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Material Guide


NEWSPAPER, MAGAZINES & CATALOGS

What it is:
Anything that comes with your normal newspaper. Magazines delivered to your home or purchased at a newsstand. All Catalogs, phone books, and junk mail.

What to do:
Place in tote loose. Put junk mail and writing paper in tote. Now accepting soft & hardcover books. DO NOT USE STRING OR PLASTIC BAGS.

Items not recyclable:
Napkins, tissue paper, paper towels, wax paper, or wrapping paper. ANY FOOD SOILED PAPER.

CORRUGATED CARDBOARD

What it is:
Recycle all brown corrugated cardboard. Brown paper bags. Unsoiled pizza boxes Box board (shoe boxes, gift boxes, cereal boxes.

What to do:
Remove all strapping. Break down all boxes to fit in tote. NO STYROFOAM.

Items not recyclable:
Waxed corrugated, cardboard lined with foam, fridge/freezer boxboard, or pop/beer boxboard, styrofoam.

GLASS BOTTLES

What it is:
All clear, green and brown food and beverage containers.

What to do:
Rinse containers. Labels DO NOT have to be removed. Put all containers and METAL lids and caps in tote.

Items not recyclable:
Ceramic items/bottles, flower pots, Crystal light bulbs, mirrors, window glass, heat resistant ovenware, eyeglasses, or hypodermic syringes.

METAL CANS

What it is:
All metal food & beverage containers (cans). Metal lids, closure caps, aluminum pie tins.
Pots, pans, tins & utensils.

What to do:
Rinse containers. Labels DO NOT have to be removed. Absolutely no propane tanks of any size.

Items not recyclable:
Silverware, metal/cardboard containers, (frozen juke or motor oil). small appliances, or tin foil. DO NOT INCLUDE ANY TYPE OF BATTERY.

PLASTIC CONTAINERS

What it is:
Plastics #1-#7. Plastic food, soap & beverage containers, rigid plastic, laundry baskets,
plastic lawn chairs, furniture, etc.

What to do:
Rinse Container. Wide mouth containers (yogurt and cottage cheese)
NO STYROFOAM
NO deli containers
NO microwave containers
NO metal parts on plastic

Items not recyclable:
Anti-freeze or motor oil containers, furniture, plates, tableware, medicine bottles, plexiglass, fast food containers and plastic bags

CARTONS & DRINK BOXES

What it is:
Gabel top beverages. Containers including those with plastics spouts.

What to do:
Empty & rinse. Place in tote with other containers.

Items not recyclable:
Straws from drink boxes. Frozen food containers. Waxed paper or drink pouches.

ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT

In accordance with the disposal ban requirements of Section 27-2611 of the Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act, on January 1st, 2015, it will become unlawful for residential households in New York State to place electronic equipment at the curb for disposal.

Click the button below for information on how to dispose.

Frequently Asked Questions