Tips on Stardew Valley How To get Recycling Machine and its operation

The Recycling Machine is a crafted item that is used to turn most trash into useful items. It takes 60m (1h) to process items.[1] The recipe is earned at fishing level 4.

The Recycling Machine cannot recycle Joja Cola or Rotten Plant.

One Recycling Machine is the reward for completing the Field Research Bundle on the Bulletin Board.


Name DescriptionProduced from Recycling
TrashIt’s junk.Stone (1-3) 49%.
Coal (1-3) 30%
iron Ore (1-3) 21%
DriftwoodA piece of wood from the sea.Coal (1-3) 25%
Wood (1-3) 75%
soggy NewspaperThis is trash.Torch (3) 90%
Cloth (1) 10%
Broken CDIt’s a JojaNet 2.0 trial CD. They must’ve made a billion of these thingsRefined quartz(1)
Broken GlasesIt looks like someone lost their glasses. They’re busted.Refined quarts(1)


SEll PriceCannot be sold
Recipe SourceFishing Level (4)
IngredientWood (25) Stone (25) Iron Bar (1)