What items are NOT eligible for weekly recycle pickup?

The following items are NOT able to be recycled and should be placed in the trash:

  • Aluminum foil
  • Any material with food debris
  • Batteries of any kind
  • Blue glass
  • Coat hangers
  • Colored-in coloring books
  • Drinking glasses
  • Electronics
  • Food or grease-stained pizza boxes
  • Glass cookware or bakeware
  • Hardbound books
  • Light bulbs
  • Machine parts
  • Metal folding chairs and shelving
  • Microwave oven trays
  • Mirrors
  • Motor oil bottles
  • Non-tearable envelopes
  • Packing peanuts
  • Paper plates, towels and napkins
  • Perfume or cologne bottles
  • Plastic plates, cups and cutlery
  • Porcelain or ceramics
  • Six-pack rings
  • Styrofoam of any kind
  • Thermal fax paper
  • Tools
  • Tubing
  • Wax-coated paper or cardboard
  • Window or auto glass
  • Wire
  • Wraps and packaging

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1. Does it matter if non-recyclable materials get placed in the recycle container?
2. What items are eligible for weekly recycle pickup?
3. What items are NOT eligible for weekly recycle pickup?
4. Can I put leaves and branches curbside for pickup?
5. How can I dispose of items that the hauler is not able to collect?