Recycling Assistance Program
Alachua County Recycles is your recycling resource!
you in meeting the mandatory commercial recycling ordinance.
generate approximately two-thirds of all garbage in Alachua County. By
recycling your business’ paper, cardboard, metal, glass and plastic you could
potentially reduce your waste disposal fees, while boosting your company’s
image and preserving our natural resources.
If you are employed by, manage, or own a business, hotel,
multi-family complex, and restaurant/ bar located in Alachua County, you qualify
to receive complimentary recycling assistance.
What we do for you:
We’ll perform an on-site waste assessment
to analyze your waste stream and determine your recycling potential. This includes
assessing your container needs, and strategic placement recommendations for
coordinating recycling service options
We’ll provide list of franchised
commercial haulers. We recommend obtaining three to four price bids for a hauling
complementary printable signage
Do you need signage to designate
recycling containers? We offer printable “What to Recycle” signs.
education and training for your staff.
Want to make sure your staff is on
board? We’ll pop in at your next staff meeting and give a brief overview of
your recycling system. If you need additional training support, just ask.
Alachua County has a mandatory commercial recycling ordinance
- Possible savings on waste disposal
- Conserves natural resources, energy, and landfill space
- Boosts local economy and creates jobs
Imagine what your business can accomplish for our community
Remain in compliance with County ordinances by removing the
following items for your business’ waste stream.
Call to schedule a complimentary waste survey and build a
recycling plan to fit your business’ needs. Together, we can work to design an
efficient, economical and sustainable plan for you.
- Office of Waste Alternatives
- 5620 NW 120th Lane
- Gainesville, FL 32653
- TDD/TTY users, please call 711 (Florida Relay Service)
Monday - Thursday