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***Special Announcement***

Starting Sunday March 1, 2020 Jackson will resume accepting most consumer plastics for recycling
All plastics must be clean, dry, and sorted by the following resin codes found on the bottom of most items:

#1 (PET) - Non-refundable containers ( Note: Town collects #1 refundable plastic bottles separately, along with refundable bottles and cans for fundraising)
#2 Natural (Semi-Clear) – Jugs (e.g. milk, water, vinegar, windshield washer fluid) – please rinse & flatten
#2 Colored (Solid white or colored) – Bottles (e.g. laundry detergent & bleach containers) – please rinse & flatten
#4 Plastic Bags, Film and Wrap– Stretchy films (e.g. wood pellet bags, shrink wrap, bubble wrap, air-pillow packaging, bread bags, zip lock bags, clean food wrap, ice melt pellet bags)
#3-7 mixed plastic - #3, #4 (except #4 stretch films – see above), #5, #6 and #7 should all be mixed together for recycling

Plastic we can’t take:
   Large rigid plastic - e.g. – toys, outdoor furniture, etc.
   Plastics contaminated with motor oil, hazardous waste, etc.


The Transfer Station is still open Winter Hours: 8AM-4PM.
Summer hours will begin on Sunday, March 8, 2020.

UARRC has a job opening. 20-hours per week, will train. Call 568-3117 for more information.

Unity Area Recycling is no longer taking GLASS for recycling. Glass must be bagged and put in the dumpsters.

The Jackson Transfer Station, Recycling Center and Swap Shop is located in the municipal complex behind the Fire Station and is available to all Jackson residents.

The Transfer Station is open every Sunday. Hours change when the clocks change.
   8AM to 5PM in the summer months
   8AM to 4PM in the winter months

Brown Goods are only accepted twice a year, normally in May and October. Dates will be announced. Metal is accepted year round in the big dumpster. Metal only, please!

Tires will be accepted in small quantities only by reservation. Check with the attendant for the sign-up sheet.

Universal Hazardous Waste will be accepted ONLY at the Unity Area Recycling Center during operating hours: 9AM-4PM Tuesday through Friday and 8AM-1PM on Saturday. No hazardous waste will be accepted at the Transfer Station. This list includes all batteries, ink and toner cartridges, TVs and monitors, computers, printers, and other electronic equipment, game consoles, digital picture frames, and anything containing mercury (fluorescent bulbs, thermometers, thermostats, automotive switches, and some antiques.) Pamphlets are available in the Town Office and at the Transfer Station.