Recycling and Trash Definitions

Recyclables

  • All paper

    • White office paper

    • Glossy, brightly colored paper

    • Newspapers, ads, inserts

    • Magazines

    • Books, notebooks

    • Pamphlets, brochures

  • Cardboard (e.g. pizza boxes)

  • Cans and bottles

  • Plastics numbered 1-7 within the recycling symbol

Trash

  • Food waste (e.g. banana peels and coffee grounds)

  • Snack wrappers (e.g. candy wrappers, energy bar wrappers and chip bags)

  • Facial tissues, napkins and restroom hand towels

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