August 2020 Update: New textile recycling bins coming to Tranfer Station & Recycling Center and Other Places in Orange

May 2020: Unfortunately, due to financial repercussions of the virus, the pink bag program has ended.

As before the program began, you can bring items to Goodwill, Savers, etc. (check their schedules).  

Plastic Bag/Film Recycling
  • TRANSFER STATION! As of June 20, there's a new plastic bags & film recycling shed at the Orange Transfer Station & Recycling Center. Bring your recyclable plastics. 
  • Recycling bins containing PLASTIC BAGS or WRAPS will NOT be picked up. More info. 
  • Do NOT put plastic bags, packaging or wraps in your blue recycling bin. More info here: 

Recycling Info

Paper Shredding and Mattress Recycling Event
October 17, 2020
See event on Facebook
OPEN for 2020! 
Hazardous Waste Disposal
HazWaste Central, New Haven
At a Glance

See what to recycle & where. This easy checklist covers it all! 

Plastic Bags & Wraps

DO NOT put plastic bags in your blue recycling bin or the mixed recyclables dumpster at the transfer station.


Bring clean, dry, soft plastic packaging, bags and wraps to local stores or the transfer station (goes in white shed). 

See video of what happens to recyclables

Put in Bin

NO sorting needed! See what goes in your bin. Compress or flatten items. 

Around Town

Recycling bins are placed throughout the fairgrounds at High Plains Community Center (HPCC). Look for BLUE recycling bins alongside BROWN trash bins.


Bring unwanted prescription meds to the Orange Police Department for proper disposal.  

Recycling at stores

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