- What is Accepted and Not Accepted
Accepted Not Accepted
Plastic (1-7 Containers)
- Map Locations
Click on each to see locations of the recycle areas
1. What can I recycle? The QRP accepts many types of paper, metal and hard plastic containers for recycling. The list of what we accept and don't accept can be found above.
2. Where can I take my recyclable material? The QRP accepts material for drop off at our regional site behind the MWR Carwash next to the Commissary (open 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily) or at our primary Material Recovery Facility located at BLDG M0298 on Jamestown Road (open 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Mon - Fri). There are recycling trailers available for drop off of material 24/7 located at MACH, Davis Hill, McGraw Village, White Elementary, Custer Road PX, BLDG 35 and the near the Subway and MWR Bingo on Main Post. We also have collection receptacles for paper in several facilities around the installation.
3. Will someone come pick up my material? The QRP is unable to do collection of the material outside of the already established containers mentioned in FAQ 2. If you work in a building that currently generates a significant amount of paper waste and do not have containers, please contact our office for a site visit and assessment to see if we are able to provide your building service in this regard.
4. Who do I call with questions? Please forward any questions to our primary phone number 706-544-9870.
5. Why do we or don't we recycle "X" on this installation? This question is a great one to hear because it comes from a concerned individual. Although we understand that there are other items able to be recycled, our QRP analyzes items on a regular basis for viability on Fort Benning and there are many factors involved in what we can and can't process through the program. If you have an item you are curious about, please don't hesitate to call and ask us about it.
6. Why isn’t recycling collected in housing on post? Recycling containers found in the housing units are left over from a collection agreement between housing and the city of Columbus. Efforts were made by the QRP to salvage the agreement but ultimately the city was unable to continue. We do apologize but housing is not part of the QRP collection area and we do not possess the equipment needed to collect the containers therein.