Recycling in Midland


Residents of Midland who live in single-family housing have Curbside Recycling, collected every Tuesday. If you live in an apartment or other attached housing unit, you can use Drop Off recycling options at locations around the County.


For information on how to recycle an item, select the category you want to recycle:


  • Newspapers
  • Magazines / Catalogs
  • Office / School / Computer Paper
  • Paperback Books/Phone Books
  • Junk Mail
  • Cereal (food/shoe/beverage) Boxes
  • Cardboard (corrugated, brown) Boxes
  • Shredded Paper

Plastic / Glass / Metal

  • Plastic Containers (bottles and wide-mouth #1 - 7)
  • Glass Bottles and Jars
  • Steel Cans (soup, vegetables)
  • Aluminum Cans (beverage, pet food)
  • Appliances (large and small)
  • Scrap Metal (grill, swing set, mower)


  • Electronics (computers, TVs, cell phones, DVD, etc.)
  • Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs
  • Batteries--Car/Truck/Boat
  • Batteries--Household
  • Cooking Oil
  • Motor Oil/Filters
  • Antifreeze
  • Tires
  • Wooden Pallets