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.

Recycling Tips

CartonsCartons

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. 
βœ”οΈ You CAN recycle:
🚫 You CANNOT recycle: 

Shelf-Stable Cartons: 
Juice, milk, soy milk, soup, broth, wine

Ice cream cartons

Refrigerated: 
Juice, milk, cream, egg substitutes, 
cardboard egg containers

Egg cartons (unless cardboard)



Plastic Plastic Bottles or Jugs

Any bottle or jug. Don't worry about the printed numbers on the containers. 

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.

βœ”οΈ You CAN recycle:
🚫 You CANNOT recycle: 

Plastic Bottles & Jugs with Small Mouth & Wider Base: 
Milk jugs, soda bottles, laundry detergent bottles, water bottles, shampoo bottles, contact solution bottles 

Clamshell containers, deli containers, 
storage containers, food film, plastic wrap/packaging

Pots from the garden

Plastic Tubs: 
Containers for butter, sour cream, cottage cheese, yogurt, Jello, and fruit slices would fall into the tub category. 

Styrofoam

Plastic bags, plastic hangers


Glass Glass Bottles and Jars

Any bottle or jar. 

Remove the lids (don't worry about the labels) and rinse out the container before recycling.

βœ”οΈ You CAN recycle:
🚫 You CANNOT recycle: 

Any color, any size as long as the glass is a bottle or jar

Drinking glasses, baking dishes, dinnerware

Light bulbs

Window glass, broken glass


Metal: Aluminum or Steel Metal

All food-related metal can be recycled.

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.

βœ”οΈ You CAN recycle:
🚫 You CANNOT recycle: 

Aluminum cans, steel cans and lids

Metal hangers, scrap metal, car parts

Non-food related metal, non-drink related metal

Empty aerosol cans with the lids and tips removed

Aluminum foil


Paper Paper

If you can tear it, you can recycle it!
βœ”οΈ You CAN recycle:
🚫 You CANNOT recycle: 

Newspaper and magazines
Cardboard
Mixed office paper and envelopes
Telephone books and catalogs

Paper soiled with food

Foil-coated paper

Paperboard (cereal boxes)
Pizza boxes free of food debris and grease

Bound books