Baxter County

City of Mountain Home
Baxter County
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Baxter Day Service Center
Attn: Paul Neal
1631 Leo Davis Drive (mailing address)
1306 Rossi Road (physical location)
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Ph: 870-425-4322
Fax: 870-424-2313
Hours: Monday–Friday 7:30am–4:00pm
Gassville Location
502 Lakeview Dr.
Gassville, AR 72635
Hours: 1st Saturday of the month 9am–12pmRecycling icon
Recycling Drop Off Centers
The following materials can be delivered at any time to the Baxter Day Recycling Service Center. Accepted materials include:

  • Newspapers*
  • Catalogs*
  • Magazines*
  • Office Paper*
  • Mix Paper (including Junk Mail)*
  • Cardboard*
  • Tin Cans
  • Soda/Water Bottles
  • Detergent Bottles
  • Milk Jugs

*Please keep paper dry.

Contact Baxter Day Service for all your commercial Cardboard recycling needs.

Electronics Recycling
Electronic Waste
The following items are collected at the Baxter Day Service Center during regular business hours:


  • Computers
  • Cell phones
  • Copiers
  • Phones
  • All cables for electronics
  • VCR’s
  • DVD Players
  • Old stereos

Yard Waste
Yard Waste
Yard waste must be put in a trash bag or tied in a bundle not to exceed 40lbs. Each yard waste bag or bundle must have a yard waste tag. Tags can be picked up at the Methvin Sanitation office on County Road 5 or the Mt. Home Water Department located on North College Street. Please call 870-425-8095 to schedule yard waste pick up. Yard waste will be collected on Fridays.

Household Chemicals
Household Hazardous Waste
Household Hazardous Waste in Baxter County is collected at:

Baxter County Road and Bridge Department
2017 Hwy. 5 South
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Ph: 870-425-3695
Fax: 870-425-2229

Hazardous Waste Trailer is open Monday 8:00am–12:00pm.

  • Cleaning — oven and drain cleaners, metal and wood cleaners, toilet, tub and shower cleaners, bleach, pool cleaners
  • Automotive — motor oil and fuel additives, carburetor and fuel injections cleaners, air conditioning refrigerants, starter fluids, automotive batteries, transmission and brake fluid, antifreeze
  • Lawn and Garden — herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and wood preservatives
  • Indoor Pesticides — ant sprays and baits, cockroach sprays and baits, flea repellents and shampoos, bug sprays, houseplant insecticides, moth repellents, mouse and rat poisons and baits
  • Workshop/Painting Supplies — adhesives and glues, furniture strippers, oil or enamel base paint, stains and finishes, paint thinners and turpentine, paints strippers and removers, photographic chemicals, fixatives and other solvents
  • Miscellaneous — batteries, mercury thermostats or thermometers, fluorescent light bulbs and ballasts
  • Other Flammable ProductsPropane tanks and other compressed gas cylinders, fire extinguishers, kerosene, home heating oil, diesel fuel, gas/oil mix, lighter fluid

5-gallon limit per year, per household, on oil and latex paint

Waste Tires
Waste Tires
Waste Tires in Baxter County are collected at:

Plumlee Tire, Inc.
waste tires
Contact: Dave Plumlee
4081 Hwy. 62 SW
Mt. Home, AR 72653

Monday–Friday 8:00am–4:30pm
[closed for lunch 11:00am–12:00pm]
Saturday 8:00–11:30am

The following types of tires are accepted:

  • Passenger car tires
  • Light truck tires
  • Specialty tires

Specialty tires include:

  • Farm fronts
  • Irrigation
  • Small and large OTR
  • Farm rear
  • Large farm rears
  • ATV tires

Specialty tire fees (.pdf) are based on disposal fees to the District.

Tires that do not have a fee attached at the point of sale are considered a non-fee paid tire. There is no charge for the 4 non-fee paid tires per person, per month. After that limit, charges for non-fee paid tires are $2 per tire.

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