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Recycling Information

The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community has an agreement with River Recycling who owns and operates the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) that is located on the Salt River Landfill property. Recyclables are delivered to the MRF by the Cities of Mesa and Scottsdale, the Town of Gilbert, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and other haulers for processing. All recyclables are accepted into the main bay area, and then loaded onto a series of conveyor belts. The commingled materials then travel through the plant where they are sorted with air classifiers, shaker screens, and manually, then each type of material is baled. Once baled, the materials are shipped to market where they are turned back into useable products.

The MRF opened in January 2001, and continues to increase diversion of recyclable materials from the landfill. The amount of recyclables received at the MRF has grown to over 85,000 tons annually. In addition, the MRF has allowed the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community to develop its own curbside recycling program. 

For more information on your municipality's residential recycling program, please click on the corresponding link:

Town of Gilbert:        Recycling Guides for the Blue Can

City of Mesa:            Blue Barrel Recycling Program

City of Scottsdale:    Scottsdale Accepted Recyclables List

For SRPMIC Community members, click here for information on acceptable recyclable materials. 

River Recycling Contact Information

Plant Manager:  Michael Howell
Phone: 480-850-1224
Email:  mhowell@republicservices.com

Electronics Recycling

The Salt River Landfill has added an E-Waste recycling program to its operation. A drop-off location for electronics is located in the convenience area.  There is no charge if a customer brings in ONLY electronics with the exception of televisions and computer monitors. Televisions and monitors have a $10.00 per unit recycling fee.  However, if they have a mixed load, tipping fees will be charged at the current gate rate.   The program includes the following:

Computer Equipment - PC's, Laptops, CRT Monitors, Flat Panel Monitors, Modems, Switches, Hubs and Routers, Storage Devices, Main Frames, Servers, Power Supplies, Tape Libraries, Circuit Boards, Power Cords, Printers, Wire and Cabling, Surplus Metals, Mice, Keyboards, Hard Drives, Floppy, DVD and CD Drives, etc.

Telecom Equipment - Telephones, Cell Phones, Switches, Phone Systems, CSU/DSU Multiplexing Equipment, Answering Systems, etc.

Printing Equipment - Fax Machines and Copiers, Calculators, Typewriters, Printers   

Audio/Visual Equipment - Stereos, Radios, Televisions, Amplifiers, Projectors, Satellite and Cable Equipment, Video Equipment, Video Game Equipment, etc.

Batteries - Alkaline, Nickel Cadmium, Lead Acid, Lithium, etc.

Electronic Components - Capacitors, Diodes, Resistors, Transistors and Integrated Circuits, etc.

Miscellaneous Electronic Items - Test Equipment, Lab Equipment, Medical Equipment, Cables and Wire, Connectors, etc.

Surplus Metals and Wire and Cable:  Aluminum, Copper Wire, etc.

Salt River Landfill
13602 E. Beeline Highway
Scottsdale, Arizona 85256
(480) 941-3427

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