Recycling Center

904 North Davis Street

Open Thursday thru Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm. Now accepting household hazardous waste. Call City Hall at 479-674-5616 for more information.


Please separate materials according to type (Paper/cardboard, newsprint, cans. plastic).

CARDBOARD – Please flatten boxes


NEWSPAPER – Clean and dry

JUNK MAIL – CD’S and samples removed


GLASS – Food grade. Please rinse.

CANS – Please clean and rinse. Remove labels from steel cans.

PLASTIC BOTTLES – Clear plastics with a neck, Type PETE 1. Please rinse plastic containers. Milk jugs and other clear HDPE 2 plastics.

ELECTRONICS – Computer equipment, televisions, etc.

The ABC Center will continue to accept household hazardous waste!


HOUSEHOLD TRASH – City residents have curbside pickup of household trash. Contact Sebastian County for your trash service provider if you live outside the city limits.  Fort Smith Sanitation operates a landfill.

Tires, Burn Barrels or the contents of a burn barrel, and shingles are not accepted at the ABC Center.

Yard Waste is not accepted at the ABC Center.

We do not inherit the earth from our parents; we borrow it from our children.

Why recycle?


The average American uses 650 lbs. of paper per year.

By recycling one ton (2,000 lbs.) of paper, we save: 17 trees; 6,953 gallons of water; 463 gallons of oil; 587 pounds of air pollution; 3.06 cubic yards of landfill space and 4,077 kilowatt hours of energy.


Americans go through 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour.

Half of all polyester carpet manufactured in the U.S. is made from recycled soda bottles.


We use about 392 cans per person per year.

Recycling one aluminum can saves enough electricity to run a TV for three hours.


The average American uses 142 steel cans annually.