Acceptable Items: Recyclables, Bulky Items, Universal/Mercury Waste


Recyclables are separated by the following types:

Corrugated Cardboard

Flattened, clean, and dry corrugated cardboard. Remove all packing materials including foam and shrink wrap.

Note: No packing material, soiled cardboard, or waxed cardboard

Paper & Paperboard

Office paper, newspaper, magazines, catalogs, phone books, clean paper bags, junk mail, envelopes, brochures paperboard (cereal boxes, shoe boxes), paper egg cartons, and soda boxes

Note: No plastic-coated paper, tissues, napkins, paper towels, cups, plates, sandwich/food wrap, and/or soiled paper.

Glass Bottles & Jars

Beverage bottles and food jars (all colors and sizes) - empty and rinsed.

Note: No aquariums, dishes or ceramics, drinking glasses, eyeglasses, light bulbs, windows, or mirrors.

Metal Food Containers

Steel/tin /aluminum cans and lids; aluminum pie plates - empty and clean

Note: No aerosol cans, paint cans, gas/chemical cans, pots and pans, or scrap metal

Bulky Metal Drop-off

White goods without Freon (washer, dryer, microwave, etc.), small engine tools (must be drained of all fluids), pots and pans, hand tools, bicycles, metal furniture (file cabinet, table, chairs, etc.), scrap metal, and grills.

Note: No gas/chemical cans, propane tanks, or paint cans.

Rigid Plastics Drop-off

Buckets, milk crates, bread trays, chairs, toys, playground equipment, flower pots (no soil), old recycling bins, and trash barrels (empty).

Note: No flexible hosing, tarps, gas/chemical containers, fiberglass, PVC, vinyl (siding, shutters, windows, etc.)

Inkjet & Toner Cartridges

(At the Info Shack)


Donate the Following for Reuse:

  • Clothes, linens, blankets, belts, and shoes (in good condition for donation)
  • Eyeglasses (at the Info Shack)
  • Books

Bulky Items Accepted

Items Price
Metal items (non-freon-containing) and white goods
Tires (With or without rims)
Propane tanks
Softgood / Bulky Items greater than 40 pounds
Freon-containing items (refrigerators / freezers, air conditioners, or dehumidifiers)
Cathode-Ray Tube (CRT - televisions or computer monitors)
Mattresses $20
Sleeper sofas and carpeting greater than 4 feet by 6 feet

Universal Waste / Mercury Waste

Universal Waste - Bring to the recycling center during open hours for free recycling/disposal:

  • Antifreeze
  • Batteries - lead acid, rechargeable, Ni-Cd, Lithium-ion, mercury button batteries
  • Fluorescent light bulbs (all sizes/shapes)
  • Non-PCB light ballasts
  • Mercury - thermostats, thermometers, etc.
  • Motor oil (in a bottle with screw cap)
  • Oil filters

Additional Options For Recycling Universal Waste

The following universal waste can be brought to 255 Mount Wayte Ave – Recycling Center with a valid permit. Residents may drop off universal waste at our annual Hazardous Waste Day. Check with local vendors.

  • Inkjet/toner cartridges
  • Mercury thermostats and thermometers
  • Rechargeable batteries and mercury button batteries