Recycling

 

recycle

ACCEPTED

 

 Paper

  • ad circulars, catalogs, junk mail
  • cardboard (flattened)
  • Envelopes, file folders
  • gift wrap (non-metallic)
  • Magazines, newspaper
  • paperback books, phone books
  • paper bags
  • paper milk and juice cartons
  • paper towel / toilet paper cores

Plastics

  • all plastics labeled 1 to 7
  • Bottles, bowls, cups
  • food trays and tubs, meat trays
  • jars
  • lotion and shampoo bottles
  • Styrofoam® food containers (take-out trays)

Glass

  • bottles – all colors (beverage bottles)
  • jars – all colors (jelly or condiment jar)

Metals

  • aluminum drink cans
  • aluminum baking tins
  • steel or tin food cans and lids
  • empty aerosol cans (remove nozzle and discard in trash)

 

NOT ACCEPTED

 

Please DO NOT place any of these items in communal recycling containers or in your household recycling bags. Placing non-recyclable materials contaminates all recyclables rendering them non-recyclable.

 

  • household trash
  • aluminum foil
  • appliances
  • auto glass
  • clothes
  • clothes hangers
  • dead animals
  • garden hoses
  • hardcover books
  • light bulbs
  • toys
  • plastic containers with hazardous materials
  • Styrofoam® formed packing or “peanuts”
  • waxed paper and waxed food containers
  • Yard Trimmings