Recycle by Room - Recycle Right
Single Stream Recycling is an automated sorting process designed to handle non-hazardous items from your kitchen, bathroom, laundry room, office and mailbox. The recyclables are then collected and transported to a material recovery
facility where they are sorted and processed.
All junk mail, sales inserts, letters and envelopes (DO NOT SHRED).
All letters and envelopes (DO NOT SHRED).
Plain greeting cards and envelopes. Cards with glitter or foil decorations should be placed in the garbage.
Keep newspapers clean and dry. Wet paper will not make it through the sorting equipment.
All magazines and catalogs.
Packing paper from shipping boxes (NO PLASTIC).
Phone books can be recycled if they are broken apart into sections that are about 1 inch thick. Full thickness phonebooks are too heavy to make it through the sorting equipment.
Flatten all boxes and keep dry.
All cardboard packing inserts (no plastic).
Flatten and keep dry. Put plastic or metal end caps in garbage.
Bubble wrap cannot be sorted by the single-stream equipment and will tangle up the machinery and cause it to shut down.
Plastic wrap cannot be sorted by the single-stream equipment and will tangle up the machinery and cause it to shut down.
Styrofoam cannot be properly sorted by the single-stream equipment.
Styrofoam and other foam materials cannot be properly sorted by the single-stream equipment.
The fibers in wrapping paper are too short to be recycled into new paper. They often contain other materials such as foil and glitter that are not recyclable.
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