Recycling

Recycling information and locations

No Glass Recycling “AT THIS TIME”

Accepted Recyclables

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        • + #1 and #2 Plastics

          Bag and tie shut with only #1 & #2 plastics

          #1 Plastics – PET or PETE: “Polyethylene Terephthalate”

          • Clear or green, glossy, rigid containers that sink in water
          • Salad dressing bottles and other food and drink containers
          • Clear and green soda bottles
          • Cooking oil bottles, peanut butter jars
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          #2 Plastics – HDPE: “High Density Polyethylene”

          • Milky or solid colors and rigid containers
          • Milk jugs and yogurt or margarine tubs.
          • Detergent bottles, shampoo bottles, and other containers.
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        • + Aluminum & Steel Cans

          Bag and tie shut only with other cans

        • + Cartons

          Bag and tie shut with other cartons

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        • + Electronic Waste

        • + Florescent Lights

        • + Old Corrugated Cardboard

        • + Old Mixed Paper

          Bag and tie shut mixed paper together

          • Separate from other commodities

           

        • + Refrigerant Containing Appliances

        • + Scrap Metal

        • + Tires

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