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Curbside Recycling Guide

A photo of the materials you can recycle curbside including cans, cartons, glass, paper, and cardboard

A photo of the materials you cannot recycle curbside including scrap metal, plastic bags, hazards, garbage, and tanglers

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Guide Poster - English

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Guide Poster - Español

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Accepted Curbside

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Aluminum and Steel Cans

Empty and rinse

No caps


Food and Beverage Cartons

Empty and rinse

Replace caps


Bottles and Jars

Empty and rinse

Don't break


  • Drinking glasses, mugs, ceramics, china, pyrex, and window glass: Place in trash. These products use ingredients during manufacture that are considered contaminants in the glass recycling process. 

Cereal Boxes, Newspaper, Magazines, Mail, Flattened Cardboard, and Paper Tubes

Break down boxes & flatten


  • Shredded paper: Place in a sealed paper bag
  • Plastic windows on envelopes: Do not need to remove
  • Sticky notes: Adhesive used by 3M Post-it notes is OK 
  • Glue dots: Such as used to attach credit card to paper mailing should be removed and placed in garbage. 

Kitchen, Laundry, Bath: Bottles & Containers

Marked on bottom with #1, #2, or #5

Empty and rinse

Replace cap

Not Accepted Curbside (Contaminants)

  • Appliances
  • Garbage
  • Paper Plates or Cups
  • Bagged Recyclables
  • Garden Pots or Trays
  • Plastic Bags, Wrap, or Film
  • Batteries
  • Hangers
  • Plastic Utensils
  • Car Parts (Brake Rotors, etc.)
  • Hard Cover Books
  • Propane Cyclinders or Tanks
  • Ceramics
  • Helium Cylinders or Tanks
  • Scrap Metal
  • Chains
  • Hoses
  • Styrofoam
  • Christmas Trees or Lights
  • Liquids
  • Take Out Packaging or Containers
  • Clothing
  • Light Bulbs
  • Tires
  • Construction Debris
  • Loose Caps and Lids
  • Tissue Paper
  • Cords
  • Medical Waste & Medication
  • Toys
  • Cups (Paper or Styrofoam)
  • Motor Oil Bottles
  • Window Glass or Mirrors
  • Diapers
  • Needles, Sharps, Syringes
  • Wires
  • Drinking Glasses or Mugs
  • Paint or Paint Cans
  • Wood
  • Food
  • Paper Ice Cream Containers
  • Yard Waste or Compost