WHAT CAN YOU RECYCLE ON THE CURB
The Bureau of Sanitation issues blue containers for recycling. The following are items that can be placed in the recycling container:
All Clean Dry Paper
computer, ledger, wrapping, arts and craft paper, unwanted mail, flyers, telephone books, note cards, newspaper, blueprints, magazines, file folders, paper bags, Post-it notes, catalogs; and all envelopes including those with windows
All Cardboard Boxes and Chipboard
cereal, tissue, dry food, frozen food, shoe, and detergent boxes; paper and toilet rolls; and corrugated boxes broken down and flattened
All Aluminum, Tin, Metal, and Bi-Metal Cans
rinsed if possible, soda, juice, soup, vegetables, and pet food cans; pie tins; clean aluminum foils; empty paint and aerosol cans with plastic caps removed, and wire hangers
All Glass Bottles and Jars
rinsed if possible, soda, wine, beer, spaghetti sauce, pickle jars, broken bottles, and etc.
Empty Plastic Containers
rinsed if possible, soda, juice, detergent, bleach, shampoo, lotion, mouthwash, dishwashing liquid bottles, milk jugs, tubs for margarine and yogurt, plastic planters, and etc.
All Plastic Bags and All Film Bags grocery bags and dry cleaner bags
DO NOT RECYCLE THESE ITEMS
If these items are placed in the blue container, there's a likelihood of contaminating the other clean materials. Please ensure that the items placed in the blue container are clean and free from contaminants.
all soiled papers or bags with oils and food waste
window glass, mirror glass, auto glass, light bulbs, fluorescent lights and ceramics
plastic trays from frozen dinners, plastic six-pack rings, plastic hygienic items, plastic hangers, and plastic toys
coated milk cartons, electrical cords, cloth/fabric, PVC, styrofoam polystyrene, products used for packing or from fast food restaurants, appliances, mini blinds, kitchen utensils, lawn furniture, garden hoses, rubber tires, construction materials, including asphalt or concrete, wood and wood products
syringes, all partially filled aerosol cans and containers for cleaning fluids, automotive fluids, batteries, pesticides, oil based paint, garden chemicals, and pool cleaners
To dispose of the hazardous materials please call: