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Welcome To The

Galena Recycling Center

(Click on link above for Google Map)

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 Saturdays (Closed for major holidays)

The center is located in Galena at 212 East 4th Street at the Old Train Depot and is staffed by volunteers.

Call the Stone County Commissioner's office at (417) 357-8141 for more information, directions to, or to volunteer for the recycle center.


Items accepted for recycling (Please rinse with water all metal and plastic containers):

Criteria       glass

Criteria      newspapers/newspaper inserts (clean & dry)

Criteria       magazines/catalogs

Criteria       books (hardback & paperback; remove all plastic)

Criteria       telephone books

Criteria       shredded paper

Criteria       beer & soda flats

Criteria             cardboard (clean, dry and flattened; no pizza boxes)

Criteria          pasteboard (flattened cereal, beverage, pasta boxes, etc.)

Criteria             brown paper bags

Criteria            office/school paper (no plastic/metal; office staples okay)

Criteria          plastics #1 & #2 only. (Must have recycle code stamped in plastic. No lids)

Criteria            tin/steel cans. Labels ok, but cans must be empty, clean, and thoroughly rinsed.

Criteria       aluminum cans


We do NOT accept the following:

Criteria       aerosol cans

Criteria       aluminum foil

Criteria       batteries (Branson recycles)

Criteria       clear plastic food containers (Springfield recycles)

Criteria       styrofoam in any form (UPS stores accept clean packing materials)

Criteria       frozen food/microwave dishes (Springfield recycles)

Criteria       plastic trash bags/plastic sacks/plastic lined bags (Walmart accepts plastic bags)

Criteria       diapers/tissue/toiletries/foil lined paper

Criteria       juice boxes/bags/cartons (nothing waxed, nothing plastic coated)

Criteria       food tainted items (napkins/paper towels/no pizza boxes)

Criteria       frozen food/ice cream/milk/soymilk cartons

Criteria       pet food bags/original blue prints/thermal fax paper

Criteria       food waste/yard waste/garbage

Criteria       plastic toys/furniture




Stone County Commission

Attn: Henry Gebelin

P. O. Box 19, Galena, Mo. 65656

Telephone (417)357-8141 * Fax (417)357-3098


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