What are acceptable recyclable items?

The 2020 Recycling Calendar and recyclable items list is available online.

With Single-stream recycling, you no longer need to separate your recyclables. The following are acceptable recyclable items:

  • Aluminum cans, foil and trays. Steel and tin cans. Please rinse all containers. Labels are okay.
  • Paper products such as: 
    • Catalogs
    • Cereal boxes
    • Flattened cardboard
    • Junk mail
    • Magazines
    • Newspaper
    • Office paper
    • Paper grocery bags
    • Phonebooks
    • Other paper cartons
  • Plastic household containers. Please rinse and remove caps. Labels are okay. No containers that contained motor oil or other hazardous waste.

Do not put the following in your recycling cart:

  • Batteries
  • Electronics
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Glass
  • Hazardous waste
  • Medical waste
  • Plastic bags
  • Styrofoam

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