Frequently Asked Questions

Who do I report illegal dumping to?

Benton County Environmental Division 479-271-1083 will take calls relating to illegal dumping in the county. You can also report a violation here. An Enforcement Officer will visit the site and file a report on the incident. Every effort will be made to contact the suspected violator and enforce State Environmental Laws.

Can I help with litter clean up on county roads?

Yes. Call 479-271-1083 for details.

Where can I dispose of a couch or old barbeque?

This service is available. Call 479-795-0751 or Click here for more information including locations and hours of operation.

Can I recycle asphalt shingles?

No, not at this time.

Where can I take batteries to be recycled?

There are many battery collection locations in Benton County. Click on this link read a copy of the “Proper Disposal of Batteries” brochure.

Is it ok for me to burn leaves and yard waste?

It may be possible for you to burn yard waste, but always check with the Office of Emergency Communications 1-866-207-5140 or 479-273-5530 before burning.

Can I burn my trash?

No, it is a violation of Arkansas State Law to burn trash.

How do I find out what trash provider services my community?

There are many trash providers in Benton County. Click on this link and select Trash Providers box to find out more information.

Where can I take compact fluorescent light bulbs to be recycled?

This service is available. Call 479-795-0751 or Click here for more information including locations and hours of operation.

Does anyone take good used building materials?

Yes, Habitat for Humanity’s Restore will take all types of building materials including flooring, lighting, doors, windows, cabinets, carpet and hardware. Call 479-273-3638 for more details and store hours.

Where can I take old paint and household chemicals?

This service is available. Call 479-795-0751 or Click here for more information including locations and hours of operation.

Where can I take my TV and other electronics to be recycled?

This service is available. Call 479-795-0751 or Click here for more information including locations and hours of operation.

Where is the landfill?

1041 Arbor Acres Ave. Springdale, AR Call 479-306-7873 for hours and fees.

Does anyone recycle used motor oil and antifreeze?

Yes, used motor oil can be taken to Advanced Auto Parts, AutoZone, O’Reilly’s, and Walmart Super Centers. Antifreeze is accepted at Kwik Kar in Rogers.

What should I do with old prescription drugs or sharps?

Unwanted prescriptions or over-the-counter medications can be brought to the Sheriff Office Drug Drop-off box located at 1300 SW 14th Street in Bentonville as well as specific police stations.

Where can I take newspaper, magazines, cans, cardboard or glass to be recycled?

There are 6 recycling facilities in Benton County.

Who recycles scrap metal?

Click this link for a list of recycling scrap metal recyclers in & around Benton County.

Is there a local document shredding program?

Not at this time.

Does anyone recycle Styrofoam?

Yes, Rogers Recycling Center located at 2300 N Arkansas St, Rogers. Call 479-621-1185 for more information and hours of operation.

Where can I dispose of old tires?

Click on this link to view tire collection locations. https://www.bentoncountyrecycles.org/tire-district

What is composting and can I do it myself?

Composting is controlling the natural decay of organic matter by providing the right conditions for composting critters to convert yard trimmings into a product that can be returned to your landscape and garden.

Where can I dispose of yard waste?

Bentonville residents – Click here to learn more. Rogers residents – Click here to learn more. The landfill offers composting for a fee. Call 479-306-7873 for details.

Can I help with litter clean up on county roads?

Yes. Call 479-271-1083 for details.