Accepted & Non-accepted Items

Unacceptable Materials
Place these in regular trash:
  • Soft paper:
    • Napkins
    • Paper towels
    • Tissues
  • Waxed or plastic-coated paper:
    • Candy wrappers
    • Frozen food boxes
    • Oatmeal and hot cocoa packets
    • Take-out containers
  • Soiled paper, Styrofoam and plastic bags
  • Other types of glass:
    • Ceramics
    • Glassware
    • Incandescent light bulbs
    • Mirrors
Acceptable Materials
  • Smooth cardboard and corrugated cardboard
  • Newspapers, magazines and catalogs
  • White and colored paper
  • Mail and envelopes
  • Paper Bags
  • Soft cover books, telephone books
  • Shredded paper - in paper bags only, stapled closed
  • Plastic bottles, jars and jugs Number 1 through Number 7
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Milk and juice cartons, drink boxes
  • Clean aluminum foil wrap and trays
  • Metal cans - tin and aluminum