Recycling

Pottawatomie Recycling Committee (PRC)


The Pottawatomie Recycling Committee (PRC) is a non-profit group of environmentally-conscious citizens whose goal is to maintain the quality of the environment in Pottawatomie County and to minimize the necessity of placing recyclable resources into landfills throughout the state and/or other states.

PRC is dedicated to educating the public regarding recycling, thereby increasing the quantity of recyclables being collected in the county for reprocessing.

Recycling Locations


Olsburg will continue as, accepting cardboard, newspapers, magazines and aluminum cans. 

Onaga trailer will be set up to accept cardboard, aluminum cans and glass bottles and jars with the newspapers and magazines continuing to be deposited at the fairgrounds.     

Westmoreland will continue as is, accepting cardboard, newspapers, magazines and aluminum cans. 

Wheaton trailer will continue as is with cardboard, newspapers, magazines and aluminum cans. 

St. George will have one trailer for cardboard, aluminum cans and glass.  No comingle trailer.

Wamego will have two trailers:  One trailer will be for cardboard and magazines and the other trailer for newspapers and glass.  No comingle trailer.                                                                       

Co-mingle Recycling Trailer Guidelines


  • There will be bulk boxes in place for glass and aluminum cans.
  • No plastic bags or styrofoam of any kind are accepted.
  • You may leave the lids on containers.
  • Books may be included in the co-mingle pile.
  • Co-mingle trailers now accept plastics numbers 1 - 7.

Cardboard Trailer Guidelines

There are separate bulk boxes for newspapers and magazines in these trailers.

Recycling Resources