"CHaRMing our way towards ZeroWaste"
(740) 594-5312 - Main Office
NOTE: AHRC accepts many types of batteries of varying chemistries. Ask about speciality batteries and corresponding fees.
Types of Batteries Accepted for free
AHRC electronics (e-waste) for drop-off. Most electronics can be dropped off for free including;
Essentially just about anything with a cord can be recycled with us. For list of materials accepted by our buyer see here.
AHRC accepts a variety of types and sizes of light bulbs for recycling. If you do not see your type of bulb listed below, please call for more details.
NOTE: AHRC will charge $1.50 per pound for broken fluorescent bulbs.
What is a CHaRM? CHaRM stands for Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials. Items or materials that are recyclable, but not accepted in normal recycling collection can be brought to 9009 Sand Ridge Road, Millfield, Ohio.
We accept many different materials for free, and some for a small fee. This location also accepts regular mixed recycling (see here for list of materials). Customers who recycle with us can also bring their household refuse for $2.00 per 35 gallon bag.
Please see below for a full list of hard-to-recycle materials that we accept.
Electronics that have a recycling fee;
AHRC accepts yard waste via a 20 cubic yard roll-off container from the public. Organic material only. If using bags, use only biodegradable ones, no plastic.
Food waste can be dropped off in one of Athens-Hocking Organics' 35 gallon food waste collection containers at the CHaRM. For more about food waste, and AHRC's compost facility, see here.
Types of Batteries accepted for a per pound fee.