Accepted Recycling Items

Mix together all of the following materials in your recycling cart. (All of the sorting is done by Waste Management at its material recovery facility.)

Do not place plastic bags or garbage in your recycling cart.

Paper

  • Mail, office and school papers
  • Magazines and catalogs
  • newspapers and inserts
  • Phone books

Boxes

  • Cardboard (2 feet x 2 feet or smaller)
  • Cereal and cracker boxes
  • Shoe boxes, gift boxes and electronics boxes
  • Toothpaste, medication and other toiletry boxes
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Plastic

Bottles & Jugs

(caps should be left on)

  • Water, soda and juice bottles
  • Milk and juice jugs
  • Ketchup and salad dressing bottles
  • Dishwashing liquid bottles and detergent jugs
  • Shampoo, soap and lotion bottles

Cups & Containers

  • Yogurt, pudding and fruit cups
  • Margarine, cottage cheese, and other containers
  • Produce, deli and take out containers

Packaging

  • Clear packaging from toys and electronics
  • No film plastic (i.e. bags) or Styrofoam

Recycling number 1 through 7 must be visible on the packaging.

  1. 1
  2. 2

Metal

  • Food and beverage cans

Cartons

  • Milk cartons
  • Juice boxes
  • Soup, broth and wine cartons

Glass

  • Food and beverage bottles and jars