There are three recycling drop-off locations on Fort Leonard Wood.

  • The Primary collection on FLW is at the Recycling Center located at Building #2549 Ordinance Drive
  • Main PX parking lot - drop off bins
  • Commissary/Mini Mall parking lot - drop off bins


Items Accepted:

  • Glass- clear, green, and brown
  • Aluminum- cans and containers
  • Steel/Tin- cans and containers
  • White Paper- some staples are okay
  • Junk Mail, magazines, colored paper, and phonebooks- some staples are okay
  • Cardboard- corrugated boxes, paperboard (shoe, cereal and soda boxes), shipping cartons, brown envelopes, and manila folders
  • Plastic- types 1 and 2 (number is usually located on the bottom, inside the recycling symbol)
  • Newspaper
  • Wood Pallets- in good condition
  • Scrap Metal and Used Oil- must be dropped off during business hours (Mon-Fri, 0800-1630). Please contact a Recycle Center attendant before unloading


We do NOT accept the following:

  • Household hazardous waste
  • Household pharmeceutical waste
  • Aerosol or fuel cans
  • Wet/greasy boxes (pizza)
  • Neon paper
  • Carbon paper
  • Plastic or wax coated paper
  • Binders
  • Maps
  • Gummy labels

To properly dispose of household hazardous waste, contact of of the following:

St. Robert Transfer Station HHW program at:
(573) 336-5155


Rolla Recycling Center
HHW Program
(573) 364-6693

Fort Leonard Wood Recycling Achievement Award

A quarterly award for military units and governement civilians (individuals and teams), for activities demonstrating aspects of reusing, reducing, rethinking, repurposing and recycling (the 5 R's).

To make arrangements for the FLW Recycling Trailer to be at your next outdoor event, call DPW Inspection Branch at (573) 596-7021. Please confirm your arrangements for the trailer at least two weeks prior to your scheduled event.