Ozark Foothills Regional Planning Commission
Ozark Foothills Regional Planning Commission
3019 Fair St. , Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 Phone: 573-785-6402 Email: info@ofrpc.org
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The Ozark Foothills Solid Waste Management District (Recycling Center) is located in the industrial park at 1625 Rowe Parkway in Poplar Bluff. The center is administered by the Ozark Foothills Regional Planning Commisison Ozark Foothills Recycling Center which serves Butler, Carter, Reynolds, Ripley, and Wayne counties. Recycling and resource recovery efforts of many kinds are conducted throughout the region by the District. Its efforts are supported by a grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources' Solid Waste Management Program.

Materials Accepted

  • Clean aluminum cans/items
  • Clean, dry brown paper bags
  • Corrugated, cardboard broken down boxes
  • Clean, dry newspaper
  • Clean plastic milk or soda bottles, lids removed
  • Clean tin cans
  • White office paper
Material No Nos
  • Glass
  • Electronics (Including Televisions and Computer Monitors)
  • Shoe boxes or waxed boxes
  • Styrofoam
  • Broken glass, window glass, light bulbs or baking pans
  • Household cleaning supply bottles
  • Hazardous/toxic materials bottles
  • Motor oil cans
  • Dirty or wet newspapers
  • Slick paper such as ads or magazines
  • Plastic grocery bags
  • Books

From the City of Poplar Bluff, continue south on Hwy. 142 to the Industrial Park entrance. Turn right (west) on Rowe Parkway. (If coming from the south on Hwy. 142, turn left onto Rowe Parkway.) Continue west on Rowe to the last building on the right. Our facility is a large white metal building with a red roof.


The OMB Circular A-87 (Cost Principles for State, Local, and Indian Tribal Governments) may be accessed here:  A-87 Cost Principles

The OMB Circular A-122 (Cost Principles for Non-Profit Organizations) may be accessed here:  A-122 Cost Principles

To access the 2010 Ozark Foothills Regional Assessment Inventory, click here: 

2010 Ozark Foothills Assessment Inventory