What Goes In - Recycle Cart
These items can be tossed loose into the blue recycle cart. Please do not bag items before placing them into the cart (Bags get caught in sorting machines).
Aluminum and Steel Cans
A light rinse may be all it takes to remove food. Otherwise, thoroughly rinse to remove heavy residue. No need to remove labels.
Including foil trays. Rinse, if foil is covered with food residue.
Empty cereal, cracker, cookie and shoe boxes.
Flatten cardboard boxes and cut up any boxes larger than three feet in any direction. Do not include plastic or wax-coated cardboard or pizza boxes.
Paper, including envelopes, without foil or glitter.
Including all colors of scrap paper and envelopes (windows & labels okay) and post cards.
Including catalogs and telephone books.
Including copier and printer paper, fax paper, construction paper, stationery, file folders, note paper, computer paper, brochures, coupons, Post-it notes, shredded paper.
Including ads and other paper inserts. Do not include rubber bands or plastic bags.
Paper Egg Cartons
Paper only. Place foam egg cartons in orange bag or in trash cart.
Plastic beverage and detergent bottles
Including soft drink, juice, laundry and dishwasher detergent bottles made with hard, rigid (not crinkly or flexible) plastic. Lightweight crinkly or flexible plastic water bottles must go into your trash cart.
Including tissue paper, craft paper and paper without shiny or glitter coating. Foil and glitter coated wrapping paper must be thrown in the trash.