Five Towns Recycling Program Simplified

By
Real Estate Agent with Allen Tate Company

Sanitary District 1 Recycling RulesMANDATORY RECYCLING REGULATIONS
EFFECTIVE JANUARY 2009
 

COLLECTIONS FROM REAR YARDS ON ALTERNATE WEDNESDAYS

 ALL ITEMS MUST BE PLACED IN YELLOW RECYCLABLES-ONLY CONTAINER

ANY RECYCLABLES PLACED OUTSIDE THE YELLOW RECYCLABLES-ONLY CONTAINER MUST BE PLACED IN CLEAR PLASTIC BAGS

ABSOLUTELY NO GLASS BOTTLES, JARS OR CONTAINERS SHOULD BE PLACED IN YELLOW RECYCLABLES CONTAINERS

RECYCLABLES WILL NOT BE COLLECTED IF MIXED WITH GARBAGE

MATERIALS TO BE RECYCLED:ALUMINUM AND METAL CONTAINERS: All cans, aluminum foil and pans must be placed in the YELLOW RECYCLABLES-ONLY container.

PLASTIC BOTTLES AND CONTAINERS: All acceptable plastic materials go into the YELLOW RECYCLABLES-ONLY container. All plastic containers with a recycling triangle on the bottom are acceptable.

NEWSPAPERS/CARDBOARD: Tie flat corrugated cardboard and newspapers together and place in the YELLOW RECYCLABLES-ONLY container. Also place all white paper, regular mail, cardboard, magazines and paper grocery bags in the YELLOW RECYCLABLES-ONLY container.

NOT ACCEPTABLE:
aerosol cans
paint cans
heavily-soiled containers
motor oil plastic cans
Styrofoam items
plastic-coated paper
carbon paper
blueprints
window envelopes
adhesive-backed notepaper
pizza boxes
cereal boxes
telephone books
soft covered books
hard covered books

 For more information call the recycling hotline: 516-239-3606
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