Recycling Guidelines


  • Only Acceptable items inside of cart or bin with lid closed
  • Cart or bin placed at the curb by 7:00 a.m.
  • Maintain 4 feet of space around the cart or bin
  • Do no overfill cart or bin and no bags on top of lid or on the ground 

Below is a general guide for Acceptable items to recycle:

  • Aluminum cans & foil
  • Cardboard
  • Colored paper
  • Folders
  • Greeting cards
  • Gutters, copper, & scrap
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Paper bags
  • Paperboard
  • Phone books
  • Plastics #1 - #7
  • Pots & pans
  • Steel & tin cans

ACCEPTED: Plastic recycling

Includes all CLEANED plastic bottles and jars #1 to #7: soft drink bottles, milk jugs, detergent bottles, FLATTENED cartons, etc. Check the bottom of the container. If you see the recycling symbol with a #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 in the center, it is acceptable.

ACCEPTED: Metal recycling

Includes aluminum cans, pie and baking pans, tin cans, steel food containers, EMPTY aerosol cans, and lids. Metal beverage cans, baking tins, foil, and food containers are also included in this material category.

All items must be CLEAN OF FOOD.

ACCEPTED: Cardboard recycling

Includes corrugated cardboard, shipping boxes, cereal and dry food boxes, shoe boxes, tissue boxes, moving boxes, detergent boxes, soda/beer cartons, and paper towel/toilet tissue rolls.

All boxes MUST BE FLATTENED for proper disposal.

ACCEPTED: Paper recycling

Includes newspapers, inserts, labels, magazines, catalogs, paperback books, manila folders, letterhead, notebook paper (no backings), computer paper, envelopes (with windows), coupon books, index cards, calendars, and brown paper bags.

What can't I recycle?

  • Coat hangers
  • Dishes & cups
  • Disposable plates & cups
  • Facial & toilet
  • Glass bottles & jars
  • Light bulbs
  • Milk & juice cartons (wax-board containers)
  • Mirrors
  • Paint & solvent containers
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic bags
  • Soiled pizza boxes
  • Styrofoam
  • Tissue
  • Wet/soiled paper
  • Windows