Recycling – Here’s How

RECYCLING – HERE’S HOW

Glass

    Clear, brown and green jars, and bottles
    NO window and plate glass, light bulbs, crystal, ceramics, headlights and mirrors
    Rinse glass clean, remove metal or plastic rings and lids
    Curbside on scheduled pick-up day in recycling container

Cans

    Aluminum, steel and bi-metal cans
    No restriction on type of cans
    Rinse cans clean; not necessary to remove labels
    Curbside on scheduled pick-up day in recycling container

Plastic

    1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9 Plastic which is numbered on bottom with arrows around number
    NO other plastics or oil, anti-freeze or other such plastic containers
    Remove lids, rinse container clean, flatten container
    Curbside on scheduled pick-up day in recycling container

Paper (curbside)

    Newspapers, magazines, catalogs, junk mail & telephone books
    NO other paper products
    Stack neatly and place in brown paper bags or tie with string
    Curbside on scheduled pick-up day in brown paper bags or tied with string

Paper (drop-off)

    Newspapers, magazines, catalogs, junk mail, scrap paper, cardboard, office paper, gift wrap, food boxes (e.g. cereal boxes with liners removed, spaghetti boxes, pizza boxes emptied and wiped clean, etc.). All papers must be either bound or in a paper bag.
    NO boxes with wax such as frozen food packages.
    No separating necessary; all allowable items may be mixed together and put in brown paper bags or cardboard boxes.
    Drop-off location on scheduled drop-off day and time in brown paper bags or cardboard boxes.

Questions Regarding Trash & Recycling? Borough Secretary (610) 286-6420.

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