Recycling Materials Collected

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A simple breakdown of what is and what is not acceptable for collection in your recycling.

What Materials Will Be Collected For Recycling?

A cart is provided to each residence to be used for recycling:

 

Place in Cart for Recycling:

  • Newspaper, Junk Mail, Shopping Ads, Windowed Envelopes, Magazines
  • Office and Computer Paper - All Colors
  • Phone Books, Greeting Cards and Brown Paper Bags
  • Fiberboard (Cereal, Cracker, Frozen Food and Soda Boxes)
  • Cardboard
    • Must be broken down and placed in your recycle cart.
  • Glass Bottles and Jars:  all colors of glass accepted
  • Aluminum and Steel Cans (Soup and Vegetable)
  • Jar Lids
  • Clean Aluminum Pie Pans (non-food stained)
  • Empty Aerosol Cans
  • Milk and Juice Cartons
  • Plastics # 1-7
    • This is any plastic container with a numbered triangle on the container.

 

 Learn more about Plastics # 1-7 and see what they get recycled into!


NO PLASTIC BAGS OR STYROFOAM!
DO NOT USE FOR GARBAGE or YARD WASTE

 

**Please make sure all items are rinsed out properly. 

 

What Materials Will Not Be Collected For Recycling?

The following household items will not be accepted for recycling at this time.  Please do not place any of these items in your recycling cart, as this could result in the waste hauler not picking it up on your scheduled collection day. 

 

Unacceptable Items:

  • Paper Items: Food wrap, gift wrap, paper mixed with food or wax, paper plates, cups or napkins, paper towels, greasy pizza boxes, tissues or tissue paper

 

  • Glass Items:  Ceramics and dishes, broken glass, coffee pots, crystal, drinking glasses, eyeglasses, light bulbs, mirrors, plate glass, vases and pottery, windows, windshields

 

 

  • Metal Items:  Food stained aluminum foil, aluminum siding, appliances, auto parts, deli trays, kitchen utensils, lawn furniture, machines, metal building materials, paint cans, tin roofs, tools, toxic material, or window frames

 

  • Plastic Items:  Any items that do not have #1 through #7 stamped in the recycling symbol on the bottom of the container, including, but not limited to:  cellophane, clothes hangers, diapers, lawn furniture, plastic bags (recycle at the grocery store), PVC, toxic materials, or plastic toys. 

Even though plastic bags and styrofoam have a recycling triangle symbol with a number, we do not accept them in our curbside recycling program - Please find an alternative method to recycle these items.

 

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