Recycling Dos & Don’ts

Please do

  • Rinse and clean food debris from containers
  • Empty all contents from bottles
  • Remove lids from glass jars, then put lids in recycling
  • Keep lids or caps on plastic bottles.
  • Keep labels on beverage containers
  • Broken glass ok to recycle (not window glass)

Please do not recycle

  • Batteries
  • Bubble wrap
  • Clothes, fabrics, pillows
  • Cleaning Products
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs or Tubes
  • Electronic Waste
  • Hoses
  • Paints, Solvents, and Thinners
  • Plastic Bags
  • Plastic Sheets or Tarps
  • Pesticides or Herbicides
  • Paper” to-go coffee cups (They are lined with plastic.)
  • Pet waste
  • Pool Chemicals
  • Soiled or greasy cardboard or pizza boxes
  • Straws
  • Shoes
  • Styrofoam and Styrofoam “peanuts”
  • Window glass
  • For more details on what can and cannot be recycled go to