One Stop Drop Event

One Stop Drop Recycling

September 18, 2021 - 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Public Works Department, 7315 Cornell Rd.


This event is free and makes it convenient for families to dispose of various unwanted items.

What Can I Bring?

The City accepts cardboard, metal and plastic plant containers on a monthly basis. These items will be accepted during this event as well.

This year the Environmental Advisory Commission will be partnering with Batteries Plus to accept alkaline household batteries.  Batteries that will be accepted at the event are as follows:

  • AAA
  •  AA
  •  C
  •  D
  •  9V

No other batteries will be accepted at this event.

We thank Goodwill Industries, Matthew 25 Ministries, Operation Give Back, Habitat for Humanity and Document Destruction for partnering with us again this year. To see a full list of items these vendors will accept and not accept, please click on the following tabs.

What NOT to Bring

Hazardous household materials such as car and truck batteries, chlorine, gas, oil, engine degreasers, etc. will not be accepted during this event.

Light Bulbs of any kind will not be accepted during this event.


What They Will Accept:

  • Housewares
  • Clothes/Shoes (Gently used)
  • Books

What They Will NOT Accept:

  • Electronics
  • Large Appliances:  Washers/Dryers, Dishwashers, Air Conditioners, Stoves, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Dehumidifiers/Humidifiers
  • Furniture:  Of any kind, Mattresses/Box Springs, Pianos
  • Infant/Child Items: Baby Swings, High Chairs, Infant Car Seats, Strollers, Damaged Toys, Cribs/Playpens/Pack and Plays
  • Construction/Building Supplies/Automotive:  Masonry/Bricks/Concrete, Plumbing Supplies, Indoor/Outdoor Lighting Fixtures, Doors, Screens, Pools/Tubs, Windows, Cabinetry, Awnings, Sheds, Lockers, Carpet, Swing Sets, Batteries, Tires, Car Parts
  • Hazardous Waste/Chemical:  Paints/Stains/Varnishes/Lacquers, Acids/Solvents/Shellacs/Thinners/Glues, Flammable Liquids, Propane/Gas Tanks, Fuel Kerosene, Household/Industrial Cleaners, Pesticides/Herbicides/Insecticide, Fungicide/Processed Chemicals, Coal/Tar/Pitch, Catalysts/Fiberglass, Benzene/Solders, Adhesives/Water Treatment, Aerosols/Lead/Asbestos, Lye/Etching Agents/Dusts, Resins/Degreasers
  • Miscellaneous:  Hangers, Encyclopedias, Live Animals, Food, Large Console TV, Rear Projection TV, Tube Style TV, CRT Computer Monitors

Matthew 25 Ministries

Will Accept

Acrylic/Latex Paint cans that are at least 1/3 full-WATER BASED ONLY IN ORIGINAL CONTAINERS WITH LABELS ON CANS,  Empty pill and vitamin bottles with labels removed.

Will NOT Accept

Oil-based paint, Stains, Lacquers, Polyurethanes and Aerosol paint bottles.

Operation Give Back

Will Accept

  • New School Supplies
  • Gently used Sycamore Aves, Princeton Schools, College and Pro team spiritwear
  • Gently Used/New Winter Coats(Children and Teen only)
  • New Mittens

Document Destruction

Typical paper products to shred include:
  • Old bills Medical records and claims
  • Books Bank statements
  • Receipts Old credit cards
  • Tax records Files and file folders
  • Checks Anything that lists personal information

Please remove paper from notebooks and binders. Paper clips and staples DO NOT have to be removed.

  • No binder clips
  • No CDs or DVDs

To serve everybody efficiently, there will be a maximum of 3 boxes (copy paper size or similar) per person in line, and you must be present. Volunteers will be available to assist.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Will Accept

  • Small Working Appliances (No refrigerators, stoves, ovens, dishwashers, washers, dryers)
  • Furniture-Gently used (Representatives reserve the right to refuse furniture that is considered in poor shape)
  • Construction and remodeling Supplies
  • Cabinets and vanities
  • Unblemished hardwood flooring (in unopened boxes)
  • Ceramic Tile (in unopened boxes)
  • Lamps and lighting fixtures with mounting hardware
  • Solid wood doors
  • Tools and hardware
  • Tables and Chairs

Will NOT Accept

  • Large appliances
  • Baby Items or toys
  • Blinds, Drapes, Window treatments
  • Chemicals – Paint thinner, pesticides, fertilizers, and other toxic, hazardous chemicals
  • Clothing
  • Computer Monitors
  • Entertainment centers
  • Faucets made before 2013
  • Fluorescent and CFL bulbs and fixtures
  • Gym and exercise equipment
  • Mattresses & box springs
  • TVs
  • Unframed glass or mirrors
  • Used glass shower doors
  • Used metal office desks, used wood desks over 48″ , and office partitions/cubicle
  • Used paint
  • Water beds or hot tubs
  • Windows
  • Roofing Materials

Thank you to our Sponsors and Partners

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