Confused About What To Recycle?

Well, we’re here to help! It’s completely understandable to be confused about what you can or cannot recycle, so we’ll give you a few tips on what to place in side that blue cart.

Mixed Paper and Cardboard

What to do: Flatten or cut boxes to fit loosely inside cart. Place shredded paper in clear plastic or paper bag.

YES: White and colored paper, office paper and junk mail, newspaper, magazines and catalogs, cereal and shoe boxes, corrugated cardboard

NO: Napkins, towels, tissues, food-contaminated paper, pizza boxes, photographs or blueprint paper, waxed cardboard or paper

Milk Cartons and Juice/Rice/Soy Boxes 

What to do: Remove straws and tops. Empty before recycling

YES: Milk cartons, drink boxes

NO: Plastic-lined cartons, straws or pop tops

Glass Bottles & Jars

What to do: Remove caps and tops. Empty before recycling.

YES: Clear and colored glass, food and beverage jars

NO: Window or mirror glass, ceramic, dishes or stemware

Plastic Containers

What to do: Wash and squash, remove caps. Empty before recycling

YES: Plastic containers, milk and water jugs, soda and juice bottles, yogurt and deli tubs

NO: Plastic caps, styrofoam

Metal Cans

What to do: Wash and squash, leave labels on. Empty before recycling

YES: Aluminum cans, steel and and tin cans, bimetal cans, emptpy paint/aerosol cans

NO: Plastic caps, styrofoam 

Hope these tips help! Please remember to recycle responsibly!


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