Drop-Off Recycling Guidelines

Drop-off recycling containers are located throughout the county.
Listed below are guidelines that describe what is and is not acceptable in the containers.

Acceptable Recycling Items Include:

  • #1-#5 Plastics - butter tubs, laundry detergent bottles, milk jugs, pop and water bottles, yogurt containers (loose items only, rinsed, smashed with lids removed)
  • Aluminum and Metal - food and beverage containers, foil, pie tins (rinsed to remove food and liquids)
  • Cardboard - all cardboard boxes, cereal boxes, chipboard, packing boxes, paper bags (broken down/flattened)
  • Clear Glass Food and Beverage Containers (rinsed with lids removed) 
  • Mixed Paper - books, computer paper, envelopes, junk mail, magazines, newspapers, office paper

Unacceptable Recycling Items Include:

  • Absorbent Paper (napkins, paper towels, tissues)
  • Diapers
  • Dog Food Bags
  • Ceramic Dishes
  • Colored Glass
  • Compact Fluorescent and Fluorescent Bulbs (Household Hazardous Materials
  • Glass Dishes or Glasses
  • Light Bulbs
  • Paper Cups and Plates
  • Plastic Bags
  • Plastic with no recycling triangle and #6-#7 plastic
  • Styrofoam
  • Syringes
  • Vinyl Siding
  • Window Glass

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