Recycling

HERE'S HOW TO DO IT RIGHT!

Keep recyclables LOOSE (not bagged), DRY and CLEAN (wiped out or rinsed)

WHEN IN DOUBT THROW IT OUT!

  • Plastic bottles and containers with numbers 1 & 2 only (labeled on  the bottom or side in the recycling triangle)
  • Paper, junk mail, paper bags, books, magazines and newspaper
  • Paper coffee cups, milk and juice cartons
  • Cardboard, paperboard, and tubes (broken down and flattened)
  • All colors of glass bottles and jars
  • Aluminum, tin or steel food and beverage containers
  • Shredded paper (See Events)
  • Furniture
  • Clothing
  • Toys
  • Knives and sharps (Learn more here Safe Sharp Disposal)
  • Trash
  • Household items, dishes, mirrors, and holiday decorations
  • Food
  • Yard waste
  • Automotive glass
  • Demolition and construction debris
  • Plastic bags, film plastic, bubble wrap, or plastic wrap (Learn more here Plastic Film Recycling)
  • Tanglers (wire, hoses, cords)
  • Any kind of styrofoam
  • Napkins, straws and to-go lids
  • Greasy containers
  • Diapers and tissues
  • Propane tanks*
  • Electronics, fluorescent lightbulbs, and batteries*
  • Tires*
  • Hazardous waste*

*These items can be taken to Pollution Solution

We are happy to do presentations to school and community groups, clubs, organizations, or churches about topics which impact the environment of our county, including the proper way to recycle, how to reduce your waste, composting, green cleaning and many other topics.

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