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Residential Recycling

Household Recyclable Material is collected one (1) time per week. Your pickup schedule is Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday. Please click on the following link for a map of your service area: Map of Recyclable Material Service Area.

An unlimited amount of recyclable material may be placed curbside for collection in City provided 14-gallon recycle bins. The Contractor will leave behind all materials not accepted in the program. A tag indicating the reason will be left.

The following materials ARE currently accepted in the curbside recycling program:

First Recycle Bin

  1. Pasteboard (i.e. cereal boxes, empty paper towel and toilet paper rolls, soda boxes, beer boxes, tissue boxes, gift boxes, pizza boxes and shoe boxes)
  2. Brown paper grocery bags (no wax, no wet strength material, no liners)
  3. Corrugated cardboard (flattened and cut down to fit inside the recycle bin)
  4. Newspapers, supplements, magazines, catalogs and telephone books

Second Recycle Bin

  1. Plastic containers #1-7 (#’s on bottom of containers) (Remove all lids)
  2. Glass bottles and jars (clear, green and brown) (Remove all lids)
  3. Aluminum cans
  4. Steel cans such as food cans
  5. Empty non-hazardous aerosol cans (remove nozzles)

Please rinse out all containers and remove all lids.

The following materials are NOT accepted in the curbside recycling program at this time:

  1. Plastic bags, planting pots or plastic trays (even those with #1-7 on the bottom)
  2. Electronic devices
  3. Motor oil or pesticide containers
  4. Drink ware
  5. Light bulbs
  6. Aluminum foil or pie plates
  7. Paint or pesticide cans
  8. Egg cartons and Styrofoam
  9. Broken glass, i.e. window panes or mirrors, etc.
  10. Wax coated cardboard

Please contact the Solid Waste Division at 407-688-5089 to receive recycle bins.