- When is recycling picked up in Orange Beach?
Recycle pickup is divided into 2 zones. Each zone receives pickup every other week on Wednesday.
Please refer to the zone map for recycling pick-up zones and the calendar on this page for the weekly schedule for trash or recycling pick-up dates.
When referring to the Zone Map, Zone 1 = Gray, and Zone 2 = Blue.
For more information and to download a printable recycling calendar, please visit the Trash and Recycling page.
- What can and cannot be recycled in Orange Beach?
These items can be recycled:
- Newspaper and newspaper inserts
- Magazines and catalogs
- Junk mail and envelopes
- Office and school papers
- Boxboard (cereal, cake, and cracker boxes)
- Brown paper bags
- Aluminum cans
- Tin and steel cans
- Plastic milk jugs
- Plastic bottles
- Phone books
These items cannot be recycled:
- Glass jars and bottles (Except behind the Orange Beach Community Development building, behind City Hall, where a bin is located for glass only.)
- Plastic bags
- Food waste, garbage, yard waste
- Medical waste
- Food tainted items
- Pizza boxes
- Egg cartons
- Ice cream cartons
- Waxy paper milk cartons
- Aluminum foil
- Plastic cups/silverware
- Aerosol cans
- Plastics other than bottles
- Juice boxes/bags
- Styrofoam cups, containers, coolers, packing materials, etc.