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Recyclable Material Guidelines

All material must be clean & dry to be picked up. Do not put material in plastic bags.
All items may be mixed together in the recycling bin except glass which must be separate.

Acceptable Recyclable Material

Cardboard (clean and flattened – not mixed with trash)
Paper such as

  • newspaper
  • junk mail
  • magazines
  • mixed office paper
  • computer paper
  • paperback books
  • phone books
  • recyclable wrapping paper

Kraft Paper Bags
Empty Aerosol Cans
Metal cans (labels can still be on)
Loose Aluminum Foil

Plastic # 1 thru # 5 and # 7 (Look for the recycling arrows and number on the container) – NO LIDS

Lids must be removed and lids under four inch diameter thrown in the trash

Clear Container Glass (Separated, with lids removed, and next to recycling bin)

The Following Material is NOT Recyclable

Styrofoam of any kind (# 6 Plastic) or Unmarked Plastic (No recycling arrows or number)

Any dirty or contaminated recyclable material
Wax or plastic coated cardboard such as milk or juice cartons or butter boxes
The following paper products

  • Wax paper
  • Carbon paper
  • Photos
  • Tissues
  • Napkins
  • Paper towels
  • Paper plates
  • Non-recyclable wrapping paper

Hard Cover Book Covers
Crayon Drawings
Smoking Materials
Any Plastic Bags
Ovenware, Dishes, Cups, Clay Pots, Crystal, Window Glass, Plate Glass, Light Bulbs, Medicine Bottles, Container Lids under four inches, Foil Lines Fiber Cans, Stretch Wrap, Plastic Packaging Wrap, Wrapping Paper, Film, Green & Brown Glass, Oil Containers (Cooking & Motor & Hydraulic), Anti-Freeze Containers, Needles, Syringes, Bullets, Shotgun Shells, Other Hazardous Material

Download a copy for your home or business use

Recyclable Material Preparation Guidelines 2012