Recycling Services

Self-Service City Center
The recycle facility is located on Mobile Avenue adjacent to the Animal Shelter and the compost facility, where you can purchase low-cost mulch by the backhoe bucket full.
Acceptable Recyclable Items
The following items are acceptable at the recycle facility:
  • Paper - any non-contaminated papers
  • Plastic bottles and bags #1 - #7 (please rinse)
  • Plastic bags and sheeting
  • Plastic and metal banding
  • Aluminum, steel and tin cans (please rinse)
  • Clean foil and tin pie pans
  • Boxes and cardboard (no wax-coated boxes)
Unacceptable Recyclable Items
The following items are not acceptable at the recycle facility:
  • No glass such as light bulbs, mirrors, and bottles
  • No styrofoam
  • No pizza boxes
  • No type of food or waste debris
  • No clothing
  • No liquids
  • No tissue paper, paper towels, napkins
  • No carpet or wood
  • No diapers
  • No animal waste
Other Recycling Centers
In addition to the city's self-service recycling center, there are other places in Russellville to drop off your recyclables or donate items.

Advance Wealth Management

  • Drop off box in parking lot located on 620 East Main in front of Century 21
  • Only recycle used eyeglasses
  • Ph: 479-967-6017

Cunningham Metals


  • 3408 S. Arkansas
    Russellville, AR 72801
  • Ph: 479-968-1574
  • Monday - Friday between 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Accepts aluminum cans, scrap metal, electrical cords, car batteries, and more. Will pay cash. Call for details.

Goodwill

  • 2100 N. Arkansas
    Russellville, AR 72801
  • Ph: 479-967-6319
  • Monday - Saturday between 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Sunday between 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • No donations refused.

Marva Workshop

  • 1205 S. Arkansas
    Russellville, AR 72801
  • Ph: 479-968-4420
  • Monday - Friday between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday between 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Recycles paper, cardboard and aluminum. Accepts household items. Drive-thru drop-off service.

Pope County Road Department

  • #5 County Complex Road (off of Weir Road, near Wal-Mart)
  • Monday - Friday between 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Accepts working and non-working household appliances, air conditioners, tires, batteries and oil.

Tenenbaum Recycling Group

  • 1479 Sparksford Drive
    Russellville, AR 72801
  • Ph: 479-967-0177
  • Monday - Friday between 8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Recycles all metals. Do not accept TV's, Glass, or plastic. Drive-thru drop-off service.
Pearson Recycling
  • 443 SR 247
    Russellville, AR 72801
  • Ph: 479-890-5007
  • Monday - Sunday between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Buys any and all kinds of metal including aluminum cans, iron, copper, and cars.
River Valley Shelter for Battered Women & Children
  • 121 E. Parkway
    Russellville, AR 72801
  • Ph: 479-968-3110
  • Monday - Sunday between 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Accepts household items such as clothing, furniture and used cell phones
Salvation Army
  • 1801 S. Arkansas
    Russellville, AR 72801
  • Ph: 479-967-4559
  • Monday - Saturday between 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Accepts all household items
Waste Management
  • 88 Joyce Lane
    Russellville, AR 72801
  • Ph: 479-888-CART (2278)
  • Monday - Friday between 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • The following items are acceptable at their recycle bins:
    • Paper: any non-contaminated papers
    • Plastic bottles and bags #1 - #7 (please rinse)
    • Plastic bags and sheeting
    • Plastic and metal banding
    • Aluminum, steel, and tin cans (please rinse)
    • Clean foil and tin pie pans
    • Boxes and cardboard (no wax-coated boxes)