Recycle Right

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
  • 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
  • Sharps and knives
  • Trash
  • Household items, dishes, mirrors, and holiday decorations
  • Food
  • Yard waste
  • Automotive glass
  • Demolition debris
  • Plastic bags, film plastic, bubble wrap, or plastic wrap (take these items back to retail stores)
  • Tanglers (wire, hoses, cords)
  • Any kind of Styrofoam
  • Napkins, straws and to-go lids
  • Greasy containers
  • Diapers and tissues
  • Propane tanks*
  • Electronics, lightbulbs, and batteries*
  • Tires*
  • Hazardous waste*

*These items can be taken to Pollution Solution

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