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Updated Recycling Information for Residential Service Communities





rent a dumpster Printable Recycling List - Updated (474.173k)

Expanded Paper Recycling
  • Cardboard (empty)
  • Catalogs, magazines & phone books
  • Cereal & cracker boxes (empty)
  • Computer & office paper
  • Envelopes & junk mail
  • Holiday gift wrapping paper (no foils)
  • Newspapers
  • Paper egg cartons
  • Paper grocery bags
  • Paper milk and juice cartons or boxes (Carton recycling FAQ or Click here for the Carton Council website)
  • Pizza boxes (no food or grease)
  • Shredded paper (place in a clear or transparent plastic bag and tie shut;  a full bag should be smaller than a basketball)
  
Expanded Plastic Recycling
  • All plastic bottles (no motor oils or gasoline)
  • Plastic containers/cups #1-7, including #1 deli
  • Plastic bags (grocery, newspaper, dry cleaning, etc. - no black or brown bags) - place clean, dry bags into a clear or transparent bag and tie shut;  a full bag should be smaller than a basketball
  
Recyclable Metal & Glass
  • Aerosol cans (empty)
  • Aluminum cans & aluminum pie plates
  • Glass bottles & jars (clear, blue, brown or green translucent glass)
  • Metal pots & pans
  • Small metal appliances (toasters, blenders, etc.) - nothing larger than a basketball
  • Small metal plumbing fixtures & pipes (faucets, valves, pipes 2"-12" long)
  • Tin & steel cans
  
Non-Recyclable Items:
  • Brake rotors/drums
  • Deli containers - except #1 plastic
  • Frozen food or microwave dinner plates
  • Glassware & ceramics
  • Metal items heavier than 10 pounds
  • Mirrors and windows
  • Motor oil & gasoline containers
  • Plastic film, wrap & Styrofoam
  • Misc.:  Carpet, clothing, diapers, fishing line, food, hoses, ropes & shoes
  
Recycling Tips
  • Should you choose to bag recyclables you place into the cart, please use clear or transparent bags and leave open - do not tie or seal.  Clear bags can be purchased at most grocery and hardware stores.
  • Do not flatten or crush plastic or metal items.  Do not place smaller items inside larger containers.  All items should be loose and empty.  Remove all food waste, plastic, Styrofoam and packing peanuts.
  • Flatten cardboard boxes and cereal boxes to make room in the recycling cart.  Additional recyclables that don't fit in the cart may be put in clear plastic bags and placed next to your recycling bags.  Do not tie or bundle:  nothing larger than 4 ft. x 4 ft.
  • Your recycling cart will not be picked up if it contains trash, yard waste or prohibited items.




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