What Are Unacceptable Recycling Materials?
Some unacceptable recycling materials are:

Carry out or deli food containers
Cat litter
Cookware and plates (plastic)
Containers of toxic substances -e.g., bottles, cans motor oil, pesticides, etc.
Contaminated paper products -e.g., napkins, paper towels, waxed paper, paper plates & tissue
Contaminated plastic products -e.g., plates, utensils, cookware, to-go cartons
Dry cleaning bags
Food Waste
Furniture of any kind
Glass (window and mirror)
Paint and paint cans
Plastic bags including grocery and newspaper covers
Utensils (plastic)
Waxed paper

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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?