Recycling Guide


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What to Recycle


Examples: Cereal and tissue boxes,paper towel rolls and soda carriers.
Preparation: Simply flatten and place in recycle bin or toter.

Gable-top Containers

Examples: Juice cartons with tear-open tops.
Preparation: Thoroughly rinse and flatten.

Corrugated Cardboard

Examples: Cardboard with wavy middle layer ONLY.
Preparation: Flatten all boxes. Remove excess tape and labeling.Cut to maximum of 3 ft. x 3 ft. by 18 inches high.Tie in bundles.


Examples: Any color food or beverage bottles and jars.
Preparation: Clean to remove food residue and odors. Remove and discard lids or caps.No broken glass.

Metal/Aluminum Cans and Foil

Examples: Any metal food can or aluminum foil.
Preparation: Clean to remove food residue and odors.

Office Paper and Junk Mail

Examples: Advertising flyers, colored or white paper, envelopes shredded paper, and computer paper.
Preparation: Place in brown bag or loose in the recycle bin or toter.

Newspapers and Magazines

Examples: Any newspaper, inserts, magazine and catalogs.
Preparation: Fold neatly and place in brown paper bag or place loose in recycle bin or toter. Do not place in plastic bags.


Examples: Containers with recycling code #1-#7 on the bottom with three recycling arrows.
Preparation: Remove and discard lids and tops. Clean to remove residue and odors. Do not place items in large garbage bags.

Plastic bags and other plastic wraps can be recycled at your GROCERY STORE, NOT in RECYCLE BIN.

Bring bags with #2, #4 and many other plastic bags and wraps at a grocery store that recycles bags and plastic wraps.

What NOT to Recycle

  • Styrofoam (even with a # and recycling symbol)
  • Window or broken glass
  • Light bulbs
  • Aerosol cans
  • Scrap metal
  • Ceramics
  • China
  • Pyrex
  • Any hazardous material and/or containers.
  • Rigid plastic (ex. items that are stackable and crackable)
  • Motor oil containers