Recycling Information

GLASS | ALUMINUM | TIN AND AEROSOL CANS | PLASTIC CONTAINERS | NEWSPAPERS
CORRUGATED CARDBOARD | MAGAZINES AND MIXED PAPER | WHITE GOODS AND SCRAP METAL | TIRES | COMPUTERS & ELECTRONICS | YARD WASTE | LEAVES | USED MOTOR OIL AND FILTERS | COOKING OIL | CAR AND HOUSEHOLD BATTERIES | PROPANE TANKS | TEXTILES | CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION

GLASS

What is Glass?

All bottles and jars, clear, brown or green, used for packaging foods or beverages and commonly known as glass.

Mirrors, light bulbs and auto glass ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.

How to save: DO NOT BREAK. No plastic bags of any kind.

Remove caps, lids and wash out all residue from food containers.

Commingle with aluminum, tin and plastic in one container.

DO NOT BREAK

ALUMINUM

What is Aluminum?

All Aluminum beverage cans and pet food cans. Pie dishes, trays and aluminum foil are now acceptable.

How to save: DO NOT CRUSH.

All cans must be rinsed.

Commingle with glass, tin and plastic in one container.

No plastic bags of any kind.

TIN & AEROSOL CANS

What are Tin and Aerosol Cans?

A steel can with a tin lining that contained food products, juices and jellies.

An aerosol can is a sealed airtight container which dispenses a product in a controlled direction.

How to save: DO NOT CRUSH

Wash out all food residue.

Aerosol cans should be empty.

Commingle with glass, plastic and aluminum in one container. DO NOT CRUSH.
No plastic bags of any kind.

PLASTIC CONTAINERS

What is a Plastic Container?

A plastic bottle or jug that contained milk, apple cider, soda, spring water, bleach, liquor or laundry detergents.

Any Plastic container with a 1, #2 or #5 stamped on it.

How to save: DO NOT CRUSH.

Rinse out container.

Commingle with glass, aluminum and tin in one container.

DO NOT CRUSH. No plastic bags will be accepted.

ALL ITEMS ABOVE CAN BE CO-MINGLED IN YOUR RECYCLING CONTAINER

No plastic bags of any kind.

NEWSPAPERS

What is a Newspaper?

All newsprint used to convey or report news.

Window envelopes, plastic coated envelopes, brown paper and tissue ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.

How to save:

Tie with twine or place in recycling container, such as a milk crate. Place at curbside on scheduled collection day. Check your recycling calendar.

No plastic bags of any kind.

CORRUGATED CARDBOARD

What is Corrugated?

Heavy cardboard made up of two outside layers of heavy paper with corrugation in between. Brown grocery bags are acceptable.

No paperboard gift and food containers.

How to save:

Flatten and tie in bundles no heavier than 30 pounds. Place at curb next to commingled items on collection day.

MAGAZINES AND MIXED PAPER

What are magazines and mixed paper?

Any publication with a paper back that contains stories and articles.

All types of paper such as catalogs, junk mail, telephone books, computer paper and high grade paper.

How to save:

Tie with twine or place in recycling container on your collection day.

WHITE GOODS AND SCRAP METAL

What are white goods and scrap?

Large appliances such as freezers, refrigerators, dryers, washing machines, dishwashers, stoves, hot water heaters and air conditioners.

Any large item made of metal or cast iron.

How to Recycle:

For safety, remove all doors and lay tall items on their sides to prevent tipping.

CALL DPW at 440-4860 to give your address and place at curb Tuesday night for Wednesday collection.

Failure to call will result in the item remaining at the curb and you may be subject to a fine.

TIRES

What are tires?

Any used tire off your car, motorcycle, small truck or trailer.

NO large truck tires are accepted.

How to save:

CALL DPW at 440-4860 to give your address and place at curb Tuesday night for Wednesday collection.

Failure to call will result in the item remaining at the curb and you may be subject to a fine.

COMPUTERS & ELECTRONICS

What are Computers?

Computer Processing Units (CPUs), Monitors, laptop computers, hard drives, keyboards, modems.

What are Electronics?

Fax machines, speakers, stereo equipment, television sets, vcr’s dvd players.

How to Recycle:

Bring to recycling center at 24 Industrial Ave., from 9:00AM to 12:00 Noon - Monday through Saturday.

Call DPW at 440-4860 to give your address and place at curb Tuesday night for Wednesday collection.

Failure to call will result in the item remaining at the curb and you may be subject to a fine.

YARD WASTE

What is yard waste?

Yard waste consists of your grass clippings, bushes, hedges, branches or logs that come from the upkeep of your yard.

How to prepare:

Place at curbside on your scheduled day.

Grass must be in a rigid plastic or galvanized container or in bio-degradable paper bags.

NO PLASTIC BAGS

Bushes, hedges and branches must be tied in 4 foot bundles.

LEAVES

What are leaves?

Those materials naturally formed from trees and bushes that are suitable for composting

How to Recycle:

During October, November and December, you can rake your leaves into the street in front of your house or apartment for collection on your street cleaning day.

You may also place leaves at the curb in bio-degradable paper bags.

No plastic bags will be accepted.

USED MOTOR OIL AND FILTERS

What is motor oil and filters?

The motor oil and filter from your motor vehicle.

How to save:

Bring to recycling center at the DPW garage 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon, Monday through Friday.

Do not mix with antifreeze.

COOKING OIL

What is Cooking oil?

Any Oil Used in your kitchen to prepare food

How to save:

Bring to recycling center at 24 Industrial Avenue - 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon - Monday through Saturday.

Proof of residency required.

No plastic bags of any kind.

CAR AND HOUSEHOLD BATTERIES

What batteries are accepted?

Any battery from your car, truck, boat or motorcycle.

Any household battery such as AA, AAA, C, D and 9 volt.

How to save:

Bring to recycling center at 24 Industrial Avenue - 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon, Monday through Saturday.

PROPANE TANKS

What is a propane tank?

A 20 lb tank holding propane to cook with on your outside barbecue. ONLY 20 lb tanks are accepted.

How to save:

Bring to recycling center at 24 Industrial Avenue - 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon, Monday through Saturday.

Proof of residency required.

EMPTY TANKS ONLY.

TEXTILES

What are textiles?

Acceptable textiles are all types of clothing and household textile articles such as pants, dresses, hats, drapes, curtains, belts, towels, sheets, shoes and handbags.

How to save:

Bring to recycling center at 24 Industrial Avenue  9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon, Monday through Saturday.

Proof of residency required.

CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION

What is C & D?

Any wood, plaster, sheetrock, asphalt, shingles or concrete from any small renovation job from your residential property with NO CONTRACTOR INVOLVED.

Large renovation jobs must be recycled privately.

How to save:

Bring to recycling center at 24 Industrial Avenue - 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon, Monday through Saturday.

No contractors or commercial vehicles are allowed. Proof of residency is required.