Recycling

Recycling pick-up is every other Thursday. See the community calendar for specific dates. You may place all your clean and dry plastics, glass and metals loose into the same recycling container.

Plastic

  • Any plastic bottle or food container marked with this symbol and the number 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 7
  • Remove caps, covers and o-rings and discard in regular garbage
  • Wash thoroughly
  • Flatten milk jugs and other large plastic containers (step on)
  • Labels do not have to be removed
  • Acceptable Plastic: Examples - milk, laundry and dish detergent, soft drinks, peanut butter, ketchup, shampoo, cooking oil and other containers with recyclable symbol
  • Antifreeze Containers must be rinsed clean and CAPS REMOVED
  • Motor Oil Containers Only. (Replace cap tightly)
  • Non-Acceptable Plastic: Examples - Styrofoam cups, dishes, meat trays
  • NO PLASTIC BAGS
  • Overflow hint: Thread string through all handles then tie

Glass

  • Clear, Green, Brown or Blue glass that has contained food or beverage items is acceptable
  • Remove caps, cover and o-rings and discard in regular garbage. Wash thoroughly. DO NOT BREAK
  • Labels do not have to be removed
  • Non-Acceptable Glass: Examples - dishes and drinking glasses, light bulbs, window glass, flower vases, casserole dishes

Metal

  • Aluminum: Pop cans, pie tins, aluminum trays and foil. Wash and rinse
  • Tin Cans: Must be crimped or flattened. Rinse clean. Remove labels
  • Copper: Pipes and brass fittings
  • Metal pots and metal pans
  • Non-Acceptable Metals: Aerosol cans, paint thinner cans, charcoal lighter cans and paint cans

Magazines & Catalogs

  • Must be bundled securely with heavy string
  • Set on top of or next to container
  • No phone books
  • No comic books
  • If weather is unfavorable, please save until your next scheduled pick-up.

Newsprint

  • Inserts may be left with newsprint
  • Stack neatly, flatten and tie securely with string
  • Set on top of or next to container
  • DO NOT DOUBLE FOLD PAPERS
  • DO NOT put in paper or plastic bags
  • No phone books
  • No catalogs
  • If weather is unfavorable, please save until your next scheduled pick-up.

Corrugated Cardboard

  • Must be clean and flattened
  • Maximum acceptable size: 30" x 60" x 6" high
  • Tape or tie securely
  • No pizza boxes
  • No cereal boxes
  • No pop cartons

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