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Recycling Do and Do Not’s

Recycling Do and Do Not’s

We are at the time of year when we will be gathering with family for the holidays.  At this time of the year we generate additional trash and recycling material, and proper disposal of these items will help the City save money by reducing rejected recycling loads.  What is a rejected recycling load you ask?  
This is when items are placed into the recycling cart that are not acceptable. This causes a recycling load to be rejected and additional costs to the City.   
We would like to provide everyone with a reminder on what can and can not go into your recycling cart.



Wrapping paper as                                   

longs as it is flattened

and not in a ball                                

Plastic Bottles                                           


Tin Cans                                                     

Flattened Loose Cardboard                     

Glass Bottles & Jars                                  


Do Not’s

Do not place a plastic bag (trash or store) filled with wrapping paper in your recycling cart, paper must be loose.            No Plastic bags at all

Do not place any fabric material.  The City has two programs 1st is curbside collection and 2nd is bin drop offs throughout the City

No food of any kind

Yard Waste

No Construction Material, including wood

No metal

No Car parts (Rotors, tires, bumpers, etc.)

No Electronics (TV’s, radios, VCR’s, etc.)

No Styrofoam of any kind

No Christmas Trees (these will be collected during the month of January on your trash day)

No Books (These can be dropped off at the Transfer Station in the book bin at no charge)

Do your part and recycling the correct way for more information please Below are a couple of links to help your recycling journey.

How the MRF Works

Recycling Game

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