Recycling and Waste Reduction

DEQ's Go Strawless Campaign

The DEQ Recycling Program has launched a statewide campaign to Go Strawless! Plastic straws in restaurants and other public establishments have become an environmental problem. Fortunately, solutions do exist.

Many opportunities to recycle do exist in Montana and citizens are encouraged to
Get Caught Recycling!

Stay up with the latest news on recycling and pollution prevention by receiving occasional emails from DEQ staff regarding new developments. To subscribe to the Waste P2 email list, click on the subscribe button and enter your name and email and check the box for "DEQ Waste P2 List."



Missoula Urban Demonstration Glass Cullet Project

This paving project was funded by the City of Missoula's Community Forum and consists of 864 square feet of cullet install over psylium husk. The glass cullet was provided by I.E. Recycling; the design is by local artists; and installation was by more than 20 volunteers and MUD staff.

Recycling Service

Call2Recycle has expanded and now offers an all-battery recycling program.

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Please contact the Waste and Underground Tank Management Bureau for information on Solid and Hazardous Waste Permitting and Compliance.