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NOTICE  – EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2018:
PLEASE REMOVE GLASS FROM YOUR RECYCLING BIN
PLEASE PLACE GLASS IN YOUR WASTE RECEPTACLE
​THANK-YOU, MCSWMA 249-4125

METAL

  • Non-returnable cans: soup, pet food, coffee, etc.

SOLID PLASTIC

  • Condiment bottles: ketchup and mustard bottles, sour cream, frosting and butter tubs, salad dressing and syrup bottles, etc.
  • Bathroom accessory bottles: shampoo, body wash and hand soap bottles, lotion bottles, plastic cosmetics tubes, etc.
  • Cleaning supplies: Spray bottles, dish and laundry soap bottles, fabric softener bottles, windshield washer jugs, empty aerosol cans, etc.
  • Non-returnable plastic containers: sports drink, juice, milk, or water bottles, saline solution bottles, baby wipe containers, etc.

Non-Acceptable Materials

  • Glass
  • Plastic bags, baggies, & wrap
  • Any wrapper with foil
  • Chip bags
  • Bread bags
  • Styrofoam
  • Photo paper
  • Photographs
  • Wax-coated items
  • Bubble wrap
  • Pet food bags
  • Christmas lights
  • Medical supplies
  • Garden hoses
  • Rubber
  • Tires
  • Box fans
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • No food
  • Sharps
  • Plastic fence
  • Electronic waste
  • TV’s, VCR’s, or DVD players
  • Computers

Please follow these procedures for recycling rigids!

  • Rinse out all rigid items. Labels may be kept on.
  • Caps and lids must be removed, but are still recyclable.
  • Place rigid items in bin or hard walled container.
  • DO NOT PUT RIGIDS IN PLASTIC OR PAPER BAGS!

How are plastic bottles recycled?

 

 

 

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