What Can I Recycle?

What can I recycle?

Don’t trash your recycling!

Proper sorting ensures your curbside recycling actually gets recycled,
instead of ending up in the landfill.

Yep, it’s recyclable

The following items are recyclable in most curbside recycling programs.
No need to remove labels from your items.

Plastic Bottles and Containers

Bottles, jars,
jugs and tubs.

Glass Bottles and Containers

Beverage and food bottles and jars.

Cardboard Boxes

Shipping and
cereal boxes.

Beverage Cans

Soda, beer and
sparkling water.

Household Containers

Plastic containers with
plastic codes 1 or 2.


Envelopes, office paper and junk mail.

Cans and Containers

Metal food cans
and containers.

Take it to a collection site

Below are links to collection centers near you.

CRV Bottles and Cans

Most beverages sold in glass, plastic or metal containers are eligible for CRV redemption at a recycling center.

Electronic Waste

Computer and television monitors, computers, printers, VCRs, cell phones, radios and microwaves.

Used Oil

Used oil and filters.


Interior and exterior paint, deck coatings, floor paints, shellac, primer.

Rolls of used carpet.


Residential and commercial carpet.

A pile of used mattresses


Mattresses and box springs.

Check your local recycling info

These items may or may not be recyclable in your curbside recycling bin
depending on where you live.

Plastic Bags

Single-use plastic retail bags cause millions of dollars in damage to sorting machinery.

Reusable Food Containers

Food storage containers with snap or twist lids.

Plastic Medication Containers

Plastic bottles and jars.

Plastic Take-Out Food Containers

Single-use containers for entrees, soup, and condiments.

Other Plastic Containers

Containers with
plastic codes 3-7.

Trash Bags

Black and white trash
bin liner bags.

Food Soiled Pizza Box

Greasy pizza boxes.

Food Cartons

Dairy and non-dairy milk, soup and broth cartons, and juice boxes.

Nope, not recyclable

These items are not recyclable in your curbside blue recycling bin.

Soiled Container

Containers with food or liquid that can leak.

Shipping Packaging

Bubble wrap and
padded mailers.

Plastic Films

Cling wrap and plastic bread bags.


All types of batteries. Batteries are hazardous waste, causing sorting facility fires.

Snack Bags
Chip, cookie, and
granola bar wrappers.

Expanded Polystyrene Food Containers

Food and beverage
foam containers.

Multi-layered Food Containers

Baby food pouches

Electrical Cords

Power cords and
drop cables.


Water and other hoses.


Wire hangers and
loose wire.

Find a Drop-Off Location
for Household Hazardous Waste