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Container Recycling

Plastic Containers

  • All hard, rigid plastics except Styrofoam. Acceptable plastics include:
    • Water, juice and soda bottles; if you
      have a bottle cap make sure it is on
      the bottle.
    • Plastic tubs and take-out
      containers
    • Plastic lids, straws and utensils
      ONLY when bundled together in a
      plastic or glass container.
    • Plastic jugs and jars

Metal Containers

  • Aluminum, steel and tin cans

Glass Containers (clear and colored)

  • Glass bottles and jars
  • NO light bulbs
  • NO mirrors or window glass

Items That Cannot Be Recycled in Plastic/Glass Container Bins: 

  • Styrofoam
  • Plastic bags of any kind (i.e. cereal bags, Ziploc bags, chip bags, trash bags, etc.)
  • Aluminum foil
  • Foil container tops (i.e. foil piece covering yogurt containers)
  • Paper coffee/tea cups
  • Paper milk and juice cartons
  • Paper plates or napkins
  • Food
  • Wet/oily paper
  • Bubble wrap
  • Candy and granola bar wrappers
  • Air cushions
  • Shower curtains
  • Pie tins
  • Small plastics (i.e. straws and utensils) when NOT bundled together.

Note: Please rinse food waste from all containers before recycling