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What's Recyclable
CURB SIDE RECYCLING - WHAT'S RECYCLABLE, WHAT'S NOT

ACCEPTABLE FIBER (CLEAN)
- newspaper
- cardboard
- magazines
- flyers
- telephone books
- paperback books
- catalogs
- boxboard (unlined soda or merchandise boxes)
- untreated office papers (typing, copy or printer paper)
- stationary
- envelopes
- bills
- brown paper bags
- junk mail

OTHER ACCEPTABLE ITEMS
- glass (clean bottles only)
- metals (aluminum or steel (tin) clean cans only)
- plastics (clean food containers and clean bottles clearly marked with recyclable designations 1-7)


UNACCEPTABLE FIBER
- waxed or coated papers or boxes (food containers, laminated papers)
- toilet or facial tissue
- heat sensitive papers
- synthetic papers (Tyvek)
- wrapping papers
- photographs
- carbon papers
- hard covered books or binders
- glued papers (labels)

OTHER UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS
- window glass
- ceramic cups/dishes
- cooking pots/pans
- aerosol cans
- clothes hangers
- hazardous waste containers
- appliances or electronics
- construction materials
- composite materials (plastic/metal/glass used together in one item)
- styrofoam
- plastic bags

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