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Accepted Materials List

ITEMSSPECIFICATIONSDO NOT INCLUDE

Plastic Bottles, Jugs & Jars

PlasticBottles
Plastic bottles have a neck smaller than the base. Leave the cap on!Do Not Include
  • Clear plastic boxes or clamshells
  • Plastic bags or other non-rigid plastics.
  • Styrofoam

Tubs, Cups & Buckets #2, #4 & #5

PlasticTubs
Tubs, cups and buckets and other rigid non bottle plastics #2, #4, #5 only.Do Not Include
  • Clear plastic boxes or clamshells
  • Plastic bags or other non-rigid plastics.
  • Styrofoam

Glass Bottles & Jars

GlassBottles
  • Clear, brown, green and blue glass bottles and jars only.
  • Rinse clean. Lids and labels are okay

Do Not Include
  • Ceramics
  • Cookware
  • Dishes
  • Drinking glass
  • Light bulbs
  • Mirrors
  • Pyrex
  • Window glass

Metal Cans

Cans
Aluminum and steel/tin food or beverage cans. Tuck metal lids inside cans and crimp the edge shut. Flatten what you can to save space.Do Not Include
  • Car parts
  • Pans
  • Pots
  • Scrap metal

Aerosol Spray Cans

AerosolCans

Must be completely empty. Do not puncture or flatten.Cans that are not empty

Aluminum Foil & Trays

Aluminum


Rinse off food residue and crush what you can.Do Not Include

Foil with food or grease on it.

Mixed Paper

paper


  • Any clean, dry paper that tears
  • Envelope windows and staples are okay
  • Junk mail
  • Manila folders
  • Office and school paper
Do Not Include
  • Tissue or paper towels. 
  • Wax coated or laminated paper.
  • Credit cards and other plastic items from junk mail.
  • Shredded Paper

Single Layer Cardboard

Single Layer Cardboard


  • Cereal boxes
  • Cracker boxes
  • Frozen food boxes
  • Paper towel rolls
  • Tissue boxes
Do Not Include
  • Tissue or paper towels. 
  • Wax coated or laminated paper.
  • Any plastic or foil bags or lining

Corrugated Cardboard

Cardboard


  • Empty and flatten boxes completely for recycling.
  • Recycle pizza boxes with Single Stream recycling if they are completely clean and empty.

Do Not Include
  • Remove any plastic or Styrofoam packaging and discard elsewhere. 
  • No wax-coated boxes.

Drink Cartons

Cartons


Flat-topped, aseptic, and gable topped boxes.  Plastic spouts are okay. Rinse clean and flatten.Do Not Include
  • Foil drink pouches
  • Straws

Newspaper

Newspapers


Newspaper and associated inserts.Do Not Include

Remove plastic bags or rubber bands before recycling.


Magazines

Magazines


24-hour recycling drop-off sites have Magazine Racks to share magazines in good condition.Do Not Include

Plastic overwrap


Phone Books

Phonebook


Phone books and other paperback books. Clean and dry.Do Not Include

Remove from plastic bags before recycling.  No hardcover books.