* denotes schedule changes during holiday weeks
Please have items out for collection by 6:00 am.
ITEMS BANNED FROM LANDFILLS:
Appliances - Tires - Used motor oil - Lead acid batteries
Wet paint - Yard waste - Electronics (TV's, computer components,
fax machines, DVD players, VCR's and DVR's)
PLASTICS Household container plastics #1 through #7 are recyclable. Plastic bags(grocery,
newspaper, etc.-no black or brown bags) that are clean and dry should be placed
inside a clear or transparent bag and tied shut; full bag should be no larger than a
basketball. Plastic items that are not recyclable include: Formed styrofoam, packing
peanuts and oil bottles.
METALS Tin and aluminum food, beverage and aerosol cans can be recycled. They should be
empty and the plastic tops removed. Cardboard sided juice cans and paints cans are not
recyclable. Small items of scrap metal may also be recycled (pots, pans, toasters, etc),
nothing smaller than 2 inches or larger than a basketball and weighing more than 10 lbs.
GLASS Green, brown, blue and clear bottles and jars only. Windows, mirrors, glassware,
ceramics and light bulbs are not recyclable.
PAPER Newspaper, magazines, office paper, phone books, paper milk and and juice cartons
and junk mail should be placed loose in the recycling bin. Tissue or paper towels, food
and candy wrappers are not recyclable. Gift wrapping paper (non-foil type) is also
CARDBOARD All cardboard boxes including paperboard (cereal boxes, etc) are recyclable. Wax and
plastic coated cardboard are not recyclable. Please flatten boxes; pieces should be no
larger than 3 feet by 3 feet.
Drivers look for the bins to determine if a stop is needed.
Please rinse containers.
Preparing recyclables correctly is important for the Recycling Centers
automated single-stream sorting process. Proper preparation ensures that recyclables will not
be landfilled, helping keep your communities' cost down.