Recyclable Materials

Plastics
Green CheckPlastics with number one through seven markings shown below can be placed in the recycling cart. 
  • Please be sure that containers are emptied and rinsed.
Acceptable Plastics 

Red NoDo not include plastic bags and plastics that are not marked with a recycling symbol.  These include some packaging containers for prepared foods, eating utensils, shopping bags, styrofoam packaging, lids and caps, and ice cube trays.  Unmarked Plastic ContainerPlastic BagsStyrofoam and Packaging

Paper, Paperboard & Cardboard
Green Check Newspaper, junk mail, magazines, office paper, telephone books, boxes, paper towel and toilet paper rolls, egg cartons (clean). Paperboard containers with wax or plastic coatings (e.g. milk, juice and ice cream containers, and frozen food packages) are recyclable.  
  • Remove plastic and plastic parts
  • Flatten boxes
 Paper Recyclables
Red NoDo not include shredded paper, hardbound books, photographs, construction paper, paper towels, materials contaminated with food, oil, etc.  

Metals
Green CheckAluminum and tin / steel cans, aerosol spray cans, metal cap and lids, wire, and coat hangers  
  • Empty all metal cans and containers.
 Metal


Other Materials That Should Not Be Placed in the Recycling Cart
 Red No  
  • Appliances
  • Batteries
  • Electronic waste
  • Glass
  • Green waste
  • Liquids of any kind