What Can I Recycle?
What You Can & Cannot Recycle in Curbside Containers
Below is a listing of what you can and cannot recycle in your curbside bins. For a more extensive list, please visit Rumpke's website.
- Mix all items together – no separation required
- No need to remove labels
- NEVER place medical sharps or needles in the recycling
- Fact Sheet on Recycling Cups/Lids
- Fact Sheet on Recycling Plastic Tubs
- DON’T use plastic bags to sort or separate items
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Cartons are easy to recognize and are available in
two types: shelf-stable and refrigerated. Both are recyclable.
For cartons, please remove plastic caps and straws.
✔️ You CAN recycle:
🚫 You CANNOT recycle:
Ice cream cartons
Juice, milk, cream, egg substitutes,
cardboard egg containers
Egg cartons (unless cardboard)
Empty all bottles and jugs before recycling.
For plastic bottles, please empty, crush and reattach lids
For plastic tubs, please reattach lids prior to recycling.
Containers for butter, sour cream, cottage cheese, yogurt, Jello, and fruit slices would fall into the tub category.
Remove the lids (don't worry about the labels) and rinse out the container before recycling.
Metal: Aluminum or Steel
No need to remove labels, but please rinse out food cans.
Large metal lids (i.e. spaghetti sauce and pickle jars) are accepted. Small metal lids (i.e. Snapple bottle lid) pose problems in the recycling process.