What Recyclable Materials are Accepted at the Curbside Pick-up?
Aerosol Cans (empty)
Aluminum: cans, beverage and food containers, foil (clean), and pie pans
Books: hardbound, paperback and text books
Bottles: narrow-neck bottles used for food liquids, soap, soda or water - (lightly clean if heavily soiled)
Cardboard and paperboard boxes corrugated boxes, egg containers, food boxes (including cereal boxes), frozen food packaging, mailing boxes, and oversized boxes
Cartons (waxed): used for a liquid such as juices, milk or soups
Glass containers such as bottles and jars (please rinse)
Juice Boxes (clean)
Mail: envelopes with plastic windows
Metal: beverage and food containers
Paper (all colors and types): catalogs, folders, junk mail, magazines, mixed paper, newsprint (all types), non-metallic wrapping paper, office papers, printer paper, school papers and shredded paper
Plastic: bottles and jars with symbols #1 through #7 (narrow neck and screw top – lightly clean if heavily soiled) -e.g., detergent/bleach bottles, juice bottles, milk jugs, soda bottles, water bottles. Containers with symbols #1 through #7 (wide-mouthed – lightly clean if heavily soiled) -e.g., cottage cheese, margarine, mayonnaise, sour cream and yogurt (caps and labels o.k.). Drinking cups and prescription bottles, including lids and caps.
Steel: beverage containers and food (scrap metal is not accepted for curbside Recycle Pick-up, but may be recycled at our
Tin: cans and foil

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1. What is Recycling?
2. What are My Recycle Pick-up Days?
3. What Recyclable Materials are Accepted at the Curbside Pick-up?
4. Why are Plastic Bags No Longer Acceptable for Recyclables?
5. Are the Blue Recycle Bins Manadatory for Recycling?
6. What is the Process for Curbside Recycling?
7. Can I get another Blue Recycling Bin?
8. How Can I do a tour of the WTE and the Landfill?
9. What are Rigid Plastics?
10. What Are Unacceptable Recycling Materials?
11. What Can I do With Old Clothes?
12. What Happens to My Household Haardous Waste After I've Dropped if off at the City Hazardous Material Recycling Event?
13. Can I Recycle Electronics?
14. How Do I Dispose of Fire Extinguishers?
15. Can I Recycle Light Bulbs?
16. What do I do with Latex/Water Base Paint?
17. What do I do with Enamel/Oil-based Paint/Stain?
18. What do I do with old batteries?
19. What do I do with used motor oil?