Recyclables are collected by a contractor, E.L. Harveys & Sons, Inc., every other week. Recycling is now collected single stream; combine all items in your recycling cart. Recycling collection is now fully automated and only materials inside the cart will be collected.
Place your recycle cart curbside at the curb by 7:00 am on your collection day. Recycling carts should be at least three feet away from the trash barrels and other objects.
Recycling collections are delayed on day following observed holidays.
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Recycling collection calendar
Single stream recycling preparation:
All recyclable materials should be placed in your cart; you no longer need to separate recyclables. All materials are sorted and recycled at the processing plant. All recyclables should be empty, clean and free of food residue.
Paper and Cardboard
Remove all food residues, and put soiled paper in your regular trash. Cardboard should be cut into pieces small enough to prevent it from becoming lodged in the cart.
corrugated cardboard, newspaper, index cards, magazines, telephone books, junk mail, construction paper, white and colored copy /computer paper, envelopes, paperboard boxes (e.g., cracker boxes, cereal, shoe, gift boxes, paper egg cartons).
plastic coated paper, tissues, napkins, paper towels, cups, plates, sandwich/food wrap or waxed paper, soiled paper.
Glass Food Containers
Empty and rinse containers. Labels and lids are OK
any size and colored glass bottles and jars. Examples: beverages, pasta sauce, olives/capers/condiments, jam/jelly/preserves, vinegar, baby food, olive oil (rinsed clean). Caps, lids, neck rings, and labels may be left on or removed.
aquariums, auto glass, ceramics, dishes, baking/cookware, drinking glasses or mugs, eyeglasses, light bulbs, mirrors, picture frames, tabletop, windows.
Metal Food Containers
All containers should be empty and rinsed free of food residue. Lids and labels are OK.
aluminum, tin,steel food and beverage cans (any size); Example: soup, vegetables and fruit, pet food, coffee cans; single - use aluminum baking/muffin/pie pans.
aerosol cans, paint cans, gas/chemicals cans, pots and pans, pressurized containers (propane, SCUBA tanks, etc.) or or scrap metal.
All containers should be empty and rinsed. Labels and lids are OK.
: narrow and wide-neck bottles, jars, and jugs with a recycling triangle and #1-#7, beverages/water bottles, deli, margarine and yogurt containers, detergent, bleach, shampoo bottles, etc. Caps, neck rings and labels are OK.
plastic bags (grocery, dry cleaner, Ziploc, etc), cling wrap, plastic untensils, motor oil, antifreeze, pesticide, herbicide bottles, PVC or vinyl, CD cases, six-pack rings, hangers.
(cups, plates, trays, take out containers, packaging, etc.).