RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL RECYCLING

GUIDELINES FOR RECYCLING

#1 EMPTY

OUT CONTAINERS, JARS, BOTTLES, CARDBOARD OF ANY LIQUID OR FOOD

#2 CLEAN

BY SIMPLY RINSING THE
CONTAINERS, JARS, BOTTLES, CARDBOARD OF ANY LEFTOVER FOOD OR OTHER RESIDUE

#3 DON'T BAG

RECYCLABLES AND MAKE SURE ALL ITEMS ARE LOOSE IN THE
RECYCLABLES BIN

ACCEPTED ITEMS

Empty Plastic Bottles
PLASTIC BOTTLES & CONTAINERS

*Clean and dry containers, place tops back on bottles

MILK/WATER

SOAP/DETERGENT

YOGURT/PUDDING

BOTTLES/CONTAINERS#'s 1-7

FLOWER POTS/TRAYS

5 GAL. BUCKETS

Boxed Food
METAL FOOD & BEVERAGE CANS/CONTAINERS

*Empty and clean containers of food remnants and residue

DEPOSIT CANS

CLEAN ALUMINUM FOIL

LIDS, POTS, PANS, BOWL

ALUMINUM PLATES/TRAYS

EMPTY AEROSOL CANS

TIN/STEEL CONTAINERS

Cargo
PAPER INCLUDING CARDBOARD

*Flatten all boxes - empty of any items - paper must be dry and unsoiled

NEWSPAPER & INSERTS

JUNK MAIL, MAGAZINES

PHONE/PAPERBACK BOOKS

CORRUGATED CARDBOARD

BROWN GROCERY BAGS

BEVERAGE CARTONS

Glass Jars
GLASS JARS, BOTTLES, BEVERAGE

*Flatten all boxes - empty of any items - paper dry and unsoiled

CANNING JARS

DEPOSIT BOTTLES

LIQUOR BOTTLES

WINE BOTTLES

GREEN/AMBER/CLEAR GLASS

FOOD/BEVERAGE GLASS

NOT ACCEPTABLE ITEMS

PLASTIC

DO NOT INCLUDE:

Styrofoam containers

Plastic Bags

Toys

Motor Oil Bottles

Prescription Bottles

Clothes Hangers

Packing Peanuts

Plastic Utensils/Plates

Plastic wrap/film

METAL

DO NOT INCLUDE:

Metal Cardboard Containers

Clothes Hangers

Silverware

Small Appliances

Scrap Metal

PAPER

DO NOT INCLUDE:

Waxed Cardboard

Soiled Paper

Foil/Metallic Wrapping Paper

Styrofoam

Tissues

Paper Cups

No Food Contaminated Material

GLASS

DO NOT INCLUDE:

Broken Glass

Drinking Glass

Ovenware

Ceramics

Dishes

Mirrors

Window Glass

Light Bulbs

PLEASE NOTE:
Our transfer station at 122 Valley View Road is NOT a recycling center. 
However, recycling is offered to our curbside residential customers and permit holders bringing their household trash into the transfer station.

IF WE PICK UP YOUR TRASH

AT YOUR RESIDENCE OR BUSINESS

  • Follow guidelines above to sort your recycling.  
     

  • If you don't have a recycling bin, place recyclable in a clear bag or loose in a separate container next to your trash or dumpster. 
     

  • If you don't have a separate bin, place paper in see thru bag, paper bag or container and set next to your trash or dumpster.

  • Cardboard must be flattened and bundled separately

  • Please call us if you have any questions about recycling

IF YOU HAVE A PERMIT

TO DROP OFF AT OUR TRANSFER STATION

  • Use guidelines at bottom of page to sort your recycling. 
     

  • Bring cans, plastics and glass in something that will enable you to dump into our recycling container loose.  Do not dump or leave bags in the recycling container.  Bags used to transport recycling in must be disposed of with kitchen trash.
     

  • Cardboard must be bundled or separated.  All paper products described above may be dumped loose into our fiber recycling container.
     

  • Bring recycling in ONLY on the same visit when you bring your kitchen trash.  We do not accept recycling only on a visit, even from our permitted customers.

Most Frequently Asked Questions...

PICK UP

DROP OFF

 
 
Do my containers need to be cleaned to recycle?

No. Simply rinse your containers and make sure there is no heavy residue or leftover food still in them.

Can I throw whole boxes in to be recycled?

No, please breakdown boxes, including pizza boxes. Also, make sure there is no leftover food or other materials left in the boxes.

Is everything recyclable?

Unfortunately, no. Please check our lists above and if you don't find what you'd like to recycle listed, please contact us and we can tell you if it is or not.

Should I bag all of my cans/bottles together?

No. Please make sure everything is loose in the bin so it can easily be sorted at our facility.

Can I throw plastic bags in with recycling?

No, please dispose of plastic bags at your local grocery store or look for other means of disposing plastic bags.