Hancock County Material Recovery Facility / Recycling Center
located at 1720 E. Sandusky Street, Findlay, Ohio
Office Phone: 419-424-1113
Litter Landing is a county owned and operated Material Recovery Facility (MRF) that operates on the donations of recyclable materials offered by those that participate in the recycling program. Collecting recyclable materials is essential for saving space in our sanitary landfill as well as protecting our natural resources. However, not everything can be recycled and there are limits on what can be processed. For other recycling collection facilities in Hancock County please see the Recycling Directory for more information.
Donations only accepted during staff hours:
Monday - Friday from 7am to 7pm
Saturday from 8am to 6pm and Sunday 9am to 5pm.
≈ Closed Holidays ≈
CLOSED Monday May 27th - Memorial Day ≤
**NO HHW-PAINT EVENT TO BE HOSTED on Monday**
will reopen Tuesday May 28th at 7 AM
Email us about On-Site Recycling Facility Tours
Printable Litter Landing Brochure (Click Here)
Community Service Volunteers
NOW ACCEPTING GLASS Bottles & Jars
- Please Recycle Responsibly - (as of 3/28/2019)
Click here for a Video of Acceptable Glass Practices
Video Created by students at FHS / Millstream Media Class
Materials Accepted at Litter Landing:
The materials that are collected are processed on site and sold to vendors for further processing and manufacturing into new consumer products. Any materials that are not able to be processed must be disposed of at the Hancock County Sanitary Landfill.
Please Recycle Responsibly - keeping contaminates such as Plastic #4 (grocery bags) and Styrofoam out of our recovery facility which enables us to keep processing and disposal cost lower and provide more services.
Electronics are accepted at Litter Landing year round.
Electronic components accepted at Litter Landing include:
*NO HHW Event on Monday May 27th*
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) will be
ACCEPTED beginning APRIL 8, 2019
April 8th - August 26th *MONDAYS ONLY* 10a-1p
*With the Exception of any Holidays / Facility Closed
Household Hazardous Wastes accepted Include:
Oil Based Paint
Varnishes & Stains
Fluorescent Bulbs (4' max.)
|**ABSOLUTELY NO AMMUNITION OR EXPLOSIVES!**
Used oils and fluids may NOT Be Mixed with any other materials such as Solvents, Paint / Lacquer Thinners, Varnish, Household Chemicals, Antifreeze, Gasoline, Or Crop Protection Products.
For court-assigned community service hours, please report directly to Litter Landing at 1720 E. Sandusky Street in Findlay to register and serve your hours. Your service hours will not count toward your court requirements without all the proper paperwork filled out by a staff-member at Litter Landing. You must be assigned from a Hancock County appropriate agency (ex: Municipal Courts, Probation, Diversion, W.E.P.) and be 18 years old to do community service at Litter Landing.
Volunteering is simple and can be done in a variety of ways at the material recovery/recycling center. You must be 18-years of age to volunteer at Litter Landing however through-out the years there are many programs that you can get involved with. Environmental Collection event days, Great American Cleanup event/Luncheon in April, various Litter collections and the Adopt-A-Roadways Program. Don't miss out on an opportunity to be environmentally conscious. Email the SWMD for more details and ask how you might help care for your community. HancockSWMD@co.hancock.oh.us