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Acceptable Materials

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Beverage Containers                                              

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  • Aluminum pop and beer cans
  • Plastic pop/water bottles
  • Milk jugs/cartons
  • Juice boxes and all Tetra-pak containers   
  • Wine, spirit, and beer bottles

 

Paper and Cardboard

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  • Flattened corrugated cardboard and paperboard (i.e. empty cereal boxes, empty detergent boxes, empty tissue boxes)
  • Newspapers, flyers, inserts, junk mail
  • Magazines, catalogues, paperback books, hardcover books with covers and spine removed
  • Telephone books
  • Letter quality paper
  • Brown paper bags, tissue roll cores, gift and packing paper, paper egg cartons
  • Envelopes with or without windows
  • Copier paper, computer printouts, NCR (no carbon required) paper
  • Shredded paper (place place in a clear plastic bag and tie shut)

Sorry, we do not accept the following:

  • Waxed, plasticized or food contaminated paper, cardboard, cups or paper plates
  • Soiled tissues, napkins and paper towels
  • Confetti paper
  • Styrofoam or other foam packing materials
  • Household garbage, organics, hazardous or regulated waste
  • Items other than those listed in the “Paper” section

 

Household Plastics

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  • All household plastics with any #1 – #7 symbol.  Container MUST have a numbered symbol in order to be recycled. 
  • Some examples include: pop/water bottles, shampoo bottles, liquid detergent jugs, milk jugs, condiment bottles, yogurt and margarine containers, spray bottles, etc.
  • Plastic bags: grocery, retail, dry cleaning, bread bags, etc.  Please place all bags inside a single plastic bag and tie shut before putting it in your bin.

Sorry, we do not accept the following:                           

  • Plastic toys 
  • Tupperware
  • Plastic pipe
  • Outdoor lawn furniture
  • Styrofoam
  • Hazardous waste containers (ie: motor oil containers)
  • Disposable diapers
  • Medical waste (ie: syringes, biohazardarous material)

 

Household Tin and Aluminum

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  • Aluminum cans, trays, pie plates, and foil
  • Household tin cans (food, beverage, soup, etc.)

Sorry, we do not accept the following: 

  • Wire hangers, scrap metals, banding, propane and helium tanks, gas cans, auto parts, batteries, hazardous chemical containers

 

Household Glass

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  • Wine, spirit, and beer bottles
  • Food jars

Sorry, we do not accept the following:

  • Pyrex or dishware glass, windows, mirrors, ceramics, porcelain