City of Prescott Works With Keep America Beautiful to Reinforce Recycling Message

The City of Prescott is working with Keep Amercia Beautiful, to remind citizens about what is recyclable and what is not. The program provides information about items that are recyclable, and those that are not.

“We are reaching out because we need citizens’ help to follow these guidelines and place the items from the list below, without bagging, in their bins,” said William Black, Solid Waste Superintendent. “We have worked with Keep America Beautiful to share an informative flier and educational program.”

The campaign is called “Top 10 In The Bin”. These items that are recyclable include:

  1. Cardboard
  2. Paper
  3. Food Boxes
  4. Mail
  5. Jugs
  6. Beverage Cans
  7. Food Cans
  8. Glass Bottles
  9. Glass and plastic jars
  10. Plastic Bottles

Some items that are not recyclable curbside:

  1. Plastic shopping bags. Try returning these to the store they came from, or reusing them.
  2. Electronics-These items can be dropped off at the City’s Transfer Station.
  3. Clothes and Textiles- Donate these to a local thrift store or appropriate charity organization.

To learn more, call the City of Prescott Solid Waste Division at 928-777-1116 or visit, and click on City Services/Trash.


  • City Management
  • John Heiney
  • Community Outreach Manager
  • City Hall

    201 S Cortez St

  • 928-777-1220
  • City Management
  • Tyler Goodman
  • Special Projects & Legislative Coordinator
  • City Hall

    201 S Cortez St

  • 928-777-1340


    • If you are a member of the media, please contact Communications.
    • If you would like to contact the Mayor or a Councilmember, contact information can be found here
    • If you would like to contact a specific department, contact information can be found here


Prescott Named Among Most Charming Small Cities in Arizona by

Posted on May 22, 2018

Prescott was named as one of the “Most Charming Small Cities in Arizona”, by  This designation was given following a survey of over 100 travel writers, photographers and social media influencers. The article mentions Prescott’s unique combination of outdoor… Read more »

View the Latest