Recyclable Materials

Green Check

Plastics


Plastics with number one through seven markings shown below can be placed in the recycling cart.
  • Please be sure that containers are emptied and rinsed.
Plastics
Red Circle
Do not include plastic bags and plastics that are not marked with a recycling symbol. These include some packaging containers for prepared foods, eating utensils, shopping bags, styrofoam packaging, lids and caps, and ice cube trays.  
Plastic Bags
Unrecyclable Plastic
Styrofoam
Green Check

Paper, Paperboard & Cardboard


Newspaper, junk mail, magazines, office paper, telephone books, boxes, paper towel and toilet paper rolls, egg cartons (clean). Paperboard containers with wax or plastic coatings (e.g. milk, juice and ice cream containers, and frozen food packages) are recyclable.
  • Remove plastic and plastic parts
  • Flatten boxes
Paper examples
Red Circle
Do not include shredded paper, hardbound books, photographs, construction paper, paper towels, materials contaminated with food, oil, etc. 
Green Check

Metals


Aluminum and tin / steel cans, aerosol spray cans, metal cap and lids, wire, and coat hangers 
  • Empty all metal cans and containers.
Metal
Red Circle

Other Materials That Should Not Be Placed in the Recycling Cart


  • Appliances
  • Batteries
  • Electronic waste
  • Glass
  • Green waste
  • Liquids of any kind