Recyclable Items


Empty and rinse all containers before recycling; lids may be left on:

  • Metal cans, trays and foil (trays and foil must be cleaned)
  • Glass bottles and jars regardless of color
  • Milk, juice and water jugs
  • #1 - #5 and #7 plastic containers including detergent and fabric softener containers, margarine tubs, frozen dessert cups, yogurt cups, ketchup and syrup bottles
  • Soda, water and flavored beverage bottles and cans
  • Plastic buckets, such as kitty litter containers (five-gallon size maximum)
  • PVC narrow neck containers such as health and beauty aid products and household cleaners
  • Plastic Straws type #5

Mixed Paper Products

  • Newspapers and inserts, books (remove hard covers from hardcover books), phone books
  • Computer paper / school paper
  • Junk mail / envelopes, magazines
  • Paperboard (cereal boxes, food boxes, frozen food boxes, beverage boxes, tissue boxes, etc.)
  • Paper egg cartons
  • Shredded paper should be placed in a clear plastic bag (this is the only time a plastic bag should be included in your recycle bin)

Corrugated Cardboard

Heavy-weight box material is accepted. Please flatten boxes.

Not Acceptable

View unacceptable items for recycling.

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