Accepted Items

Accepted Items

DO Recycle

Cans:

Aliminum and Tin Cans. Rinse and empty before recycling.

Cardboard:

Flatten before recycling.

Plastic:

Only #1 & #2. Remove cap, rinse and empty before recycling.

Glass:

Bottles and Jars. Rinse and empty before recycling.

Paper:

Newspapers, Magazines, and Junk Mail.

DON’T Recycle

No Plastic Bags or Plastic Wraps.

No Food or Liquid Waste.Empty all containers.

No Tanglers. (Hoses, Wires and Chains)

No Scrap Metal

No Bulky Plastics

We encourage all Cumberland County residents to print out our Cumberland County Recycling Guidelines for daily reference

Recycling Guidelines Expanded

Do recycle

Paper

All Paper
Envelopes (with or without windows)
Cereal boxes
Junk mail
Magazines/Newspapers
Telephone books
Cardboard (corrugated must be flattened)
Wrapping paper/tissue paper
Paper
Paperback


Plastics

#1 & #2 plastics
#1 & #2 plastic food
Containers (food removed)
#1 & #2 plastic tubs, trays, and pails


Glass

All glass
bottles/containers/jars


Metals

Aluminum/Steel/Tin Cans
Empty non-hazardous
aerosolcans (removed lid)

Don’t recycle

Plastic bags**
Materials in plastic bags
Shredded paper
Hazardous Waste*
Styrofoam
Liquids in bottles or containers
China, dishware, glassware, or vases
Aluminum foil
Paper or plastic plates, towels & utensils
Rigid plastics, toys, chairs
Plastic containers without a number
Broken glass or mirrors
Light bulbs
Batteries
Wire clothes hangers
Pots and pans
Tire rims or car parts
Food waste or garbage
Syringes, needles, or sharps
Plastic #3, #4, #5, #6, or #7

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