Recycling

Pottawatomie Recycling Committee (PRC)


The Pottawatomie Recycling Committee (PRC) is a non-profit group of environmentally-conscious citizens whose goal is to maintain the quality of the environment in Pottawatomie County and to minimize the necessity of placing recyclable resources into landfills throughout the state and/or other states.

PRC is dedicated to educating the public regarding recycling, thereby increasing the quantity of recyclables being collected in the county for reprocessing.

Recycling Locations


Pottawatomie County recycling locations (PDF) are open 24/7.
  • Olsburg (cardboard trailer) - We accept newspapers in this trailer.
  • Onaga (co-mingle and cardboard trailers) - There are newspaper and magazine bulk boxes next to the 4-H building.
  • St. George (co-mingle and cardboard trailers)
  • St Marys (co-mingle)

  • Wamego (co-mingle and cardboard trailers)
  • Westmoreland (co-mingle and cardboard trailers)
  • Wheaton

Co-mingle Recycling Trailer Guidelines


  • There will be bulk boxes in place for glass and aluminum cans.
  • No plastic bags or styrofoam of any kind are accepted.
  • You may leave the lids on containers.
  • Books may be included in the co-mingle pile.
  • Co-mingle trailers now accept plastics numbers 1 - 7.

Cardboard Trailer Guidelines

There are separate bulk boxes for newspapers and magazines in these trailers.