Reduce, reuse and recycle are important reminders in today's world. Recycling provides an opportunity to reduce the amount of waste going to our landfills, save energy and conserve natural resources. Never, never put anything into a storm drain, no exceptions.
Upon Request, each household is provided one blue recycle bin.
The following is accepted:
Mixed Paper: Newspapers, magazines, catalogs, phone books, office paper, school paper, junk mail, envelopes, and paperback books.
Cardboard, Paperboard and Paper Bags: Breakdown boxes for disposal. Please make sure they are not contaminated by food, liquid or waste.
Aluminum, Steel and Tin: Aluminum cans, foil, food trays, steel and tin cans. Please make sure they are not contaminated by food, liquid or waste.
Plastics #1 - #5 and #7: Within each chasing arrows triangle, there is a number which ranges from one to seven. The purpose of the number is to identify the type of plastic used for the product, and not all plastics are recyclable or even reusable. (#6 is not accepted. This is styrofoam.) Please make sure they are not contaminated by food, liquid or waste.
Glass Bottles and Jars: Glass bottles and jars (all colors) can be recycled in your blue recycle cart. All other types of glass, including broken glass, drinking glasses, ceramics, etc. should be put in your garbage cart. Please make sure they are not contaminated by food, liquid or waste.
Cartons: Milk, juice, broth, soup and other food and beverage cartons. Please make sure they are not contaminated by food, liquid or waste.
Unacceptable items include plastic grocery bags, styrofoam, plastic wrap, aerosol cans of any type or scrap metal.
Holiday Recycling Tips - Here are tips to become better recyclers during the holiday season! Americans generate 25% more waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Remarkably, about 80% of what is thrown away during the holidays could actually be recycled or repurposed.