shopping bags (#2) and newspaper sleeves (#4)

The following items are NOT accepted:
     *Garbage bags
     *Plastic wrap or waxed paper
     *Pet food bags
     *Hazardous waste and pesticide containers
     *Packing peanuts or bubble wrap
     *Plastics labeled "PLA"
     *Styrofoam
     *Plastic utensils
     *Hardcover books
     *Photographs
     *Paper plates, cups, towels and napkins
     *Tissues, diapers, toilet paper
     *Take-out food containers
     *Foil-lined items such as cookie and chip bags

If you have any additional questions regarding the Recycling Program, please contact Sonny's Solid Waste at 573-471-2869.