|Items to be Recycled
||Food and beverage containers; clear, green and brown bottles and jars.
||All other glass including window glass, light bulbs, mirrors, Pyrex, ceramic, porcelain, drinking glasses.
||Remove and discard lids and caps; labels OK; rinse and place in barrel.
||Aluminum and tin food and beverage cans; aluminum foil and pie plates. Aluminum and steel aerosol cans containing non-hazardous materials and #10 cans such as coffee containers.
||All other metal containers including aerosol containing hazardous materials or paint cans, cleaning fluid and poison containers, scrap metal.
||Rinse empty containers and place in barrel; can lids OK in can; labels OK.
- #1: PETE
- #2: HDPE
- #3: PVC
- #4: LDPE
- #5: PP
- #6: PS
- #7: OTHER
|Containers with other numbers or no numbers; black plastics, plastic bags, motor oil and anti-freeze containers; even if marked with a 1 through 7.
||Make sure container has a 1 through 7 on the bottom; remove and discard cap or lid; labels OK; rinse and place in barrel.
|Newspaper, Catalogs, Magazines, Junk Mail & Shredded Paper
||Clean, dry newspaper (and inserts), magazines and catalogs, junk mail, computer paper, stationery, bills, shredded paper, envelopes with windows, greeting cards and soft cover books.
||All other paper including soiled paper, non-paper bags such as plastic or Tyvek, overnight delivery envelopes, bubble wrap, hardcover books, greeting cards, gift wrap and product samples.
||Place in barrel.
||Clean cardboard with a wavy middle layer of brown paper; pizza boxes.
||Wax coated cardboard.
||Flatten boxes, remove packing material and place in barrel.
||Cereal, cracker, shoe boxes and shirt boxes, beverage cartons and six-pack cartons.
||Boxboard with wax, plastic or foiled coating and boxboard that has been contaminated by food.
||Flatten boxes, remove plastic cereal bag and place in barrel.
|Milk Cartons & Juice Boxes
||Residential aseptic packages including the gable shaped paper containers (milk-type containers) and the small, single serving juice boxes.
||The cartons and juice boxes must be empty, with straws and caps removed, and the larger gable shaped cartons must be rinsed clean.