Accepted Recycling Materials

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  • Newspapers
  • Cardboard
  • Magazines
  • Catalogs
  • Telephone books/soft covered books
  • Brown paper bags
  • Paper/paperboard (i.e. cereal boxes & shoe boxes)
  • Mail/envelopes (windows accepted)
  • Office paper
  • All other office paper without wax liner
  • Direct mail items
  • Manila folders
  • Pizza boxes
  • Colored poster paper
  • Post-it notes
  • Aluminum food & beverage containers
  • Aluminum pie plates, trays, foils
  • Glass jars, bottles, and food & beverage containers - any color (brown, clear, green etc.)
  • Metal cans (tin, steel, aluminum)
  • PET plastic containers with the symbol #1
  • HDPE natural plastic containers with the symbol #2 (soda, juice & water bottles)
  • HDPE pigmented plastic containers with the symbol #2 (detergent, shampoo, bleach bottles etc.)
  • Plastics (containers/bottles) with symbols #3, 4, 5, 6 & 7
  • Aseptic and gable top containers - milk & juice cartons

All fiber must be dry and free of food debris and other contaminating material.  Tissues, paper towel or other paper that has been in contact with food are not acceptable.  All glass containers must be empty and free of metal caps and rings and contain less than 5% food debris. All tin cans, bi-metal cans and aluminum cans must be empty and contain less than 5% food debris.  All aerosol cans must be empty with less than 5% content.  All plastic containers must be empty, caps removed and have less than 5% food debris.

  • Accepted Recycling Materials