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Recyclables

Please rinse out containers and recycle the following items:
PLASTICS

  • Plastic food containers #1-7
  • Plastic laundry and soap containers
  • Plastic medicine and vitamin bottles
  • Sports, iced tea and juice bottles

PAPER

  • Junk mail
  • Office paper
  • Paper bags
  • Newspapers & inserts
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Clean pizza boxes
  • Paperboard box (cereal, cracker and cake boxes)
  • Cartons (milk and juice)
  • Magazines and catalogs
  • Soft cover books
  • Gift wrap and cards (non metallic)

METAL

  • Aluminum food and beverage cans
  • EMPTY aerosol cans
  • Coffee cans

GLASS

  • All colored glass jars
  • Liquor and wine bottles
  • Beverage glass bottles (i.e. Snapple)


DO NOT RECYCLE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WITH YOUR RECYCLABLES:

  • Retail bags - recycle only at stores
  • Plastic packaging or bubble wrap
  • Plastic toys, furniture, and pots
  • Caps or lids
  • Frozen food boxes
  • Styrofoam
  • Ceramic or canning jars
  • Window glass
  • Hard cover books
  • Propane tanks - 1 to 3 lb. tanks are trash, 25 lb. + may be recycled at a business near you that accepts tanks
  • Used motor oil - empty containers are trash, recycle used motor oil at transfer station (residents only)
  • Household batteries - recycle at transfer stations
  • Full or nearly full aerosol cans - collected at HHW
  • Learn more about Recycling Right in New York State