Acceptable Materials

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There are a lot of materials that can be recycled using the single-stream curbside recycling service. See below for tips on recycling and a list of acceptable and unacceptable items.

Tips

• Do not bag your recycling

• Materials should be empty, clean and dry.

• Labels do not need to be removed.

• Plastics #3-#7 and unlabeled plastics are no longer recyclable.

• Plastics #1 and #2 that are not bottle shaped are no longer recyclable (clam shells, cups, etc.)

Acceptable Items

  • Plastics
    • #1 and #2 bottles and jugs
  • Cans
    • Aluminum, tin, and steel
  • Cardboard
    • Flattened corrugated cardboard and cereal and other paperboard boxes
  • Paper
    • Newspaper, Magazines, Catalogs
    • Writing and office paper
  • Phone books
  • Paper bags

Unacceptable Items

  • Plastics #3 - #7
  • Non-bottle shaped #1 and #2 plastics
  • Glass or glassware
  • Food contaminated pizza boxes, paper plates, napkins
  • Aerosol cans
  • Pill bottles
  • Ceramics
  • Foil
  • Metal hangers
  • Batteries
  • Light bulbs
  • Juice boxes and pouches
  • Chip bags
  • Styrofoam containers and packing peanuts
  • Paper style milk cartons
  • Plastic bags
  • Frozen food bags
  • Toxic product containers, examples include, (but are not limited to):
    • Oil bottles
    • Antifreeze containers/jugs
    • Herbicide containers
    • Pesticide containers

Questions

If you have questions about your recyclables, please give us a call at 582-3200.