By following a few simple rules, you can maximize the benefits of recycling in our community:
- No plastic bags - recycle at local grocery or drug stores
- Material must be clean and free of food waste. Rinse bottles, jars and cans. Discard caps and lids. Plastic caps may be left on empty plastic bottles and jars
- Do not use plastic bags to hold paper or containers
- Automobile fluid containers are not accepted
- Polystyrene (#6 plastic) and styrofoam products are not accepted
- Plastic toys and furniture are not accepted
- When in doubt, throw it out
NEWSPAPERS/MAGAZINES: Recycled separately. Do not need to be tied.
OFFICE PAPER: no labels, place in bin that is next to the Newspaper and Magazine area.
CARDBOARD: Must be emptied. Brown paper bags accepted in the same area.
PLASTIC: All numbers. Please separate Number 2 from other plastics. No oil jugs.
BOOKS: Place in bin next to glass barrels.
GLASS: Clear, brown, green glass recycled. Contents and labels (if possible) must be removed and rinsed. NO caps, closures, neck rings, mirrors or light bulbs, porcelain or ceramics. Barrels are clearly marked for each type of glass.
TIN/METAL: Must be rinsed, but does not need labels removed.
USED MOTOR OIL: Limited to no more than five (5) gallons at one time. Oil must be free of contaminants such as gas, antifreeze and paint thinner. Containers that are brought in and left must be marked with name, address and phone number.
TIRES: A charge of $2.00 for tires up to 17" in diameter; $10.00 for larger tires. If rims are not removed, there will be an additional charge of $10.00 per wheel.
APPLIANCES: Any appliance containing freon such as refrigerators, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, freezers will be subject to a $8.50 fee which is used for disposal (State law).
METAL/WHITE GOODS: Dryers, stoves and ranges in the designated area on the right within the fence. No charge.
BATTERY RECYCLING: Primary/single use and rechargeable battery recycling program. Free with Sticker Purchase.
Primary/single use batteries accepted as follows but not limited to: AA, AAA, C, and D-cell, 9-volt and button and coin single use batteries. (Ex: flashlights, clocks, watches, smoke detectors etc.)
Rechargeable Batteries as follows: Nickel Cadium (NI-Cd); Nickel Metal Hydride (NI-Mh); Nickel Zinc (NI-Zn); Small Sealed lead acid (ssla/pb); Lithium Ion (Li-Ion); Cell phones of any make, model, and age. (Ex: Power Tools, Digital Cameras, Two way radios, cordless phones; Security Systems, Emergency devices, Mobile scooters, UPS backups, laptops, Etc.)
How To Prepare your Batteries for Recycling: To adhere to transportation laws and to help keep this a free program please read carefully: All batteries must be individually separated into plastic sandwich bags or the positive terminal must have a non-conductive tape over it. (Non-conductive tapes are packaging tape, electrical tape and duct tape only.)
CELL PHONES: We suggest for your own security you delete or factory reset all cellphones before recycling. Each cell phone must be in an individual plastic bag.