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Acceptable Recyclable Material List


Acceptable Recycling Materials & Recycling Guidelines Infographics

  • Boxes & Cardboard


    • Corrugated cardboard & paper board boxes
    • Shoe boxes
    • Gift boxes
    • Soda/beverage boxes
    • Paper board food boxes (cereal boxes, etc.)
    • Paper towel rolls

  • Glass


    • Any color glass is acceptable
    • Jars & caps*
    • Bottles & bottle caps
      (Labels can be left on containers)

  • Plastics


    • Any molded or rigid plastic item labeled with a recycle symbol & a number of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7
    • Water & soda bottles
    • Milk jugs
    • Clear plastic food containers
    • Jars & tubs (yogurt, butter tubs, etc.)
    • Detergent & all-purpose cleaner bottles
    • Soap & shampoo bottles
    • Plastic buckets
    • Storage totes & lids
    • Plastic flower pots & trays

     

     

  • Metals


    • Aluminum foil (clean, balled 2 inches or larger)
    • Aluminum foil baking pans, pie plates, trays (clean)
    • Food cans & caps/lids
    • Soda cans & caps/lids
    • Any aluminum, steel & tin cans
    • "Empty" aerosol spray cans

  • Paper


    • Any paper that you can tear is recyclable
    • Glossy & matte paper
    • Envelopes
    • Junk mail
    • Greeting cards
    • Catalogs
    • Newspaper
    • Coupons
    • Posters
    • Sticky notes
    • Paper bags
    • Wrapping paper (non-foil)
    • Magazines
    • Phonebooks
    • Shredded paper (placed in a paper bag)