Recycling FAQ's

Contact Recycling & Solid Waste
  • Monday - Friday / 7:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
  • 1114 Kroe LaneSheridan, WY 82801
  • P: (307) 674-8461
  • Recycling & Solid Waste Coordinatorssena@sheridanwy.net

WHERE DO WE PUT SHREDDED PAPER?
If you have a blue curbside recycling bin at your residence and live within the City of Sheridan, place the shredded paper in a bag and into your blue bin. 

County residents, please place the shredded paper into a bag and in the “Office Paper” bin at one of the drop-sites listed here
. You may also bring shredded paper to the Recycling Center (1114 Kroe Lane / M-F 7:30 A.M. - 4 P.M.)
WHERE IS THE RECYCLE CENTER LOCATED & WHAT ARE THE HOURS?
1114 Kroe Lane / Sheridan, WY 82801
Monday - Friday 7:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
WHERE ARE RECYCLING DROP SITES LOCATED?
DO YOU RECYCLE FLOURESCENT LIGHT BULBS?
Yes - they are considered Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and can be disposed of at the City of Sheridan Landfill (83 E. Ridge Road) on Wednesdays by appointment.

To learn more about our HHW program or to schedule an appointment please click here.
DO YOU RECYCLE BATTERIES?
Yes - if they are household batteries they can be placed in a bag and taken to the Scale House Attendant at the City of Sheridan Landfill (83 E. Ridge Road / M-Sat 7:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.).

If you have batteries from a car, boat, lawnmower, etc. they are considered House Hold Hazardous Waste (HHW) and can be disposed of on Wednesdays, by appointment, through our HHW program located at the Landfill.

To learn more about our HHW program or to schedule an appointment please click here.
CAN I RECYCLE EGG CARTONS AND CEREAL BOXES?
Yes – both of these items can go into the blue curbside recycling bins, or they can be put into the “paperboard” or “cardboard” bins at the drop sites listed here

Styrofoam egg cartons cannot be recycled – please place into the trash.

CAN YOU RECYCLE PLASTIC BOTTLE LIDS?
We recommend you take lids off plastic bottles and throw them in the trash, as they are not recyclable. We are only able to recycle the plastic bottle.
CAN YOU RECYCLE PACKING PEANUTS?
No – please check with the UPS Store or with Pack ‘n Mail – they may be able to take them for re-use.
CAN STYROFOAM BE RECYCLED?
Styrofoam cannot be placed in your blue curbside recycle bin. It can however be taken to the Recycling Center (1114 Kroe Lane / M-F 7:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.).


CAN GLASS BE RECYCLED?
Glass cannot be placed in your blue curbside recycle bin. All materials that come through the Recycle Center are hand sorted. Due to breakage, it is dangerous for our Staff to sift through glass.

It can however, be recycled at one of our drop sites. For locations please click here


DO YOU TAKE PLASTIC GROCERY BAGS?
No - please take the bags back to the store that you received them from – they may be able to recycle them.  Alternatively, they can go into the trash, but please do not put them into the City of Sheridan’s recycling bins.
WHAT KIND OF PLASTICS DO YOU TAKE FOR RECYCLING?
The City of Sheridan recycles plastics #1-7.  We recommend that you remove lids from plastic milk jugs and water bottles and throw them in the regular trash.  Please always rinse items before placing them in recycling bins.