Accepted / Unaccepted Materials for Recycling

Accepted Materials for Recycling:

  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • #1 – #7 Plastic (rinsed clean)
  • Tin Cans (rinsed clean)
  • White Office Paper
  • Newspaper
  • Junk Mail / Colored Paper
  • Shredded Paper (put in separate bag and tie shut)
  • Books and Phonebooks
  • Magazines
  • Box Board – such as: cake mix boxes, cereal boxes, Kleenex boxes, etc.
  • Styrofoam – large white pieces ONLY (NO PACKING PEANUTS or Egg cartons)
  • Clear glass jars (put in Green Roll off containers ONLY – not acceptable on curbside)

Unacceptable Materials for Recycling:

  • Garbage
  • Greasy Pizza boxes
  • Greasy chicken boxes
  • Wax covered cardboard – such as milk or juice cartons
  • Wrapping Paper
  • Tissue Paper
  • Kleenex
  • Paper Towels
  • Used paper plates
  • Light bulbs or CFL’s
  • Medical Waste, including sharps
  • Keurig coffee pods
  • Suet Plastic containers
  • Stickers / Labels
  • Disposable paper cups / glasses
  • Styrofoam Cups and Food Containers
  • Dirty Plant containers
  • Black plastic bags used for garbage
  • Dryer sheets
  • Paint
  • Oil jugs
  • Batteries
  • Mirror Glass or Window Glass
  • Glass cookware
  • Liquor bottles
  • Dirty Diapers
  • Food scraps
  • Aerosol cans
  • Oil
  • Antifreeze
  • Hazardous materials

Unrinsed containers, garbage, glass, and hazardous chemicals are dangerous to the people that collect recyclables and work at the Recycling Center. Unacceptable materials sent to the Recycling Center must be landfilled, which increases costs for the recycling program.

Please DO NOT place the Unacceptable items in the green Roll off Recycling containers!