Recyclable / Non-recyclable Materials

Recyclable materials — can be recycled

  • Aluminum cans
  • Cardboard boxes (flattened)
  • Catalogs
  • File Folders
  • Food boxes (flattened)
  • Glass bottles
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers and inserts
  • Office Paper
  • Paperback book
  • Phone books
  • Plastics (# 1-7)
  • Plastic tubs, jars, or bottles
  • Tin, Steel, or Aerosol cans

Non-recyclable Materials — Don’t Recycle

  • Ceramics
  • Dishes
  • Electronics
  • Food Waste¬† (can be composted, though!)
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Light bulbs
  • Mirrors
  • Motor oil containers
  • Styrofoam
  • Window glass

What to do with material that can’t be recycled?