Acceptable Items


  • Food and beverage containers


  • Aluminum foil
  • Aluminum, bimetal, ferrous, and steel food and beverage containers
  • Empty aerosol cans

Mixed Paper/Corrugated Cardboard

  • All paper
  • Aseptic/gable-top milk and juice cartons
  • Catalogs
  • Flattened corrugated cardboard (boxes)
  • Frozen food packaging
  • Hard- and soft- covered books
  • Kraft paper bags and wrapping paper
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers with inserts
  • Paper board (cereal and cracker boxes)
  • Telephone books
  • Unsoiled pizza boxes (boxes MUST BE free of grease, cheese and other food remnants) 


  • Drinking cups
  • Flower pots
  • Narrow-neck containers with code identification numbers 1, 2, 3, 5, and 7.
  • Prescription bottles
  • Wide-mouth containers with code identification number 1, 2, 3, 5, and 7 including peanut butter, yogurt, cottage cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise and whipped topping and margarine/butter tubs
Remember to rinse all food and beverage containers and to recap or place the lids in the recycling cart/bin. 

Return coat hangers to the dry cleaners or place metal coat hangers in the scrap metal bins and plastic coat hangers in the rigid plastics bins at the public convenience centers.

Print a flyer of acceptable recycling items  
En español.