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.
• 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.)
- #1 and #2 bottles and jugs
- Aluminum, tin, and steel
- Flattened corrugated cardboard and cereal and other paperboard boxes
- Newspaper, Magazines, Catalogs
- Writing and office paper
- Phone books
- Paper bags
- Plastics #3 - #7
- Non-bottle shaped #1 and #2 plastics
- Glass or glassware
- Food contaminated pizza boxes, paper plates, napkins
- Aerosol cans
- Pill bottles
- Metal hangers
- 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
If you have questions about your recyclables, please give us a call at 582-3200.