Mixed Recycling

Most plastic jugs and bottles are 100 percent recyclable. Plastic #1 and #2 are the most commonly used forms of plastic in bottled water containers - and the most commonly collected.  Aluminum is a sustainable metal and can be recycled over and over again. A can is generally turned into a new can and back on store shelves within 60 days.

Allowed Items

Please empty and rinse out containers and cans

  • Yogurt tubs
  • Deli or salad bar "Clamshells" (Plastic only)
  • Drink Cartons
  • Water bottles (including caps)
  • Aluminum soda and beverage cans
  • Aluminum/Steel food and beverage cans
  • #1-7 Plastics

Not Allowed Items 

  • Foil
  • Styrofoam (Yes...even when it says recycle)
  • Straws
  • Plastic ware
  • Wax Cardboard
  • Plastic bags
  • Box Liner Bags
  • Food Containers (items that are soiled with food cannot be recycled)
  • Vitamin and Prescription bottles (HIPAA)
Last modified: Jan 27, 2016
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