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Please use social distancing when recycling.  Wearing a mask is appreciated. Only one person is allowed at the bins at a time.  Please stay in your vehicle until your neighbor has finished recycling.  Thank you.

Recycling Attendant:
    Steven Cozzi
Supervisor Liaison:
    Jo Pufahl 
The Lakewood Recycling Center is located near the Town Hall at 3110 Strand Road.
Hours of Operation
Wednesday 3:00 - 9:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Closed on Federal Holidays & during inclement weather, -20 degrees below zero with wind chill factor; anytime the schools are closed.

Please DO NOT leave recycled materials if the center is closed.
This will be considered a dumping violation.

The following materials are accepted at the Lakewood Recycling Center


  • Paper of any color
  • Pressboard boxes
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers and advertisements
  • Shredded paper (must be contained in a paper bag)
  • Cardboard with wavy layer between two pieces of thick paper
  • No waxed cardboard
  • Rinse all food containers
  • Plastic bottles, tubs, jugs, jars, and lids
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Steel and aluminum cans
  • No film or foam including Styrofoam and plastic bags
  • No plastic cups, plates, or utensils
  • No buckets
  • No motor oil or antifreeze containers
  • No take-out, deli, or clamshell containers
  • No window glass, ceramics, or drinking glasses
  • No scrap metal
  • Film must be clean and dry
  • Grocery and retail bags
  • Newspaper bags
  • Bread bags
  • Produce bags
  • Paper product packaging wrap
  • Pallet and case wrap
  • No black plastic bags
  • No bubble wrap