Accepted Materials & Non-Accepted Materials

Accepted Items                                                                                    Public Service Video

  • Food boxes, cereal boxes, box board, milk cartons
  • Junk mail
  • Brown paper
  • Cans
  • Newspapers
  • Office and school paper
  • Aluminum foil and trays
  • plastics #1 through #7 (This includes plastic milk jugs)
  • Cardboard (cut large boxes down to 3' X 3')
  • Books, magazines, phone books, and catalogs

Non-Accepted Items

  • materials contaminated with food waste / grease (Including Pizza boxes)
  • chip & candy wrappers, plastic film
  • used paper products (tissues, toilet paper, etc.)
  • plastic cutlery
  • glass (all types)
  • Plastic bags, grocery bags, etc.
  • Construction and demolition material
  • loose shredded paper
  • metallic wrapping paper
  • motor oil containers
  • Styrofoam
  • Trash / food waste
  • vinyl siding
  • wax paper, laminated paper
  • wood

Glass Recycling

Please – No glass in the recycling container. Please contact the Solid Waste Division for information regarding other diversion practices, including Green Waste, E-Waste, and Household Hazardous Wastes. 

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