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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.