Acceptable Recycling Materials

Materials Accepted

  • Aluminum Containers (Recycling – all together in one can) Rinse and commingle with recyclables
  • Brown Paper Bags (Recycling – All together in one can) Commingle with other recyclables
  • Chipboard/Paperboard (Recycling – All together in one can) Commingle with other recyclables.  Flatten all boxes. Include beverage carrier, cereal, pasta, tissue boxes, paper towel rolls.
  • Corrugated Cardboard (Recycling – All together in one can) Flatten and mix with other recyclables, no need to tie or bundle
  • Glass Containers (Recycling – All together in one can) Remove lids, rinse and commingle with recyclables.  Metal lids may be placed in container separately.
  • Large Rigid Plastics , Accepted only at the recycling center” and not at curbside. View Large Rigid Plastics (PDF).
  • Mixed Office Paper (Recycling – All together in one can) Mix with other recyclables.
  • News Paper Newspaper (Recycling – All together in one can) Mix with other recyclables and do not tie or bundle.
  • Other Paper/Magazines/JunkMail (Recycling)  Commingle with other paper in reusable container or brown paper bag.
  • Plastic #1 (PETE) Bottles (Recycling – All together in one can) Rinse, empty liquids and commingle with recyclable mix.  Do not place cap back on container.
  • Plastic #1 (PETE) Food and Beverage Containers (Recycling – All together in one can) Empty, rinse, and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not place cap/lip back on container.
  • Plastic #2 (HDPE) Bottles (Recycling – All together in one can) Rinse, empty liquids, and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not place cap back on container.
  • Plastic #2 (HDPE) Food and Beverage Containers (Recycling – All together in one can) Empty, Rinse and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not place cap back on container.
  • Plastic #4 (LDPE) Food and Beverage Containers (Recycling – All together in one can)   Rinse, empty liquids, and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not place cap back on container.  
  • Plastic #5 (PP) Food and Beverage Containers (Recycling - All together in one can)   Rinse, empty liquids, and commingle with recyclable mix. Do not place cap back on container.
  • Plastic #7 (OTHER) Food and Beverage Containers(Recycling All together in one can)   Rinse, empty liquids, and commingle   with recyclable mix. Do not place cap back on container.
  • Polyboard/Drink Boxes (Recycling All together in one can) Empty and mix with other recyclables.
  • Steel Containers Boxes (Recycling All together in one can) Rinse, Commingle with recyclables.  Aerosol cans must be empty and plastic caps removed and discarded.  
  • Telephone Books Boxes (Recycling All together in one can) Also include paperback and softcover books.   Do not include hardcover books.
  • Tires (Recycling)  Accepted at recycling center. Fore more information, view Solid Waste Material Data Sheet.
  • White Goods & Light Iron (Recycling)  Accepted at recycling center. To be picked up at curbside by DPW, a $10 sticker required. Sold at Town Hall.

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