What materials are accepted in the recycling containers?
  • Aluminum foil and foil products (rinsed, no baked-on food)
  • Corrugated cardboard boxes (flattened and no larger than 3' x3')
  • Food and beverage cans (rinsed)
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Paper, brown paper grocery bags, magazines, newspaper (including inserts), telephone books, junk mail
  • Paperboard items (pantry food boxes like cereal, cracker, cookie boxes, etc.)
  • Plastic bottles, jugs and jars (rinsed, caps on loosely)
  • Plastic tubs (yogurt, butter, sour cream, cottage cheese, ice cream) - emptied and rinsed.
  • NEW!!   Cartons (milk, juice, soup, broth, wine, etc.) – rinse and cap (do not flatten).

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1. What materials are accepted in the recycling containers?
2. Why can't we put plastic bags in the recycling cart?
3. What do I do with extra recycling, such as cardboard, that won't fit inside the blue cart? Can I put it in a bag next to the cart?
4. What if the lid comes off my blue recycling cart?
5. What if I forget to set my blue recycling cart out on the day of my collection? Will they come by and collect it the following week?
6. What if my recycling container did not get emptied on my regular collection day, and I had my container out at the curb by 7 AM?
7. What if my recycling container is not big enough?
8. What happens if someone puts trash in their recycling container?
9. What time will they be by my house to collect my recycling container?
10. What if the recycling container is just too big for my backyard or garage and I don't want it.
11. If I choose not to recycle, does my solid waste user fee go down?
12. Can I put yard waste in my recycling container?
13. Are Pizza boxes recyclable?
14. Why don’t you list the recycling numbers for the plastics?