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Recycling Guidelines


Recycle Bins for all Residents

Beginning in March, 2018 a new dark green 64-gallon wheeled and lidded recycling container will be provided to all residents at no charge by GFL Environmental Services, the city's waste disposal contractor. If you currently have a 64-gallon red (or lime green) cart they will pick those up after the new containers are delivered. If you have any questions call DPW at 343-2460.

Items currently being picked up for recycling include newspapers, magazines, catalogues, office paper and telephone books; plastic containers marked with the triangular recycling symbol, rinsed clean with caps removed; metal or aluminum cans and containers such as pie tins, rinsed and flattened when possible; empty aerosol cans, plastic caps discarded; any glass bottles and jars, rinsed and unbroken; cardboard, broken down into pieces and and flattened and placed in recycling bin. Put full recycling bin and beside your trash at the curb on your scheduled pickup day. Green 18-gallon replacement or extra bins are available for $10 at the Department of Public Works. We suggest marking your address on your bin with permanent marker.

The following items are not recyclable and should be disposed of in your trash bags: broken glass, window glass, mirrors, Pyrex, ceramics dishes, plastic grocery bags, Styrofoam packing materials or containers, any container which held oil, pesticides, or herbicides classified as hazardous material. Pizza boxes or food containers contaminated with grease cannot be recycled.

Recycling Guidelines

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