Recycling

The Borough provides a recycling service for residents. Recycling bins are located near the Borough Barn on S. 4th St., accessible 24 hours a day. Certain materials are not allowed; see below for a complete list of acceptable and unacceptable items.

ACCEPTABLE RECYCLING

Paper-Dry & Clean, Loose (Not in Plastic Bags)
Newspaper & Inserts
Magazine & Catalogs
Junk Mail, Envelopes, File Folders, Shredded Paper
Office White, Colored & Computer Paper (Staples & Paper Clips OK)
Corrugated Cardboard Boxes
Cereal & Gift Boxes etc. that tear brown or gray (remove liners)
Paper Bags & Phone Books

Containers –Empty & Clean; Loose (Not in Plastic Bags)
Aluminum Cans (Beer & Soda)
Aluminum Foil & Foil Plates, etc.
Glass Bottles & Jars (food & drink only)
Plastic Bottles, Jars, tubs and Rigid Containers Labeled
#1-#7 (Soda, Water, Milk, Juice, Liquor, Shampoo, Detergent, Condiments, Yogurt, Margarine, Pet Food etc.)
Metal Food Cans (Tin/Steel); Metal Lids
Metal Pots and Pans, Small Metal Appliances

UNACCEPTABLE MATERIALS

Food Waste, Garbage
Flammable, Hazardous or Toxic Materials, Paint
Medical Waste, Syringes, Propane Tanks, Aerosol Cans
Ceramics, Dishes, Coffee Cups, Drinking Glasses
Glass Cookware/Bake Ware (Pyrex, Vision Ware etc)
Window Glass, Mirrors, Light Bulbs
Plastic Bags, Cups, Styrofoam, Packing Peanuts
Tissue, Paper Towels, Books
Tyveck Envelopes, Carbon Paper
Wax Coated Boxes or Cartons (Juice, Milk, etc.)
Hangers, Electrical Cords, Garden Hoses

 

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