Recycle Right - Aluminum, Cans, Glass & Plastic

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aluminum foil
ALUMINUM FOIL

EXAMPLES
Disposable aluminum foil products (pie plates, foil, etc.).
YES!
Clean & wipe prior to recycling.
NO!
Items with food remnants present are not recyclable.

can
CANS

EXAMPLES
• Any metal food or beverage cans.
Examples: soft drink, beer & juice cans; tuna, bean, & vegetable cans; pet food cans, etc.
• Aerosol Cans (only from non-hazardous products).
YES!
• Empty & rinse prior to recycling.
• Labels & attached lids are okay.
• Push lids down into cans so they will not injure collectors.
NO!
• NO PAINT CANS.
• No automobile parts or household metal items, pots & pans, aluminum siding, furniture or propane tanks.
• Do not completely remove can lids.

glass
GLASS

EXAMPLES
Any glass food or beverage jars or bottles.
Examples: soft drink, juice, beer & wine, spaghetti sauce, pickle, mayonnaise jars, etc.
YES!
• Empty & rinse prior to recycling.
• Attached labels are okay.
NO!
• No mirrors or window glass.
• No broken glass.
• No drinking glasses, cups, plates, cookware, pottery, ceramics, or crystal.
• No light bulbs.

plastics
PLASTIC

EXAMPLES
• Narrow-neck plastic bottles that contained food, drink & household products.
Examples: milk, juice, water, syrup, vegetable oil, salad dressing, cleaning, detergent and shampoo/conditioner bottles.
• Plastic food-grade tubs & lids.
Examples: margarine/butter tubs, cottage cheese, yogurt, sour cream, mayonnaise, whipped topping, peanut butter and deli containers, and prescription bottles.
• Plastic pails/buckets.
Examples: ice cream, detergent, pet food and kitty litter containers.
• Plastic flower pots.
• Plastic beverage cups.
YES!
• Empty & rinse all containers prior to recycling.
• Labels & plastic rings around the neck of the bottles are okay.
Accepted Resin Identification Codes
Click here for more information on Resin Identification Codes.
NO!
• No Plastic Bags, film or wrap. Plastic bags can ONLY be recycled at grocery stores where available.Not Accepted Resin Identification Codes
• We cannot accept any plastic bottle or container that held hazardous automotive or garden products, such as motor oil, antifreeze and pesticides.
• No Polystyrene & Styrofoam products. NOTE: Polystyrene items are labeled RIC-6.