Recyclable Items

Acceptable Items

  • Plastics 1 through 7 and plastic necked bottles
  • Plastic margarine and yogurt containers
  • Newspapers (also including inserts)
  • Mixed paper - Junk mail, envelopes, sticky notes, coloring books, phone books, cereal boxes, tissue boxes, magazines, etc.
  • Cardboard - must be broken down and cut to fit into the cart
  • Tin and aluminum cans
  • Shredded paper - can be recycled in your bin but it needs to be contained in a paper product such as a cereal or cardboard box, or a paper sack
  • Glass jars and bottles of all colors
  • Wire hangers
  • Empty aerosol cans

Unacceptable Items

  • Garbage or yard debris
  • Food contaminated items
  • Plastic bags
  • Containers with motor oils or other hazardous materials
  • Styrofoam
  • Plastic cups
  • Plastic food containers
  • Foil and disposable baking tins