What is Hamilton County R3Source and what do they do?

The Hamilton County R3Source is a non-regulatory government organization that promotes recycling, reuse, and waste reduction. Hamilton County R3Source staff provides technical assistance and supplies to communities, businesses, and schools to help establish or improve waste reduction and recycling programs. The Hamilton County R3Source also funds programs for residents to drop off household hazardous waste and yard trimmings. Check around our website for more that the R3Source does.

The Hamilton County R3Source does not collect garbage, recycling, or large items nor do we accept any items dropped off at our location.

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1. What is Hamilton County R3Source and what do they do?
2. If an item is not on my acceptable items list, and I think it could be recycled, should I put in my recycling bin/cart?
3. What types of plastics can I recycle curbside? Why are some plastics like trays, and hinged (clamshell) containers not accepted in Hamilton County?
4. Are cups recyclable?
5. What is contamination and why is it bad for recycling?
6. Where do items go for recycling after the hauler has collected them?
7. What are the most common misconceptions about recycling?
8. Which Hamilton County communities are the most successful in their recycling efforts?
9. How can I reduce the amount of junk mail I receive?
10. Can I put yard trimmings, latex paint, household hazardous waste, or electronics in my curbside recycling bin/cart?
11. How can I compost my yard trimmings?
12. How can I recycle or properly dispose of latex paint?
13. How can I recycle or properly dispose of household hazardous waste?
14. How can I recycle or properly dispose of electronic equipment?
15. Since plastic bags, plastic film, etc. can't go in the recycling cart, where can I recycle plastic bags and plastic film?
16. What simple things could any consumer do to reduce the amount of waste put into landfills?