Accepted Items

Accepted Items

Acceptable Items for Single Stream Curbside Recycling

Rinse before placing in recycling container.

Remove plastic bottle caps and lids and throw away.

DO Recycle at Curbside

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
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 aerosol cans (remove lid)

Remember:
Only two types of plastic:

DO NOT Recycle at Curbside

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

Plastics #3, #4, #5, #6, or #7

*Recycle at the Solid Waste Complex separately from curbside collection

**Recycle at your local retailer

 

 

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