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How to Recycle
Recycling Tips
The following on tips for how to recycle:
  • Labels do not need to be removed from bottles or containers.
  • Remove and dispose of lids from metal, plastic bottles, jars and cans.
  • Food containers should be clean (rinsed) for your sanitation.
  • Keep newspaper dry and separate it from other types of paper.
  • You may separately bag or box mixed paper and cardboard.
  • Flatten boxes and corrugated cardboard to less than two feet
  • Pizza boxes, glass, light bulbs, drinking glasses, dishes and mirrors are not recyclable.

What to Recycle
  • Newspapers (with ads and inserts)
  • Mixed paper (keep these separate from newspaper):
    • Catalogs and phone books
    • Corrugated cardboard (flattened to less than two square feet)
    • Magazines
    • Paperboard boxes (like cereal boxes)
    • Shoe boxes and other similar paper
    • Unwanted mail and envelopes

  • Not Accepted
Metal (Aluminum & Tin / Steel)
  • Aerosol spray cans
  • Aluminum foil and trays
  • Beverage cans
  • Food containers
  • Metal soft drink cans

Plastic (Bottles / Containers)
  • Detergent containers
  • Food containers marked with a #1 or #2 recycling symbol
  • Soap, shampoo or soft drink bottles