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Recycling Guide for Residents

List itemPlastic

List itemGlass

List itemAluminum

List itemSteel/Tin

List itemHousehold Batteries

List itemNewspaper

List itemMiscellaneous Paper

List itemMiscellaneous

List itemUsed Motor Oil

List itemAutomobile Batteries

List itemUnacceptable Materials

List itemOther Services

 

If you want to recycle an item that the City does not provide services for, please visit Earth911.com to search for additional recycling services in our area. 

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Recycling Guide


Plastic:

Procedure: Remove all caps, lids and labels then rinse and place in recycling bin.

 

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Glass:

  • Bottles
  • Juice containers      
  • Food containers

Procedure: Remove lids and caps, then rinse the bottle and place in recycling bin.

 

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Aluminum:

  • Beverage cans    
  • Aluminum foil
  • Baking containers

Procedure: Rinse, flatten and drop in the bin.

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Steel/Tin:

  • Food cans

Procedure: Remove labels, lids and rinse before putting the can in the recycling bin.

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Household Batteries:

  • All types including button size.

 

Procedure: Place in sealed clear plastic bag and put batteries on top of recycling bin.

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Newspaper:

Procedure: Store the newspaper in a separate recycling bin such as a cardboard box. Please remember to keep newspaper dry. Please do not tie newspaper together or place in any kind of bag (paper or plastic). 

 

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Miscellaneous Paper:

  • Magazines
  • Catalogs
  • Telephone Books

Procedure: Same as newspaper. Please remember to keep the paper dry. 

 

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Miscellaneous:

  • Metal cookware (pots, pans and kettles)
  • Metal flatware (knives, forks, and spoons)

Procedure: Make sure these materials are clean before dropping them into the bin.

 

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Used Motor Oil:

Procedure: Place oil in leak-proof, labeled, non-breakable container with a screw on lid. Place next to the recycling bin. Residential collection only.

 

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Automobile Batteries:

Procedure: Place battery next to the recycling bin.

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Unacceptable Materials Include:

  • Any unmarked plastic
  • Styrofoam and any plastic marked #3, #4, #5, #6, or #7
  • Plastic Bags
  • Cardboard (waxed, corrugated boxes, pizza boxes, etc.)

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Other Services:

 

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