Unacceptable Items

The following items are not recyclable and should be included with your trash:

  • Plastic Bags and Packaging (even if recycle number is on it)
  • Bags with a plastic-like or wax-like coating
  • Plastics - numbers 3 or higher (or no number)
  • polystyrene foam or Packing Peanuts (even if recycle number is on it)
  • Cellophane
  • Gift Wrap
  • Wax-Coated Paper Drink Containers - milk/juice containers
  • Hazardous Waste Containers (even if recycle number is on it)
  • Plastic Forks/Knives/Spoons
  • Paper, Plastic, and Polystyrene Foam Serving Items
  • Plate Glass, Ceramics, Cups, Dishes, Light Bulbs, Windows, Broken Glass, Fluorescent Bulbs (see fluorescent bulb disposal instructions)
  • Personal Hygiene Products - facial tissue (i.e. Kleenex), paper towels, diapers, toilet tissue, or feminine hygiene products
  • Food & Wet Waste
  • Any items inside a plastic bag or bag with a plastic-like coating