What Can I Recycle?

Drawing of pile of papers Recycle Mixed Paper - Magazines, newspapers and inserts, phone books, junk mail, paper tubes, non-corrugated cardboard, printed cardboard, envelopes, clean food containers.

No foil, carbon or plastic coated paper, tissues or napkins

Photo of several bottles of different shapes standing next to each other - all made from plasticClean Plastic Bottles - Empty and rinsed milk jugs, soft drink bottles, laundry and cleaning bottles, motor oil containers, Shampoo Bottles with lids and caps removed, All plastic bottles are recyclable if they have the following recycling symbols on the bottom: 1 PETE | 2 HDPE  Bottles have a top opening narrower than the base.

  • Note: #3 thru 7 inside the recycling symbol are NOT currently recyclable in our program.
  • No plastic toys. No yogurt, cottage cheese, pudding or foam containers.
  • Co-mingled Recyclables ( Plastic bottles and Metal cans) are deposited on shelf of recycling building.

drawing of several bottles of differnt shapes standing next to each other - all made from glassClean Glass Bottles - Empty and rinsed with lids and caps removed, place in hoppers at designated location.


Photo looking fown on numerous aluminum cans that have been opened - some are bent, others wholeMixed Metals - Cast Iron, Aluminum, Copper, Brass, and other metals are recycled. Please consult office about appliances

  • Metals cans: Aluminum and steel/tin cans emptied and rinsed, labels removed.
  • Co-mingled Recyclables (Plastic bottles and Metal cans) are deposited on shelf of recycling building.
  • No aerosol cans and No aluminum foil and food trays

 Photo of side-view of stack of numerous sheets of corrugated cardboardCorrugated Cardboard and Brown Paper Bags - A separate compactor accepts Corrugated Cardboard - dry and flattened. Do not deposit styro-foam; wood, shiny cardboard, or wax-coated boxes.

  • Brown Paper Bags - Clean and Dry, may be recycled in cardboard compactor.

Photo of lightbules - many are clear glass / tungsten bulbs, and one is compact flourescent bulb.Fluorescent Light  Bulbs, Household Batteries, Computer Cartridges, Cell Phones, and Eye Glasses 

Please place in designated boxes near Cardboard recycling. 

Photo of dirt that is emitting "vapor" as a byproduct of the compost processComposting - Recycle leaves, garden vegetables, grass clippings, and coffee grounds at designated location. Empty out all bags.

  • Woody Brush less than 5" in diameter is accepted and converted to wood chips.
  • Finished compost available FREE for taking.
  • Wood chips are FREE for residents to take.


Photo of textiles

Textiles - Recycle CLEAN, DRY Fabrics:  anything that can touch your body: 
clothing, shoes, belts, towels, sheets, blankets, purses, and more

Place in the bins marked TEXTILES next to the Still Good shed.  It need not be wearable to be recycled.


Photo of several booksBooks - Text books, encyclopedias and other books not likely to be put into reading circulation.

Go into the large bin marked BOOKS outside the Still Good Shed.