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    • jars – e.g. pasta sauce, jelly, baby food
    • bottles – soda, wine, beer

    EMPTY + RINSE
    REMOVE METAL LIDS
    + RECYCLE BOTH

    • newspaper • phonebooks • envelopes
    • office paper • spiral notebooks
    • flattened corrugated boxes
    • wrapping and tissue paper
    • gift bags • paperback books
    • food boxes • junk mail
    • paper bags • magazines
    • paper towel tubes
    • egg cartons

    NO REFRIGERATED
    + FROZEN FOOD BOXES
    NO GREASY PIZZA BOXES

    • bottles – e.g. soda, shampoo, water
    • jugs – milk, juice, detergent
    • jars – mayo, peanut butter, jelly
    • tubs – butter, ice cream, margarine
    • plastic take out containers
    • iced cof fee cups
    • yogurt containers
    • plastic egg cartons

    EMPTY + RINSE
    DON’T CRUSH • NO STRAWS
    GENTLY REPLACE PLASTIC
    CAPS + LIDS
    NO STYROFOAM

    • milk • soy milk • juice
    • soup • broth • juice boxes

     

    EMPTY + RINSE
    NO JUICE POUCHES
    OR STRAWS

    • aluminum – e.g. cans, foil, pie pans
    • empty aerosol cans – hairspray, air freshener, whipped cream
    • tin cans – soup, vegetables, tuna, pet foods

    EMPTY + RINSE
    DON’T CRUSH CANS
    NO SCRAP METAL
    NO WIRE HANGERS

  • You don’t need a new bin, simply use
    what you have – blue bin, green bin,
    cart, or box – and put out as much
    recycling as your city or town allows.
    And remember – mix it up!

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EXCEPTIONS? No plastic bags or recycling inside plastic bags, foam containers, empty bottles from auto fluids/paint stripper/insecticides/ pesticides/herbicides, compostable cups, containers that tear or shatter.
EMPTY + RINSE • DON’T CRUSH CONTAINERS FLAT
GENTLY REPLACE PLASTIC CAPS + LIDS • NO STRAWS
EXCEPTIONS? No broken bottles or jars.
EMPTY + RINSE • REMOVE METAL LIDS + RECYCLE SEPARATELY
EXCEPTIONS? No foil-plastic hybrids
(e.g. yogurt lids, juice pouches, chip + candy wrappers)
EMPTY + RINSE • DON’T CRUSH CANS FLAT • DO BUNCH UP FOIL
EXCEPTIONS? No sanitary paper (e.g. napkins, tissues, paper
towels) and no waterproof cardboard (e.g. fridge/freezer boxes,
coffee cups) EXCEPT cartons (e.g. juice, milk, broth).
Please do recycle cartons.
TAPE, LABELS, STAPLES OK • DON'T BUNDLE PAPER
FLATTEN CARDBOARD • DOUBLE-BAG SHREDS IN CLEAR BAGS