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The following items are
accepted for recycling in our program:
Plastic bags (they can be returned to grocery or department stores)
Expanded foam or #6 plastic polystyrene including Styrofoam, plastic egg cartons and clear plastic deli / bakery-type containers
Motor oil, insecticide, herbicide, and other hazardous chemical containers
Plastic film (no plastic bags, sleeves, sheets, tarps or wrap)
Six-pack plastic rings and other plastic beverage holder rings
Plastic containers that are not labeled with a #1-5 or #7 recycling symbol (see bottom of container)
Paper containers for liquids including "gable top" cartons usually containing juice, milk or wine
Soiled paper towels or napkins
Window glass, mirrors, drinking glasses, dinnerware or ceramics (tempered glass is not recyclable in our program)
Plastic children's toys
For More Information
For more information about acceptable and unacceptable items for recycling, contact the Waste Removal Division at (309) 454-9715.
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