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Paper makes up the largest percentage of the solid waste stream at 33 percent. It's also one of the most recovered materials, as recycling opportunities are often readily available.

Allowed Items

  • Junk mail
  • Envelopes
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone books
  • Manila File Folders
  • Hardback and Paperback Books
  • Manuals & Manuscripts
  • Shredded Paper
  • Construction Paper
  • Carbon Paper

Not Allowed

  • Confidential Documents
  • Drink Cartons
  • Giftwrap
  • Photographs
  • Paper towels and Tissue Paper
  • Paper plates and cups
Last modified: Nov 07, 2018
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