Recycle Right List

All recyclable material should be placed in the roll cart or community recycling container without being bagged.

Don't Put in the Following Items

  • Plastic Bags*
  • Plastic Packaging
  • Styrofoam (To-go boxes, Cups, Plates)
  • Paper Towels, Facial or Toilet Tissue
  • Water Hoses
  • Diapers
  • Food
  • Toys
  • Metal Hangers (Ask Your Dry Cleaners If They Accept These)
  • Shredded Paper

*Plastic bags can be recycled at your local grocery or
 retail store


Don’t have a recycling roll cart, yet? Order one here.

To use your local community recycling container, click here.

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