|Acceptable Materials||How to prepare:|
|Cans - Aluminum, tin or steel cans||Empty and rinse|
|Cartons – Milk, juice and soup containers||Empty, rinse and keep caps on|
|Cardboard – Boxes, paperboard and tubes||Flatten boxes. Schedule bulk pickup if needed.|
|Glass - Bottles and jars of all colors||Empty and rinse. Food containers only. No ceramic, mirrors, plates/cups or pyrex.|
|Paper – Office paper, phone books, mail, newspaper, paper bags and magazines||Clean paper only. No pizza boxes, paper towels or food stained materials.|
|Plastic Containers #1-5 – Bottles, tubs and jars||Empty, rinse and keep caps on. Rigid containers only. No plastic bags or film.|
|Unacceptable Materials (Contaminants)||Alternative disposal options:|
|Plastic bags, films and case wrap||Any clean, dry and stretchy film other than
frozen food bags can be recycled at
grocery stores. Examples: newspaper
sleeves, bread bags, bubble wrap, shrink
wrap and more.
|Clothing, linens and home goods||Donate clean, usable items to charitable
organizations here. Recycle overly worn
items through free curbside service
provided by Simple Recycling.
|Yard trimmings||Check curbside collection guidelines here.|
|Pizza boxes||Tear off the clean top for recycling. Throw
greasy part in trash.
|Chip bags, candy wrappers and food
|Flexible packaging must be thrown away.
Only recycle rigid containers marked 1-5.
|Chemicals, paints and hazardous waste||Check the Recycle More Guide for options.|
|Electronics and batteries||Check the Recycle More Guide for options.|
|Styrofoam||Check the Recycle More Guide for options.|