What Can Be Recycled?
Aluminum cans, aerosol cans (empty and without pressure), foil, bi-metals and metal food trays. NO SCRAP METAL, APPLIANCES, CANS WITH PAINT OR HAZARDOUS MATERIALS.
Cardboard and Chipboard
Corrugated cardboard, cereal or cracker boxes, shoe boxes, milk cartons, egg cartons, juice boxes, and frozen food boxes. MUST FLATTEN CLEAN, CORRUGATED CARDBOARD OR CHIPBOARD – BREAK DOWN AND PLACE IN BUNDLES NO LARGER THAN 3’X3’ IN SIZE. REMOVE LINERS FROM CEREAL/CRACKER BOXES. MUST NOT BE WET.
Bottles and jars. ONLY CLEAN, UNBROKEN MATERIALS. COLORS MAY BE MIXED AND LABELS MAY STILL BE ATTACHED. NO CERAMICS, TABLEWEAR, PYREX, WINDOWS, LIGHT BULBS, OR MIRRORS
Magazine and Newspaper
Soft cover books, catalogs, newspaper inserts and telephone books. NO RUBBER BANDS, PLASTIC BAGS, PRODUCT SAMPLES, WATER, DIRT, MOLD OR CONTAMINATION. MUST NOT BE WET.
Mixed office paper, white or colored envelopes, white or colored copy paper, computer paper, wrapping paper, brown “kraft” envelopes and most junk mail that is not heavily glued or labeled. NO PAPER TISSUES, PAPER TOWELS, NEON PAPER, WAXED OR LAMINATED PAPER, FOIL-LINED PAPER, ETC. NO DIRTY OR FOOD-STAINED PAPER. MUST NOT BE WET.
Plastics (Numbers 1 – 7)
Plastic bottles, jugs, transparent cartons, Food Containers and Packaging. No Styrofoam.
*** Materials that do not meet the standards specified above will be thrown in the regular trash or not picked up. If there is any question about what can or cannot be recycled, please call our office.