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All Paper Products Must Be Bagged Separately.

Place Together In Brown Paper Grocery Bag

Newspapers and Phone Books

Magazines/Junk Mail

Mixed Office Paper

Box Board

  • Newspapers
  • Newspaper inserts
  • Phone books
  • Glossy magazines
  • Glossy catalogs
  • Glossy flyers
  • Glossy brochures
  • Envelopes
  • Letters, photo copies & scratch paper
  • Computer paper
  • Cereal boxes
  • Dry food boxes
  • Shoe boxes/tissue boxes
  • Paper towel rolls
  • No plastic wrappers, metal or board inserts
  • No product samples
  • No plastic/metal
  • No plastic windows
  • No laundry soap or frozen food boxes
  • No wax coatings-milk and juice cartons-others
  • No plastic windows, metal strips, foil
  • Stack neatly in brown paper bag to avoid fly away
  • Keep materials clean
  • Remove and discard non recyclable materials
  • You can mix all paper together in one bag
  • Remove and discard liners, cellophane windows, strips
  • FLATTEN all boxes
  • Place all boxboard neatly into brown paper bag or bundle lightly with string
  • Brown paper bags
  • Corrugated is two layer board with wavy middle layer
  • No wax coated boxes
  • No food containers
  • No wood/foam supports
  • FLATTEN all boxes
  • Tapes & staples OK
  • Bundle and tie corrugated cardboard in 2'x2' sections
  • Clean
Place Loose in Recycling Bin
Aluminum and Tin
  • Aluminum and tin food cans
  • Foil pie plates and food trays - rinsed
  • Tin lids and can ends - rinsed
  • Lined cans OK
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • No large items or scrap metal
  • No coated foil wrappers
  • No dirty metal
  • No unrinsed food containers
  • Clean
  • Remove paper labels
  • Remove ends
  • Flatten as much as possible
  • Pastic container labled 1 or 2 on the bottom
  • Milk jugs - rinsed
  • Detergent bottles/rinsed
  • No automotive oil containers
  • No coated foil wrappers
  • No dirty metal
  • No unrinsed food containers
  • Clean
  • Remove lids and caps and discard
  • Crush if possible
  • Labels OK
  • Clear, gree, brown online - rinsed
  • Unbroken jars and bottles - rinsed
  • Rinsed container glass only
  • No plate glass, light bulbs, mirrors, or beverage glasses
  • No ceramics or cook ware
  • No frosted, blue or black bottles
  • Clean
  • Labels OK
  • Remove lids and caps - discard plastic
  • Metal lids OK when separated