At the Recycling Center

Batteries

LEAD ACID BATTERIES (Auto, Boat, etc.) Drop off located on north end of building by used motor oil. Place on white spill control pallet.

RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES

Drop off at office window during operating hours.

 

Glass

Recycle glass bottles & jars only. Rinse and discard lids. Labels can be left on. No light bulbs, ceramics, window glass, drinking glasses, glass bakeware or windshields.

 

Metals


ALUMINUM CANS

Drain and rinse. No foil or tin cans.

SCRAP METALS

Brass (yellow & red); copper tubing & wire (cleaned); cast & sheet aluminum (less than 31/2’ wide/long); vehicle radiators.

TIN (STEEL) CANS

Food and drink cans only. Please rinse. Labels can be left on. No aerosol or paint cans.

 

Motor/Cooking Oil

Residential use only. Use sealed containers no larger than 5 gallons. Place on white spill control pallets located on front side of the building. If you need your container back, bring to center during operating hours for assistance.

 

Plastics

There are three categories of plastic, each with their own bin (see below). Check code # on bottom of container and place in the appropriate bin. Please rinse containers.

No Styrofoam, plastic bags, plastic packaging, or plastics having contained hazardous waste.

#1 Clear Plastic bottles and jugs
#2 Cloudy Plastic bottles and jugs (e.g. Milk Jugs with screw top)
#2 Color Plastic bottles and jugs

Paper

Newspaper/Magazines

High-gloss magazines and catalogs only. Tear thicker catalogs into quarter inch sections. Remove newspapers from boxes, bags or string and place loose in the bin. Inserts included in the paper may be recycled as newspaper.

Cardboard and Browns

Two-ply cardboard with wavy center, brown bags, paper towel cores, boxboard such as cereal boxes. Flatten boxes to no larger than 4×4 feet. No waxed boxes.

Mixed Paper

Includes junk mail, file folders, index cards, brochures, envelopes, single, egg cartons, construction, wrapping paper and catalogs. Please No: Napkins, paper towels or plates, facial tissue, photos, hard/softbound books, or aseptic (e.g. no foil-lined or plastic-coated cartons such as milk, soy, juice, soup or ice cream).

PHONE BOOKS

Place in the bin located in front of the building. No paperback books or catalogs.

SHRED

Empty shredded paper from bags into bin inside warehouse during operating hours.  No diamond crosscut shred.

SHREDDING SERVICES

Bring material to be shredded to warehouse during operating hours. No plastics, rubber, metals, 3-ring or glue bindings. 

WHITE LEDGER

White copy paper, jet & laser printed computer paper, lined writing paper. Place in bin inside of warehouse during operating hours. No low grade papers, colored paper, cardstock or envelopes. (Place these in the Mixed Paper bin).

Other

BICYCLES

We accept bicycles (and parts).  Drop off during operating hours.

CFL’S (Compact Fluorescent Bulbs)

Drop off CFLs (unbroken) at office window during operating hours. No fluorescent tubes.

BOOKS

Place readable hardback and paperback books in bin near the used motor oil drop off. Place catalogs, manuals, journals, etc. in the Mixed Paper bin.

CARTRIDGES (Inkjet & Toner)

Drop off during operating hours at office window.

CELL PHONES

Drop off during operating hours at office window.

YARD WASTE

Access to yard waste drop is on N. Almon Street directly behind Center. Available 24 hrs. No commercial haulers.