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Recycling and Trash Guide


  • All GLASS that is not bottles and jars
  • Ceramics (china, mugs, clay pots)
  • Diapers
  • Food waste and all food wrappers, plastic and paper.
  • Any paper or plastic that is wet or stained with food.
  • Paper packaging: cereal boxes
  • Advertising mail
  • Tissue paper (napkins, paper towels, etc.)
  • Shipping or padded envelopes
  • Shredded paper
  • All plastic packaging material (foam peanuts, bubble wrap)
  • Wax-coated cardboard (usually bulk food packaging)
  • Old Aluminum foil
  • Clothing hangers (off­er these to your drycleaner)
  • Plastic tableware–knives, forks and spoons
  • Paper or plastic plates, bowls and cups
  • Light bulbs of all types
  • Christmas lights, extension cords
  • Garden hoses
  • Plastic bags—these can go in the trash, but most area grocery stores have recycling bins for clean, dry plastic bags

RECYCLE THESE : (Please rinse all food containers)

  • Glass Bottles and Jars (no mirrors, light bulbs, window glass, auto glass, etc.)
  • Cartons: milk, wine, soup, juice boxes (please rinse and crush, remove straws)
  • Plastic Bottles—please remove lids, caps
  • Plastic food containers, labeled with numbers 1 through 7
  • Yogurt, cottage cheese, margarine tubs
  • Aluminum cans and bottles (please crush to make more room)
  • Tin cans (please rinse)
  • Cardboard boxes (please remove all packaging material that is not paper)
  • Newspaper/magazines/telephone books
  • Office Paper: copier paper (any color), envelopes

Please put shredded paper in the trash.