Newspapers & Phone Books
Accepted: Remove plastic strapping, rubber bands, and plastic bags.
Not Accepted: Plastic bags or rubber bands.
Accepted: Flatten boxes, remove large staples and plastic wrap. Tape and labels are okay. Must be clean, do not bundle or tie together.
Not Accepted: Boxes with glued in form or plastic packaging, boxes with heavy staples, and boxes with metal or plastic strapping.
Glass Bottle and Jars
Accepted: Clear & colored food or beverage glass. Wash clean, remove lids & recycle (if metal), labels are OK.
Not Accepted: Dishes, ceramics, light bulbs, mirrors, window panes, auto glass, other non-food or non-beverage glass.
Magazines and Catalogs
Accepted: Remove from plastic bags.
Not Accepted: Bound books, magazines wrapped in plastic bags.
Type 2 & 4 Plastic Shopping Bags
Accepted: Must be empty, clean, and dry. Must be stamped 2 or 4. This is the only type of bag we are able to recycle.
Not Accepted: Do not include any other type of bag that is not stamped with a 2 or 4.
Mail and Office Paper
Accepted: Put shredded paper in a clear plastic bag. Staples are okay. Plastic windows in envelopes are okay.
Not Accepted: Pet food bags, wrapping paper, tissue paper, tissue or napkins, paper towels, waxed paper, food-coated or wet paper.
Type 1 through 7 Plastics
Accepted: Must be stamped 1 through 7, located on or near the bottom of the plastic item. No Styrofoam! Wash clean, labels are okay. Throw away caps or lids.
Not Accepted: Bottles containing auto fluids or hazardous materials. Styrofoam or any type of foam (cups, plates, packing peanuts, packing materials, insulation). Plastic film and other non-rigid plastic (no garbage bags, zip bags, dry cleaner bags, etc.) No bulky plastics: pools, pool covers, toys, piping, sheets of plastic.
Metal Cans and Foil
Accepted: Wash clean. Labels are okay. Aerosol cans must be empty – trow away cap and nozzle.
Not Accepted: Bakeware, utensils, pots and pans. Hangers, car parts, scrap metal, fencing. propane cylinders or any other compressed gas cylinder, foil backed paper (gum wrappers, foil wrapping paper), lawn furniture, siding, window/door frames, or any construction material.