READY TO RECYCLE

BUT DON'T KNOW WHERE TO START?

There is no right or wrong way to recycle at home or work. Do what works for you! We are here to help. Our friendly, informative staff and volunteers are always available to assist you. Remember to REDUCE the amount you use,   REUSE things when you can, and then RECYCLE. Let's get started!

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GETTING STARTED

QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER

WHAT CAN BE RECYCLED?

  • #1 bottles

  • #2 bottles & jugs

  • #5 containers

  • plastic bags & film

  • newspaper

  • mixed paper

  • office paper

  • shredded paper

  • steel cans

  • aluminum cans

  • kitchen aluminum 

WHAT'S IN
YOUR TRASH?

Start out by recycling the items that you use most. Many people start with one or two items, such as cardboard and beverage containers, then add more later.

WHAT SPACE IS AVAILABLE?

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This will determine what size containers you will need.

HOW MUCH TIME WILL IT TAKE?

Once you set up a system, collecting and preparing items should only take minutes a day.

COLLECTING & SORTING

Don't forget to empty and rinse!

COLLECTING AND STORING

SORTING

TRANSPORTING AND UNLOADING

HOW MUCH TIME WILL IT TAKE?