Recycling

Brookings Single-Stream Recycling

All recycling can be commingled in the same container.

Please note: Due to changes in the recycling industry, plastic bags can no longer be recycled. This includes recycling individual bags and using plastic bags to collect recycling. Please refrain from placing your recyclable items in bags within your city of Brookings blue recycling carts.

If you live south of 8th Street South:

  • Recycling will be picked up on Thursdays

If you live north of 8th Street South:

  • Recycling will be picked up on Fridays

Collection Recycling Holiday Schedule

Thursday holidays

  • Thursday’s recycling will be picked up on Wednesday.

Friday holidays

  • Friday’s recycling will be picked up on Thursday.
  • Thursday’s recycling will be picked up on Wednesday.

Saturday holidays

  • Friday’s recycling will be picked up on Thursday.
  • Thursday’s recycling will be picked up on Wednesday.

Additional Resources

Find out what items are and are not accepted (PDF) by the Brookings curbside recycling program.

Or view this Printable Recycling Sheet (PDF)