Recyclable Materials

Acceptable Materials

The following materials may be put in the container:
  • Aluminum Pie Pans (must be clean)
  • Aluminum, Steel, and Tin Cans
  • Box board (example: cereal, cracker and shoe boxes)
  • Corrugated Cardboard - flattened (example: packing boxes)
  • Glass bottles and jars, clear, green and amber (no broken glass)
  • Junk Mail
  • Magazines, Catalogs
  • Newspapers and Inserts
  • Office Paper, School Paper, File Folders
  • Paper Bags
  • Phone Books
  • Plastic Bags
  • Plastics No. 1 - No. 7 (example: milk jugs, soft drink and water bottles)

Unacceptable Materials

The following materials may not be put in the container:
  • Batteries of any kind
  • Bubble Wrap
  • Diapers
  • Food soiled paper products (such as pizza boxes)
  • Hardback Books
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Kitchen Waste
  • Oil, Paint, Chemicals*
  • Plastic takeout containers and utensils
  • Styrofoam
  • Tires
  • Waxed Cartons (example: orange juice and chicken broth cartons
  • Yard Waste