Listed below are the materials that should be placed in your Curbside Recycling Cart. Items should be placed in loose and not in trash bags.

  • Newspapers/Brown Paper Bags
  • Magazines/Catalogs
  • Telephone/Soft Cover Books
  • Junk Mail/Envelopes (all types)
  • Paper
  • Paperboard (cereal/tissue boxes)
  • Cardboard
  • Glass Bottles/Jars (any color)
  • Metal Cans (tin/steel/aluminum
  • #1 PET plastic food and beverage containers.
  • #2 HDPE plastic food and beverage containers. No motor oil or anti-freeze containers.
    – HDPE Mixed Rigid Plastics- kitty litter containers, small plastic buckets (up to 5 gallon), milk crates, small toys, and plastic trays.
  • #4 LDPE butter tubs, sour cream containers, and margarine tubs.
  • #5 Polypropylene yogurt containers, cottage cheese containers
  • #7 Mixed plastics various containers. Cartons and aseptic containers- juice boxes, orange juice and milk cartons.

It is recommended that plastic bags be returned to a store where plastic bags are used. Every store that supplies plastic bags will have a receptacle to recycle them.


Click the chart for a great resource to have in your home and easily display for your family or guests what can be recycled in your home.