Materials Accepted

Please separate each of the bulleted items below, and rinse containers that contained food or drink.

  • Newspaper (including inserts), magazines, and catalogs
  • White paper – white paper with any color writing on it, envelopes
  • Shredded paper – should be in a bag, securely closed
  • Colored and Glossy paper – colored paper with any color writing on it
  • Books – paperback, hardback, and telephone books
  • Corrugated cardboard – any plastic, twist ties, or food residue should be removed
  • Chipboard – boxed food, tissue boxes, egg cartons, paper towel tubes, etc.
  • Aluminum – aluminum foil, beer and soda cans
  • Tin – vegetable, soup, and dog food cans, etc.; labels can be left on
  • Glass – all colors
  • Plastic #1 (Polyethylene Terephalate Ethylene)
    Examples: soft drink, juice, water, cooking and peanut butter jars.
  • Plastic #2 (High Density Polyethylene)
    Examples: milk jugs, detergent, softener, cleaner bottles, etc.
  • Agricultural pesticide containers — must be power washed or triple rinsed


Not Accepted:

  • Clothing (try local thrift store like Joseph’s Coat)
  • Brush & tree limbs (south of center at the city drop off location)
  • Lumber
  • Styrofoam
  • Ceramics, light bulbs
  • TV dinner plates/trays
  • Computer equipment