Sorting Guide: Container Usage

Blue Container
RECYCLABLES
Black Container
NON-RECYCLABLE

ALL PAPER, CARDBOARD, PLASTIC,

GLASS, METAL & STYROFOAM

Aerosol cans (empty)

Aluminum cans (please do not crush)

Aluminum foil & plastic wrap

Beverage containers

Books (hard & soft back)

Bottle caps

Boxes & packing materials

Brochures, mailers & junk mail

Cardboard boxes

Cereal boxes & liners

Computer/Copy/Ledger paper

Drink boxes

Egg cartons

Envelopes

Food cans & yogurt containers (empty)

Glass products

Glass cosmetic bottles (empty)

Juice cartons & bottles

Laundry bottles & boxes (empty)

Lids & container closures

Metal & plastic coat hangers

Milk & cream cartons

Mirrors

Newspapers & magazines

Paper products (all)

Paper tubes

Pizza boxes & paper plates

Plastic bags/bottles/containers

Plastic cups/plates/utensils

Plastic milk jugs

Plastic toys

Ribbon, twine, rope

Sponges

Styrofoam products

Tin cans

Tissue paper and tissue boxes

All paper - wrapping, waxed, etc

NO CARPET, RUGS

Animal waste & cat litter (bagged)

Bathroom waste ie: sanitary supplies

Cigarette butts

Clothes, rags, shoes

Cooking oil & grease ( in closed container)

Disposable diapers (bagged)

Food waste (eggshells, peels, pits)

Liquid waste ( in closed container)

Yard waste – grass & tree trimmings

Medication (see disposal of medication)

NO CARPET, RUGS