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Recycling Rules

 

Co-Mingled Recyclables
Remove all caps and rinse the containers.
Materials must fit loosely in the recycling container with the lid completely closed.                        Put excess plastic, glass, aluminum & tin in transparent bags next to the container.

Co-Mingled Recyclables Include:

  • Metal
  • Plastic
  • Glass
  • Cardboard Beverage/Food Cartons

Paper & Cardboard Recyclables
Flatten all cardboard boxes.
Paper recyclables must fit in the recycling container with the lid completely closed – OR – must be neatly contained in paper bags, boxes or bundled and set out next to the container.
Shredded paper must be put in transparent bags next to the container.

Paper & Cardboard Materials Include:

  • Cardboard boxes
  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Junk mail/mixed paper
  • Writing/copy paper
  • Cardboard food boxes

Download our Disposal Rules flyer for complete details.

Always remember...
NEVER PUT ANY RECYCLABLES or plastic bags in your garbage container.
Unsure if you should recycle a particular item? Call (908) 226-2518.