Contact Information

Environmental & Administrative Services
500 Court Street, Suite E
Defiance, OH 43512

Timothy Houck
Director Environmental & Administrative Services
thouck@defiance-county.com

June Crosser
Assistant Director
jcrosser@defiance-county.com

P: (419) 782-5442
F: (419) 784-3268

Recycling Centers & Schedule

Important: Listen to MIX 98.1 for any delays or cancellations, during winter season.

Site Location Hours Phone Number
Ayersville Highland Twp. Fire Station
27723 Watson Rd.
1st Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
(419) 782-5442
Evansport Corner of 1st & Main 3rd Friday
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
(419) 782-5442
Farmer Farmer Fire Station
9985 SR 249
3rd Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
(419) 782-5442
Hicksville Transfer Station 07256 Gingrich Rd 1st & 3rd Saturdays April - Nov
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
1st Saturday Only Dec - March
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
(419) 542-8707
(419) 782-5442
Hicksville Village Grace Methodist Church
121 W. High Street
1st Friday
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
4th Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
(419) 542-8095
Mark Center Methodist Church
01398 Farmer Mark Rd.
1st Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
(419) 782-5442
Ney Ney Park
West Main Street
3rd Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
(419) 782-5442
Noble Township Township Parking Lot
22485 Mill St
2nd & 4th Thursday
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
(419) 782-5442
Power Dam Power Dam Plant
14268 Power Dam Rd.
1st Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
(419) 782-5442
Richland Township RIchland Fire Station
1915 E. Second St.
2nd & 4th Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
(419) 782-5442
Sherwood Sherwood Park Lot
405 N. Harrison St.
3rd Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
(419) 782-5442

Acceptable Material for Recycling

Recyclable Items
  • Corrugated Cardboard
    Cut into pieces or flatten boxes
  • Pressboard
    Folded flat
  • Newspaper & Inserts
    Bundle in paper sacks (brown). Please lay flat, not folded in bags or bound with twine
  • Magazines
    Magazines will be emptied into a bin
  • Plastics
    Milk Jugs, Pop Bottles, Water Jugs, Juice Containers, Detergent Containers Container must be rinsed clean Remove all caps and rings Labels do not need removed Containers may be collapsed to conserve space
  • Aluminum Cans
    Rinse Out Cans. No aluminum foil or tin food containers.
  • Steel Cans
    Rinse out cans to avoid bugs and odors Remove both ends of can if possible
  • Glass Containers are NO LONGER ACCEPTED: Werlor has been impacted by market increases outside of their control. They will no longer accept glass free of charge. They will accept it at Werlor’s for $20.00 per ton.

For more information on additional recycling, view our Recyclable Items.

Unacceptable Material for Recycling at County Drop Off Sites

  • Styrofoam
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Automotive Materials
  • Aluminum Baking Containers
  • Glass Containers - Werlor has been impacted by market increases outside of their control. They will no longer accept glass free of charge. They will accept it at Werlors for $20.00 per ton.

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