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Single Stream Recycling

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COMMINGLED RECYCLABLES (pdf)

Materials Accepted:

  • Aluminum food and beverage containers
  • Glass food and beverage containers — brown, clear, or green
  • Tin cans
  • PET plastic containers with the symbol #1 — with screw tops only, without caps
  • Natural plastic containers symbol #2 — Narrow neck containers example milk and water bottles
  • Narrow neck containers only, without caps (detergent, shampoo bottles, etc.)
  • Newsprint
  • Old corrugated cardboard
  • Magazines
  • Catalogs
  • Cereal boxes
  • Telephone books
  • Printer paper
  • Copier paper
  • Mail
  • All other office paper without wax liners
  • Metal coat hangers
  • Pizza boxes
 

Unacceptable Materials:

  • Microwave trays
  • Mirrors
  • Window or auto glass
  • Light bulbs
  • Ceramics
  • Porcelain
  • Plastics (unnumbered)
  • Plastic bags
  • Coat hangers
  • Glass cookware/bakeware
  • Household items such as cooking pots, toasters, etc.
  • Styrofoam
  • Cloth rags
  • Plant materials
  • Clothing
  • Batteries
  • Wood
  • Wire
  • Rocks
  • Concrete
  • Leather
  • Rubber

All glass containers must by empty and free of metal caps and rings and contain less than 5 percent food debris.

All tin cans, bi-metal cans, and aluminum cans must be empty and contain less than 5 percent food debris.

All aerosol cans must be empty with less than 5 percent content.

All plastic containers must be empty, caps removed with less than 5 percent food debris.

All fiber must be dry and free of food debris and other contaminating material.

Tissues, paper towels or other paper that has been in contact with food is not acceptable.

Hazardous Waste and E-Waste will disposed of through Environmental Health and Safety Office.

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