What Can I Recycle?

  • Plastic

  • Glass

  • Metal

  • Paper

  • YES:
    • Plastic bottles and jugs
    • Water, soda and juice bottles
    • Milk and juice jugs
    • Ketchup and salad dressing bottles
    • Dish washing bottles and detergent jugs
    • Shampoo, soap and lotion bottles
    *Remember: Only recycle bottles and jugs if you see the #1 or #2 recycling symbol on the bottom.
    No:
    • Margarine, cottage cheese, cream cheese and other tubs
    • Yogurt, pudding and fruit cups
    • Microwaveable food trays
    • Produce, deli and take out containers
    • Plastic wrap and bags
    • Toys
  • No:
    • No glass products
    • Drinking Glasses, mugs, dishes, cookware, pottery and vases
    • Window and mirror glass
    • Containers that held hazardous products, such as nail polish and hobby paints
  • Yes:
    • Metal food and beverage cans
    No:
    • Paint Cans
    • Aerosal Cans
    • Containers that held hazardous products, such as paint thinner and automotive fluids
  • Yes:
    • Mail, office and school papers
    • Magazines and catalogs
    • Newspapers and inserts
    • Phone Books
    • Shredded paper in closed paper bags
    • Cardboard boxes
    • Cereal boxes, cracker boxes, pasta boxes, cake mix boxes
    • Boxes from toothpaste, medications and other toiletries
    No:
    • Pizza boxes, egg cartons or boxes soiled with food
    • Boxes from refrigerated or frozen foods
    • Paper towels, napkins, cups and plates
    • Gift Wrap

The energy it takes to recycle is nothing compared to the energy it saves.

For example: It takes 95% less energy to make alumninum cans from recycled material than it does to produce them from scratch - trash a single can and it’s like dumping 6 ounces of gasoline. Every can, every bottle, every piece of paper counts. Recycle more!