Recycling

Recyclable

Plastic Bottles/Jugs:

  • Milk
  • Orange Juice
  • Clorox
  • All numbers; caps on is OK

Aluminum and Steel Cans:

  • Beverage cans
  • Vegetable cans
  • Soup Cans
  • Lids off

Tin:

  • Pet food cans
  • Aerosol cans

Glass Containers:

  • All colors (caps off)

Mixed Paper Products:

  • Brown grocery bags
  • Catalogs
  • Cereal boxes
  • Envelopes
  • Construction paper
  • Egg cartons
  • Frozen food boxes with white interior
  • Glossy paper
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines
  • Manila envelopes with clasps
  • Newspapers
  • Copy paper
  • Paperback and hardcover books
  • Phone books
  • Shredded paper
  • Beverage cartons
  • Toilet paper rolls/cardboard tubes
  • Greeting/postcards
  • Cardboard boxes (flattened)

Not Recyclable

  • Plastic bags (grocery and sandwich bags)
  • Motor oil
  • Anti-freeze
  • Pesticide bottles
  • Plastic wrap
  • Other plastic not in a bottle
  • Aluminum foil
  • Pie plates
  • Paint and stain cans
  • Light bulbs
  • Dishes and drinking glasses
  • Cookware
  • Drinking glasses
  • Windows/mirror glass
  • Baby diapers
  • Carbon paper
  • Pet food bags
  • Juice boxes
  • Used paper towels or tissues
  • Wax paper
  • Milk cartons
  • Spiral-bound notebooks
  • Appliances
  • Electronics
  • Oil filters
  • Pallets
  • Whole scrap tires
  • Lead acidic batteries
  • Yard waste
  • Styrofoam or polystyrene (including packing peanuts)
  • Black plastic  pots/planters and landscaping border
  • Greasy pizza boxes
  • Vacuum cleaners and electric brooms
  • Smoke and CO detectors (return to manufacturer)
  • Medicines (must go to Sheriff’s Department for disposal, call 828.697.4596)
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