We understand the unique organizational structure, needs and budget requirements of governmental organizations, and we partner with local governments to collect 200,000 tons of curbside recyclables in 150 cities and towns across the Southeastern US each year.
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Sonoco Recycling offers state-of-the-art processing and responsive, dependable service for your governmental organization or municipal recycling program.
We currently serve more than 150 cities, counties and towns throughout the United States, and we process more than 250,000 tons of curbside materials annually through our material recovery facilities (MRFs). We operate MRFs in:
Depending on the needs of your community, Sonoco Recycling can accept and process OCC material as well as Single Stream recyclables, such as cardboard, mixed paper, aluminum and steel cans, plastics, PET and glass.
Download the list of acceptable curbside and drop-off recycling material options for customers in North and South Carolina. Please note: Materials accepted at Sonoco MRFs may not apply to county-run collection centers. Contact your county for more details.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at one of our Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs) and learn about how recyclables are processed before being repurposed into new materials.
When your local government partners with Sonoco Recycling, community members can schedule on-site or virtual tours, classes, workshops or meetings at one of our MRF education centers. You can also request an off-site presentation.
Sonoco Recycling is committed to improving and enriching the quality of life in every community in which we operate.
From partnering with local elementary schools to volunteering our time, talents and resources, we strive to be good neighbors wherever we are in the world.
Our commitment extends to the planet, too. Each year, Sonoco Recycling contributes to shrinking Sonoco’s overall environmental footprint by managing the equivalent, by weight, of 60% of Sonoco’s outputs.
We provide tailor-made recycling solutions based on your business's specific needs, goals and geographic area.
We help manufacturers and industrial companies balance complex business needs with sustainability requirements.
To find out how we can help you save resources and boost your bottom line, simply complete the form below and we’ll be in touch soon.
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