The Alabama Environmental Council organized and still runs the oldest nonprofit recycling center in the state. It processes close to 2,000 tons of newspaper, glass, plastic, aluminum, mixed paper and cardboard a year. We helped launch state-wide curbside recycling programs, promote recycling education in schools and low-income communities, and operate a toll-free recycling hotline.
Recycling Hotline: 205-252-7581 or 1-800-982-4364.
The AEC recycling center is located at 2431 2nd Avenue North. Helpful brochures and staff are available to make the center more user-friendly, Monday-Saturday 8am-5pm and Sunday 11am-5pm. Thanks for recycling!
Click the Accepted Materials link below or click a material in the "Current RC Restrictions" block on the right for details on what is and is not accepted at the center.