Reuse/Recycling Centers

Alachua County government(s) offer different reuse/recycling services (listed below) for the citizens of the County.

TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS for Alachua County teachers! The center serves as a way for Alachua County teachers to get FREE reusable supplies for their students!

Current County government(s) services include:

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  • Construction
    • Florence Landfill
    • 3003 SE 15th Street
    • Gainesville, FL 32641
    • Phone: 352-375-9919
    • Materials Accepted

      • construction waste
      • demolition waste
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  • Construction
    • Re-User Builder Products
    • 622 SE 2nd Street
    • Gainesville, FL 32609
    • Phone: 352-379-4600
    • Website
    • Monday-Friday 10-5:30 Saturday 10-3
    • Materials Accepted

      • reusable materials for home building or remodeling
  • Construction
    • Waste Pro
    • 13331 Southern Precast Drive
    • Alachua, FL 32615-8548
    • Phone: 386-462-2500
    • Website
    • Materials Accepted

      • construction waste
      • demolition waste
  • Construction
    • Watson Construction Company, Inc.
    • 6322 NW 18th Drive
    • Gainesville, FL 32653
    • Phone: 352-378-9157
  • Construction
    • Florida Concrete Recycling
    • 930 SW 3rd Street
    • Gainesville, FL 32601
    • Monday-Friday 8-5
    • Materials Accepted

      • asphalt waste
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  • Construction
    • Wood Resource Recovery
    • 10606 Highway 121 N
    • Gainesville, FL 32653
    • Monday-Friday 8-5 Saturday 8-noon
    • Materials Accepted

      • NOTE: sells recycled landscape materials
      • wood waste
  • Metals
    • Sun State Recycling
    • 1508 NW 55th Place
    • Gainesville, FL 32653
    • Phone: 352-375-0224
    • Materials Accepted

      • scrap metals
      • cans
      • old vehicles
      • car batteries and appliances (Freon-free)
      • *NOTE: pays for non-ferrous metals (i.e. aluminum, brass, copper, radiators, etc.) DOES NOT ACCEPT FENCING OR METAL TANKS*
  • Metals
    • Recycling Services of America
    • 2874 NE 1st Terrace
    • Gainesville, FL 32609
    • Phone: 352-379-5797
    • Website
    • Materials Accepted

      • office/computer paper
      • corrugated cardboard
      • magazines
      • newspaper
  • Metals
    • Trade Mark Metals
    • 817 NE Waldo Road
    • Gainesville, FL Gainesville
    • Phone: 352-373-6354
    • Materials Accepted

      • non-ferrous metals
      • NOTE: pays for non-ferrous metals (i.e. aluminum, brass, copper, radiators, etc.)
  • Other
    • Batteries
    • To find the collection site nearest to you, call 1-800-BATTERY (1-800-228-8379).

  • Other
    • Foam Peanuts
    • ​To find the closest place that recycles foam "peanuts," call 1-800-828-2214.

      Dimentional Foam (from packaging) can be recycled at these locations:

      • UPS Store: 2603 NW 13th Street (Phone Number: 352-371-0403)
      • USPS Store: 7257 NW 4th Blvd. (Phone Number: 352-332-4330)
  • Paper
    • Recycling Services of America
    • 2874 NE 1st Terrace
    • Gainesville, FL 32609
    • Phone: 352-379-5797
    • Website
    • ​Materials Accepted:

      • office/computer paper
      • corrugated cardboard
      • magazines
      • newspaper
  • Various Materials
    • Materials Recovery Facility
    • 5121 NE 63rd Avenue
    • Gainesville, FL 32609
    • Phone: 352-548-1341
    • Website
    • Monday-Friday 7am - 5pm Saturday 7am - 12pm
    • Materials Accepted

      • corrugated cardboard
      • newspaper
      • plastics
      • glass
      • office paper
      • metal cans
      • *NOTE: pays for aluminum cans, white office paper and computer paper (as markets permit)*​
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