Recycle City Drop-Off Center

Aytes Community Recycling Center

The Aytes Community Recycling Center is Open for Drop-Off Recycling Seven Days a Week.

Recycle City features a convenient drop-off center open during daylight hours, seven days a week. The facility at 131 Ecology Drive has containers located in front of the building clearly marked for each type of recyclable.

Aytes Community Recycling Center ContainerPaper Products

  • Newspapers (remove plastic sleeve)
  • Mixed Paper
  • Junk Mail
  • Telephone Books
  • Magazines
  • Chipboard (cereal boxes, tissue boxes, etc.)
  • White Paper (computer paper, office paper, etc.)
  • Corrugated Cardboard (dry, empty, and flattened boxes)
  • Brown Paper Grocery Bags

Containers (Please Rinse)

  • Aluminum and tin cans 
  • Glass Bottles and Jars, any color 
  • Plastic Bottles and Jars, all except black plastic or those marked No. 4 or No. 6


  • Due to changes in state regulations, motor oil is no longer accepted at Recycle City. St. Charles County Recycle Works accepts motor oil at both of their Recycling Centers
  • Antifreeze - drop off in container (container will not be returned).
  • Used Cooking Oil - empty the cooking oil into the designated receptacle, or leave the container with the cooking oil (the container will not be returned).

Car Batteries

Only wet-cell auto batteries. No cracked or leaking batteries are accepted.

Used Cell Phones

Drop off used cell phones (all sizes, makes, models, digital or analog, with or without battery) at St. Peters City Hall or in Recycle City’s office lobby during normal business hours. The cell phones will go to Cell Phones for Soldiers.

Please Note: We no longer accept flat-screen televisions. You may place your TV in your trash cart (if it fits) or schedule bulky collection. Walk-in trash disposal at Recycle City is another option (fees apply).