Accepted Materials & Non-Accepted Materials

Please note that below is a list of common items.  Please use the above search tool to find out about a specific item.

Accepted Items                                                                                    Public Service Video

  • Food boxes, cereal boxes, box board, milk cartons
  • Junk mail
  • Brown paper
  • Cans
  • Newspapers
  • Office and school paper
  • Aluminum foil and trays
  • Plastic #1 in the form of a bottle with a screw top (This includes water, soda / beverage, condiment bottles, etc.) & Plastic #2 in the form of a bottle or jug (This includes plastic milk jugs, water, detergent, shampoo bottles, etc.)
  • Cardboard (cut large boxes down to 2’ X 2’)
  • Books, magazines, phone books, and catalogs

Non-Accepted Items

  • Materials contaminated with food waste / grease (Including Pizza boxes)
  • Plastic #1 not in bottle form with a screw top lid.  Such as a plastic tray or clamshell container.
  • Plastics #3, #4, #5, #6 & #7 or not numbered
  • Chip & candy wrappers, plastic film
  • Used paper products (tissues, toilet paper, etc.)
  • Plastic cutlery
  • Glass (all types)
  • Plastic bags, grocery bags, etc.
  • Construction and demolition material
  • Loose shredded paper
  • Metallic wrapping paper
  • Motor oil containers
  • Styrofoam
  • Trash / food waste
  • Vinyl siding
  • Wax paper, laminated paper
  • Wood

Glass Recycling

Please – No glass in the recycling container. Please contact the Solid Waste Division for information regarding other diversion practices, including Green Waste, E-Waste, and Household Hazardous Wastes.