Sorting Guide: Container Usage

Blue Container
RECYCLABLES
Black Container
NON-RECYCLABLE
Green Container
ORGANICS

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

Clothes, rags, shoes

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 or RUGS

Cat waste & litter (bagged)

Bathroom waste ie: sanitary supplies

Cigarette butts

Disposable diapers (bagged)

Medication (see disposal of medication)

NO CARPET or RUGS

YARD WASTE: Grass clippings, leaves,

twigs, small branches, weeds, etc.

Dog waste

FOOD WASTE: leftovers, sauces, eggshells,

coffee grounds & filters, peels, pits, seeds,

meat, poultry, fish, and their skin and bones,

pasta, bread, rice, FOG (fats, oils, grease)

Paper towels used to soak up fats/oil/grease

Large amounts of cooking oil should be

brought to the District for proper recycling.

COMPOSTABLE BAGS ARE

PREFERRED IF YOU ARE

BAGGING YOUR WASTE

NO CARPET or RUGS