RECYCLING WASTE

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2017 Recycling Pick Up Days:

Jan 3,  16,  30
Feb 6,  20
Mar 6,  20
Apr 3,  17
May 1,  15,  29
Jun 5,  19
Jul 3,  17, 31
Aug 7,  21
Sep 4,  18
Oct 2,  16,  30
Nov 6,  20
Dec 4,  18

(Click here for Green Waste Disposal)

We recommend you hang a copy of the Recycling List on your fridge and next to your trash cans until you become familiar with recycling.
A limited number of Laminated lists are available at the Town Hall.   Click here for printable list or read below:

LIST OF RECYCLABLES AND NON RECYCLABLES

RECYCLABLES:

All #1 and #2 Plastics  
with the symbols below on them
Recycle Items
 
Hint:  Flatten and rinse containers
Soda, water bottles, plastic cups/plates (clean)
Plastic milk cartons, 5 gal buckets, Ice cream Buckets. Syrup bottles, grocery bags
Most plastic cleaning fluid containers

Cardboard/Poster Board/ Fiber

Hint: Cut into 2 feet by 2 feet pieces and all wax paper or foil liners must be removed
12 Pack drink boxes
Egg cartons, macaroni boxes, etc.
Cereal boxes, Kleenex box
Toilet paper/Paper towel rolls
Frozen juice containers (remove Metal rings)

Paper

ALL PAPER: not contaminated with food or greasy stains, wax or foil lined
Junk Mail, post cards, envelopes
Magazines, telephone books, catalogs,
Dog food bags, flour/sugar bags
Newspaper
Shredded paper (placed in plastic bags)

Aluminum & Steel
Pop cans, coffee cans
Tin foil (clean), metal clothes hangers
Food/soup/veggie/fruit cans (labels okay) Steel Nuts and bolts

NON-RECYCLABLES:

Plastics not marked #1 or #2
No bubble wrap, cellophane or trash bags
No chunks or bulk plastics (wading pools)
No yogurt containers
No motor oil containers of any kind
No plastic can holders (6 pack holders)
No soda cups that are refillable
No Styrofoam pellets, coolers, egg boxes

Contaminated Paper
No paper plates, cups with food or greasy stains
No paper with wax or foil liners
No wet or used paper towel, etc.

Cardboard/Pasteboard/Fiber
No cardboard Milk/juice cartons
No hot Cocoa Containers, etc. with Wax/foil lining
No To-Go Boxes, Drink cups from Gas stations or fast food restaurants

Aluminum & Steel
No aerosol/pressurized cans
No outdoor furniture
No large items (pipe, steel, bikes, swing set, etc.)
No metal buckets (paint cans or lids, etc.)

Miscellaneous
No glass of any kind
No carpet or carpet pad
No rubber materials
No tires or wheels
No yard debris (branches, bushes, grass, soil or gravel)

 NOTE: Do not place bagged recyclables in the Blue Can.  Bagged materials will be considered garbage and will not be picked up unless obviously newspapers or shredded paper.
If possible, only set out blue recycling can when it is at least half full.

For a good website about recycling click here ourearth.org.

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