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Lovin’ Montana Clean-Up June 26 & 27!

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Lovin’ Montana Clean-Up

Join Helena Parks and Rec, 406 Recycling, and Miss Mermaid Montana 2021 Faith Conaway in making Helena beautiful for summer!

June 26 and 27th we will be focusing on Centennial Park and Custer Ave areas to clean-up our city!

We will have trash bags and recycle bins available at Centennial Park by the flag (there will be a sign), and Cooney/Custer intersection next to the golf course. Thank you 406 Recycling for making the option to recycle possible for this event!

We will have some helpers sorting out recyclables! Leave bags where you fill them up at Centennial Park and along the paved trail along Custer Ave. They will be picked up curtesy of Helena Parks and Rec!

Together we can make Helena beautiful and protect our wild and scenic areas!

***To win our giveaway****

✨Winnings will be 4 prizes. One from 1889 Coffee House, The Base Camp, Dream Upon a Princess LLC, and Great Northern Carousel!

All you have to do:

📸 Snap a picture of you and/or your friends cleaning up and post them to our event page or email them to [email protected]

We will announce the winners and contact them the following week!


Supported Employment with West Mont

West Mont does amazing work in our community helping businesses, including 406 Recycling, employee persons with disabilities. The above ad shows some of the behind-the-scenes work at 406 Recycling! The story below also highlights the success of supported employment.


2021 E-Waste Collection at the Good Samaritan

406 Recycling’s data-secure monthly electronics collection event in support of the Good Samaritan will continue in 2021, starting with this month’s collection on Friday, January 29th. The events will be hosted from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the parking lot of the Good Samaritan Thrift Store (3067 N. Montana) on the last non-holiday Friday of the month. A voluntary ten-dollar donation to Good Samaritan is encouraged. Most items remain free, see flyer for updated charges.

Businesses with large amounts of material, households needing residential pickup, or institutions needing receipts for data destruction are encouraged to call at 406-449-6008 to discuss alternative arrangements.

Event flyer with details and 2021 dates. We look forward to helping you responsibly clear out your unwanted electronics.


Food waste collection for Helena with YES COMPOST!

406 Recycling is pleased to announce we are now providing food waste collection for Helena in partnership with YES Compost. The household collection currently includes a 5-gallon bucket collected every other week for $20 per month with additional buckets available for just $5 per month more. The collection includes meat, bones, dairy, and other compostable items such as cups, utensils, and dishware!

Individuals, businesses, and institutions interested in this service can sign up here.

Watch KTVH’s coverage of this new, green service for Helena!

Some of our recent adventures show below. More soon! Thanks for you interest! – 406 Recycling