Recycling Reminders

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SINGLE STREAM SPECIFICATIONS

RECYCLABLES must be dry, loose (not bagged) and include ONLY the following:

Aluminum cans - empty

Newspaper

PET bottles with the symbol #1 – with screw tops only - empty

Mail

HDPE plastic bottles with the symbol #2 (milk, water bottles detergent, and shampoo bottles, etc.) – empty

Magazines, glossy inserts and pamphlets

Plastic containers with symbols #3-#7 – empty (no expanded polystyrene)

Uncoated paperboard (ex. cereal boxes; food and snack boxes)

Steel and tin cans – empty

Uncoated printing, writing and office paper

Glass food and beverage containers – brown, clear, or green - empty

Old corrugated containers/cardboard (uncoated)

Phone books

 

Non-Recyclables include, but are not limited to the following:

Plastic bags and bagged materials (even if containing Recyclables)

Microwavable trays

Mirrors

Window or auto glass

Light bulbs

Coated cardboard

Porcelain and ceramics

Plastics unnumbered

Expanded polystyrene

Coat hangers

Glass and metal cookware/bakeware

Household appliances and electronics,

Hoses, cords, wires

Yard waste, construction debris, and wood

Flexible plastic or  film packaging and multi-laminated materials

Needles, syringes, IV bags or other medical supplies

Food waste and liquids, containers containing such items

Textiles, cloth, or any fabric (bedding, pillows, sheets, etc.)

Excluded Materials or containers which contained Excluded Materials

Napkins, paper towels, tissue, paper plates, paper cups, and plastic utensils

Any Recyclable materials or pieces of Recyclables less than 4” in size in any dimension

Propane tanks, batteries

DELIVERY SPECIFICATIONS:

Material delivered by or on behalf of Customer may not contain more than 5% Non-Recyclables and may contain no Excluded Materials.  In the event a load does not meet Specifications, the load may be rejected and/or Customer may be charged additional processing, return or disposal costs. 

“Excluded Materials” means radioactive, volatile, corrosive, flammable, explosive, biomedical, infectious, bio-hazardous or toxic substance or material, or regulated medical or hazardous waste as defined by, characterized or listed under applicable federal, state, or local laws or regulations, materials containing information (in hard copy or electronic format, or otherwise) which information is protected or regulated under any local, state or federal privacy or data security laws, including, but not limited to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as amended, or other regulations or ordinances.

Company reserves the right upon notice to discontinue acceptance of any category of materials set forth above as a result of market conditions related to such materials and makes no representations as to the recyclability of the materials.