Single Stream Instructions

Advantages of Single Stream Recycling

  • Easier, Less Trash
  • No More Sorting & Separating
  • Collect All Recyclables in ONE Large Bin with a Lid
  • Once-a-week Pickup
  • Expanded List of Recycled items
  • Increased Rates of Materials Recycled/Diverted from Landfills
  • Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Allowable Items

Paper

  • All Boxes
  • Milk Carton, Juice Containers
  • Drink Boxes
  • Blue print
  • Books (Paperback & Hardback)
  • Brown Paper Bags
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Egg Cartons (Paper & Styrofoam)
  • File Folders
  • Food-t0-go Containers
  • Kraft Envelopes (Orange, Brown, Yellow)
  • Opened Mail & Greeting Cards
  • Magazines & Brochures
  • Newspapers & Inserts
  • Phone Books
  • Pizza Boxes
  • Shredded Paper
  • Stickers & Address Label Sheets
  • Sticky Notes & Index Cards
  • While or Pastel Office Paper

 Metal

  • Aerosol Cans
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Cans
  • Jar Lids
  • Scrap Metal (Small Items)
  • Steel Bottle Caps
  • Wire Hangers

Plastic

  • Bags
  • Bottles
  • Boxes
  • Buckets & Tab
  • 6-Pack Holders
  • Caps
  • CD’s
  • Jugs
  • Lids
  • Plastics numbered 1-7
  • Rigid Plastics (ex. Little Tikes Toys)
  • Styrofoam (Plastics #6)
  • Trays & Crates
  • Tubs

Glass

  • Bottles
  • Drinking Cups
  • Jars
  • Mirrors
  • Plates & Vases
  • Pyrex
  • Window Panes
  • Ceramics

Do Not Place the Following Items into the Recycling Bin

  • ANYTHING that will not fit into the truck (call us for oversized items or special pickups)
  • NO Batteries
  • NO Hazardous Material
  • NO Food Waste
  • NO Clothing
  • NO Construction Debris
  • NO Leaves
  • NO Light Bulbs
  • NO Major Appliances
  • NO Trash
  • NO Tile
  • NO Tires
  • NO Wood
  • NO Motor Oil Bottles
  • NO Hazardous Chemical Containers
  • NO Medication/Medicine Bottles
  • NO Medical Waste
  • NO Ink/Toner Cartridges

 

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