Recycling

 

Recycle Clipart

Available the weekends of the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month. Bring your recyclable items to the dumpsters
at the Street Department Shed on Patterson Road.

2014 Recycling Calendar

 

Acceptable Single Stream Recycling Materials

CONTAINERS:

Aluminum Cans, Trays & Foil (trays & foil must be cleaned)

Steel Cans & Tins

Aseptic Packaging & Gable Top Containers (Milk & Juice Cartons)

Glass Bottles and Jars - (clear, brown, green)

NO WINDOW GLASS, AUTO GLASS, DINNERWARE OR CERAMICS!

PET Soda, Water & Flavored Beverage Bottles (#1 clear and green plastic resin)

HDPE Milk, Water & Juice Jugs (#2 clear plastic resin)

HDPE Detergent & Fabric Softner Cointainers (#2 colored plastic resins)

PVC Narrow Neck Containers Only! (#3 plastic resins) - Such as health & beauty aid products, household cleaners

LDPE Grocery Containers (#4 plastic resin) - such as margarine tubs, frozen desert cups, six pack rings, etc

PP Grocery Containers (#5 plastic resin) - such as yogurt cups, and Narrow Neck syrup and ketchup bottles

#7 Plastic Resins NARROW NECK CONTAINERS ONLY! - Plastic buckets such as kitty litter containers (5 gallon size maximum) - NO METAL HANDLES!

NOTES:

1) All containers need to be emptied and rinsed clean. Container lids and caps may be placed back onto the container after rinsing or placed loose in the recycling bin

2) No Motor Oil, Insecticide, Herbicide or Hazardous Chemical Containers

3) No Plastic Bags - instead; reuse or return to grocery store or department stores

4) No Plastic Sheets or Film (no plastic sheets, tarps or wraps)

5) Expanded Foam and Clear Polystrene not accepted per joint advisory from the Illinois Recycling Association, Illinois Department of Commerc e & Community Affairs and Region 5 US Environmental Protection Agency

PAPER FIBER:

Newspaper, Including Inserts (remove plastic sleeves)

Cardboard (no waxed cardboard) NOTE** CARDBOARD IS ONLY ACCEPTED IN THE RESIDENTIAL CURBSIDE COLLECTION PROGRAMS AND WITH THE COMMERCIAL

Kraft (brown paper) Bags

Magazines, Catalogues and telephone books

Office, Computer, Notebook & Gift Wrap Paper (no metal clips, spirals, binders)

Chipboard (cereal, cake & food mix boxes, gift boxes, shoe boxes and etc)

Carrier Stock (soda & beer can carrying cases)

Junk Mail & Envelopes (no plastic cards, stick on labels or unused stamps)

Paper Back Books (no hard cover books)

ALL OF THE ABOVE CONTAINERS AND PAPER FIBER MATERIALS MAY BE PLACED AND MIXED TOGETHER INTO THE SAME RECYCLING BIN. THIS IS CALLED "SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING"

 

 

 

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