Recycling (Blue Cart)

ACCEPTABLE Recycling Materials

Only place materials accepted for recycling in your recycle bin!

Please make sure all containers are empty.

Metal- No liquids or food

  • Aluminum cans
  • Aluminum foil and trays
  • Caps and lids from bottles, jars and steel (tin) cans
  • Paint cans (must be empty and dry)
  • Spray cans (must be empty)
  • Steel (tin) cans

Plastic- no liquids or food

  • Bags (please put in one bag and tie the top)
  • Bottles
  • Buckets (metal handle ok)
  • Clothes hangers
  • Coffee cup lids
  • Cups and plates (plastic only, no styrofoam)
  • Flower pots and trays
  • Plastic take-out containers and clamshells
  • Toys (no electronics, metal or batteries)
  • Tubs and lids

Paper-Clean, dry and unsoiled

  • Paper Bags
  • Cardboard (non-waxed)
  • Cereal boxes (remove plastic liner)
  • Computer and office paper
  • Egg cartons
  • Envelopes (windows okay)
  • Junk mail and magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Packing or craft paper
  • Phonebooks
  • Sticky notes
  • Shredded paper: (place in sealed paper or clear plastic bag)
  • Wrapping paper: (non-metallic)

Glass- No liquids or food

  • Glass bottles and jars only

Aseptic Packaging- no liquids or food

  • Soy milk containers
  • Milk cartons
  • Broth containers
  • Juice boxes

Unacceptable Materials

Do not place the following non-recyclable materials into your blue cart.