What Can I Recycle?
Through advances in recycling technology, you have more options than ever. And it's a good thing because we need to conserve as much of our resources as possible.
Did you know paper makes up nearly 30 percent of waste generated each year?
Recycle envelopes, office paper, junk mail, greeting cards and file folders. Shredded paper should be put in a paper bag.
- Junk mail
- Phone books
Did you know greasy pizza boxes are not recyclable?
You can also include newspaper inserts, catalogs, paperback books, phone books and brochures.
- Ream wrappers
- File folders
- Poster board
- Frozen food boxes
- Cardboard boxes
- Milk cartons
Recycled items should be loose, not in bags.
Did you know recycling just ten plastic bottles saves enough energy to power a laptop for more than 25 hours?
Recycle plastics #1 thru #7. Look on the bottom of containers for a number inside the recycling arrows.
- Milk jugs (no cartons)
- Water/Soda containers
- Shampoo/Soap/Detergent bottles
Did you know recycling just one ton of aluminum cans conserves more than 1,024 gallons of gasoline?
Recycle all food and beverage metal cans - steel, tin, bi-metal and aluminum.
- Aluminum beverage cans
- Food cans
- Scrap metal
Did you know glass is not recyclable in all areas? Make sure to check with your local team.
Recycle clear and colored glass.
- Beverage containers
- Glass food jars