What to Recycle or Not

What not to Recycle

  • Egg cartons
  • Pizza boxes
  • Waxed containers such as milk or juice containers

Any container that is biodegradable goes into household trash.

What to Recycle

  • Glass
    • Clear, green, brown bottles and jars; such as mason jars, glass juice bottles, spaghetti sauce jars, mason jars, glass and mirrors (frames must be removed) etc.
    • Rinse them clean, remove lids, collars, neck rings, corks, etc.; labels may be left on.
    • LED and Fluorescent light bulbs should be placed in a barrel for this purpose at the landfill.
    • Do not include - other glass items, such as any dishes, plates, cups, Pyrex, ceramics, light bulbs.
  • Metal
    • Aluminum / tin / steel cans and lids.
    • Non-deposit and deposit beverage cans.
    • Aluminum foil or pie plates.
    • Rinse cans, and flatten if possible (not absolutely necessary); labels may be left on.
    • No paint or aerosol cans, these may be put in the metal bin if empty.
    • No cans containing hazardous waste, these must be brought to Hazardous Waste Day scheduled on Saturdays 6 times per year. Please see the link above for further information, including the currently scheduled dates.
    • No other metal items.
  • Paper
    • Newspaper with inserts / paper bags.
    • Magazines, catalogs, phone books.
    • All cardboard.
    • Paper must be clean and dry. Place newspaper, mixed paper and corrugated cardboard in separate bins. Keep paper materials separate. Flatten cardboard boxes.
    • No soiled paper or cardboard such as pizza boxes.
    • No waxed paper or waxed cardboard.
  • Plastics
    • All plastic bottles, jars, tubes, containers labeled 1 to 7.
    • Rinse clean, remove lids and neck rings, may flatten or crush.
    • No plastic bags.
    • No motor oil / chemical containers.
    • No plastic other than those listed.
  • Yard Waste
    • Grass, leaves and easily raked materials. This is deposited at the rear of the site in the landscape waste pile.
    • Branches and stumps - bring loose and deposit in designated area.
    • All branches must be 4 feet long or less.
    • No plastic bags.
    • No flower pots.
    • No non-garden wastes.