Guide to Recyclables

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  1. Accepted Items
  2. Unaccepted Items

Accepted



  • Plastic bottles and jugs (all containers numbered 1-7)
  • Aluminum cans
  • Cardboard (flatten boxes and remove all non-paper packaging such as Styrofoam; no pizza boxes with heavy grease or cheese residue)
  • Mixed paper (magazines, bulk mail, phone books, newspapers, etc.)
  • Paperboard 
  • Steel cans
  • Books
  • Vehicle tires (two per person; no rims or debris; no heavy equipment tires)

Note: Scrap metals, appliances and tires are accepted for recycling at the curb, but should be placed outside of your blue container.

Recyclable Items Collected Curbside

Type of Item
Examples & Directions
Mixed Paper
Magazines, bulk mail, phone books, newspapers, chipboard (cereal boxes, cracker boxes), etc.
Cardboard Flatten boxes and remove all non-paper packaging such as Styrofoam. No pizza boxes with heavy grease or cheese residue accepted.
Paperboard No heavy wax covered paper accepted (e.g., orange juice and ice cream containers).
Aluminum
Cans, foil and pie pans are accepted if free of food residue.
Steel Steel cans and scrap metal are accepted. Place scrap metal outside of your recycling bin for pickup.
Plastic Containers numbered 1-7 (bottles and jugs or anything with a neck).