- All items should be clean and dry before being placed in the proper recycling container
- “Rigids” include plastic jugs, bottles and other containers (#s 1, 2, 3, 5, and 7), aluminum and tin cans. No black plastics.
- “Fibers” include office paper, phone books, flattened cardboard (shipping boxes, cereal boxes), newspaper, magazines
Common items that are NOT acceptable for this recycling program include glass and soiled materials such as greasy pizza boxes or sandwich rappers with food still on them. Batteries and tires of any kind are not recyclable through this program.
To learn more about the City of Elsberry’s residential garbage and recycling, visit /mo/elsberry
Photo 1: Two Meridian Waste roll-off containers located in front of the Elsberry High School greenhouse for the school’s newly launched recycling program.
Photo 2: Clearly labeled recycling roll-off containers with photo stickers denoting the Rigids and Fiber containers.
About Meridian Waste
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Meridian Waste is a company defined by its commitment to servicing its customers, caring for and engaging its employees, and generating financial value for its shareholders while delivering a clean and healthy community. The Company's core waste business is centered on residential, commercial, and industrial non-hazardous waste collection and disposal. Currently, the Company operates in St. Louis, Mo., Richmond, Va., Blacksburg, Va., Augusta, Ga., Northeast Florida, Knoxville, Tenn. And Raleigh, NC, servicing more than 98,000 residential, commercial, industrial and governmental customers. In addition to a fleet of commercial, residential, and roll-off trucks, the Company operates five transfer stations, three recycling facilities, three municipal solid waste landfills and three C&D landfills in which 621,085 tons of waste are safely disposed annually. For more information, visit MeridianWaste.com.