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Deltona

Residential Recycling

Household recycling is collected one (1) time per week. Please place your household recycling curbside by 6 a.m.

PLEASE RECYCLE THE FOLLOWING:

  1.  Aluminum – Empty cans
  2.  Corrugated cardboard boxes
  3.  Glass – Clear & color food and beverage jars and bottles. Please rinse and remove food and other contents. Lids must be removed and disposed with the trash.
  4.  Juice cartons – All drink boxes and milk/juice cartons.
  5.  Magazines – Including catalogs and printed material with glossy pages.
  6.  Mixed paper – Brown paper bags, junk mail, envelopes, copier paper, shredded paper, pizza boxes, cardboard egg cartons, paper towel & toilet paper rolls, cereal and shoe boxes.
  7.  Newspapers – Includes all paper that is distributed with or as part of general circulation newspapers.
  8.  Plastics – With the recycling symbol recycleRecycle #1-7 PET and HDPE containers such as beverage bottles, dish washing soap bottles, shampoo bottles, plastic milk jugs, and detergent bottles. Please rinse and remove food and other contents.
  9.  Steel and tin cans – Please rinse or remove contents (empty aerosol cans are OK too). Caps and lids must be removed and disposed with the trash.
  10.  Telephone books

ITEMS THAT CANNOT BE RECYCLED

  1. Aluminum foil
  2. Ceramics
  3. Christmas lights
  4. Coat hangers
  5. Computers, printers or other office equipment
  6. Electric cords
  7. Garden hoses
  8. Glass cookware/bakeware
  9. Household items – Cooking pots & pans, toasters, etc.
  10. Light bulbs (incandescent or fluorescent)
  11. Mirrors
  12. Plastic bags
  13. Plastics – Unnumbered or without recycle symbol
  14. Porcelain
  15. Styrofoam – Egg cartons, food containers, or packing material
  16. Window or auto glass

HELPFUL RECYCLING TIPS

  1. Please do NOT place any recyclables in plastic bags.
  2. Separating newspapers is not required, but newspapers can be placed in brown paper bags (no plastic bags please).
  3. Plastic bags and Styrofoam containers can be recycled at local grocery stores with designated recycling bins.
  4. Fluorescent light bulbs can be recycled at a major home improvement store.
  5. Place yard waste at curb and use a cart or can for loose cuttings.