Recycling and Disposal

  • 1-800-Got-Junk? –  is a full-service junk removal company.  They offer junk removal services for your home, business and more.  They also ensure that your junk gets recycled, donated, or disposed of responsibly.  Visit to learn more and to find a location near you.
  • Cell phone and rechargeable batteries recycling – visit to learn more and find a drop-off location near you.
  • Earth911 – Their comprehensive recycling directory  contains recycling information for over 300 materials.  You can search for recycling options and resources near you at
  • Freecycle – You can give your items away that you no longer want or need for FREE in your community.   Visit to find a group in your area.

Missouri Resources:

  • Drug Collection & Disposal
    • The Wentzville, Missouri Police Department provides a safe and proper way to dispose of your unwanted prescription and non-prescription medications.  They offer a Drug Collection and Disposal Drop Box, which is a secured, steel mailbox/collection box.  Find out what is accepted, drop-off location and more here.
    • For those of you who are located outside of the Wentzville, MO area, I strongly urge you to check with your local law enforcement agency or city/county government offices to see if your area offers a similar “drop box” program.
  • Recycling Centers in St. Charles County
    • Find locations at
    • Empty, dried paint cans can be dropped off at the St. Charles County recycling center, Recycle Works – Central location
      • First you have to dispose the  water based paint:
        • Crumple up newspaper
        • Put in a cardboard box
        • Slowly drizzle paint over newspaper
        • Once the paint is completely dried, the box can be included in your garbage pick-up