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What Can Be Recycled

Que se puede Reciclar

Some items that can be recycled are not accepted by the City's processing facility at this time. Items not accepted by the City's curbside recycling program may be collected by other agencies and businesses in the local area. Visit the M.e.t. for a full directory.
Please make sure all recyclables are empty and dry!

Thank you for recycling!

Blue Cart is For:

Blue Cart is NOT For:

  • Clear, Brown and Green Beverage Bottles (Including Beer, Juice, Liquor, Soda
    and Wine)
  • Clear, Brown and Green Food
    Jars (Including Jelly, Ketchup, Pickle, etc.)


  • Steel Food Cans
  • Aluminum Cans
  • EMPTY Aerosol Spray Cans
    (Air Fresheners, Cleaning Products,
    and Spray Paint)


  • Advertising/Junk Mail, and
  • Cardboard Boxes
  • Cardboard Egg Cartons
  • Catalogs, Magazines and Phone
  • Cereal and Dry Food Boxes (Without Liners)
  • Colored or White Paper
  • Frozen Food Boxes
  • Newspaper
  • Paperback Books
  • Wrapping Paper (Nonmetallic Only)
  • EMPTY Pizza Boxes


  • Bathroom, Kitchen and Laundry
    Cleaning Bottles (Emptied)
  • Clamshell Containers
  • Clear Deli Trays
  • Conditioner and Shampoo Bottles (Emptied)
  • Dairy, Margarine and Yogurt Tubs (Emptied)
  • Detergent and Fabric-softener
    Bottles (Emptied)
  • Durable, Reusable Containers and
    Lids (Tupperware-type Materials)
  • Food Containersand Squeezable Bottles (Emptied)
    (Including Mayonnaise, Mustard,
    Salad Dressing, Syrup, Vegetable Oils, etc.)
  • Milk, Juice, Soda and Other Beverage Bottles and Their Caps (Emptied)
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Aluminum Trays
  • Appliances
  • Ashes
  • Auto Glass
  • Automotive Parts and Their Containers
  • Batteries
  • Bubble Wrap
  • Carpet and Carpet Pads
  • Ceramics (cups, plates, tiles)
  • Cigarette Butts
  • Clay Flowerpots
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Clothes, Clothing Accessories and Shoes
  • Construction Material
  • Cords
  • Crystal
  • Disposable Diapers
  • Drinking Glasses
  • Dryer Lint
  • Electrical Cords
  • Electronics and Small Appliances (Coffeemakers, Microwaves, Toasters, etc.)
  • Facial Tissue, Paper Towels and Toilet Tissue
  • Flammable Compressed Gas Cylinders
  • Fluorescent Lights
  • Food-soiled Containers
  • Food Waste
  • Garden/Water Hoses
  • Hazardous Chemicals (Including Herbicides, Gas, Oil and Pesticides)
  • Heat-resistant Ovenware
  • Helium Tank
  • Latex Paint Cans and Lids Containing Hardened or Solidified Paint
  • Lawn Furniture
  • Light Bulbs
  • Medical Waste (Including Needles and Syringes)
  • Metal (Scrap)
  • Mirror Glass
  • Packing Peanuts
  • Paint Thinner, Stain and Varnish
  • Paper Towels
  • Pet Waste
  • Plastic Bags
  • Plastic or Wax-Coated Boxes
  • Plastic Eating Utensils
  • Plastic Straps
  • Pools
  • Pool Covers and Tarps
  • Pots and Pans
  • Rope
  • Scissors and Other Sharp Items
  • Spray Paint (Yes, if empty)
  • Styrofoam
  • Shoes
  • Tires (all types)
  • Toys
  • Wax-coated Paper Products
  • Wires
  • Wood (Including Lumber and Furniture)