Recyclable Materials

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

Green Check Newspaper, junk mail, magazines, office paper, and telephone books 
  • Shredded paper must be placed in a paper bag.
  • Remove plastic
Red NoDo not include photographs, construction paper, paper towels, materials contaminated with food, oil, etc.  

Paperboard & Cardboard
Green CheckBoxes, paper towel and toilet paper rolls, egg cartons (clean)
  • Remove plastic parts and flatten boxes.

Red NoDo not include wax or plastic coated items, such as paper ice cream, milk and juice containers, coffee cups, frozen food packages.
 Unrecyclable PaperboardUnrecyclable Cartons

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

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