Recyclable?

Holiday Reminder: We will not be working on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28. There will be a one day delay on all trash and recycling pickups for the entire week.

Exceptions: Downtown businesses in Newburyport will remain on Friday.

 

Aluminum Cans

aluminum cans

Cardboard

cardboard boxes

Be sure to flatten all cardboard.
Do not include: items with food residue (e.g., pizza boxes) or boxes with a wax coating. Remove plastic linings from cereal boxes.

Glass

glass

Cans

aliminum cans

cans

Any tin or aluminum food cans, baking pans or foil. Empty and rinse. Okay to leave labels and lids attached to cans. Please flatten to save space.

Do not include:
Loose can ends, cans with plastic or paper parts (example: frozen juice containers), oil-based paint cans, auto parts, scrap metal, propane cylinders, chemicals or paints, aerosol spray cans.

Paper

paper

Plastics

plastic

platic  types

Clean plastic containers of all types with the recycling symbol #1 – #7 with the exception of Styrofoam.

Do not include:
Styrofoam (even if it has a #6 recycling symbol), plastic bags, plastic wrap, plastic toys and tools, Plexiglas, pieces of plastic and any container or item not clearly marked #1 through #7.

How to prepare:
Remove caps and lids and rinse containers and milk/juice cartons (plastic spouts okay). Clean plastic plant pots are accepted if they have a recycling symbol. You do not need to remove labels. If you don’t know which plastic containers are recyclable, here are the symbols (usually on the bottom) you need to look for: (on left)