Recycling Accepted And Not Accepted Materials

Listed below are materials accepted and not accepted in the recycling cart. Do not put your recyclables in plastic bags before placing them in the recycling cart and make sure to empty and rinse recyclables with liquids or food residue to prevent contaminating other recyclables.

Accepted Materials (only if completely clean)
ITEMS SHOULD BE LOOSE AND NEVER IN BAGS

Paper
Office-Paper

Office paper & junk mail

Cardboard

Cardboard (flattened)

Dry-Goods-Boxes

Dry goods packaging & drink boxes

Newspaper

Newspaper & magazines

 
Plastic
Water-Bottles

Water & drink bottles (with caps on)

Yogurt-Cups

Yogurt cups

Cups

Cups

Kitchen-Bath-Bottles

Kitchen & bath bottles & jugs

 
Metal
Aluminum

Aluminum drink cans

Metal-Cans

Metal food cans & lids

Aerosol-Cans

Aerosol cans (empty, no nozzles)

 
Glass
Glass-Bottles

Beverage Bottles

Glass-Jars

Food jars (lids removed)

 

Unacceptable Materials

No-Diapers

Diapers

No-Carseats

Hard plastic

No-Styrofoam-Packing

Styrofoam® packing

No-Paper-Towels

Napkins & paper towels

No-Shredded-Paper

Shredded Paper

No-Hoses

Garden hoses

No-Foil

Aluminum foil

No-Hangers

Clothes hangers

No-Toys

Toys

No-Clothes

Clothing & shoes

No-Wood

Wood & brush/yard waste

No-Medical-Waste

Needles & medical waste

No-HHW

Household Hazardous Waste

No-Pizza-Boxes

Pizza & take-out boxes