Refuse & Recycling Schedule and Information

            

Refuse & Recycling information

All collections of both residential refuse and recycling take place on MONDAY except when an observed holiday occurs on Monday, at which times collections are moved to TUESDAY as follows:



 

What to Recycle?

  

PAPER
What to RecycleHow to PrepareDo Not Include
Newspapers/insertsGlossy is okNO Food-soiled paper/boxes
Magazines,paperback tissue books, phone books, catalogs, junk mailFlattenNO Dirty paper towels or tissues                                       
Milk/juice cartons/boxesEmpty, rinse, flatten 
Paperboard(cereal and shoe boxes ect.Flatten 
Office paperWindow envelopes, staples, paperclips, and spiral bound notebooks ok                                  NO Hardcover books

CORRUGATED CARDBOARD BOXES
What to RecycleHow to Prepare 
All cardboard must be cut to 30" x 30" or smaller and flattend. Stack besides or on top of your recycling bin outside. CARDBOARD that does not meet the specifications WILL NOT be collected.

                                                                        

PLASTIC
What to RecycleHow to PrepareDo Not Include
Soda & detergent bottlesempty and quick rinseNO PLASTIC BAGS
Plastic milk, juice & water jugsempty, rinse, and flattenNO Motor oil or chemical containers
Yogurt, butter tubs, pudding cups, etc.empty and quick rinse                                  
plastic drink cups

empty and quick rinse

Clear plastic coffee/tea cups accepted. NO Straws!
All containers  1-7 except styrofoamempty and quick rinse

NO Styrofoam coffee cups, packing peanuts or large styrofoam pieces. Consider saving for spring and fall DPW Event Days!

 

GLASS
What to Recycle           How to Prepare   Do Not Include                                  
Glass bottles, jarsempty and quick rinseNO broken glass, light bulbs

 

METAL
What to RecycleHow to Prepare                   Do Not Include       
Aluminum cans, tin cansempty and quick rinseNO hardware, blades, weights