Recycling Quick Chart

Recyclable MaterialHow to PrepareExamplesDo Not MixWhere Accepted

Aluminum

Drain, separate from scrap

Beverage cans, chairs,

foil, pie pans

Hint: A magnet will not stick to aluminum

All Convenience Centers

Antifreeze
Place in closed containerAutomotive antifreeze
5 gallon limit per citizen per visit (No businesses)
Any other liquidsWaste Management Facility only
Batteries
(Lead-acid)
No preparation neededBoat, car, lawn
mower and motorcycle

N/A

All Convenience Centers
Batteries
(Rechargeable)
Tape terminal/contact
with electrical or duct tape
Li-ion, Ni-Cd, NI-MH
Nickel Zinc, Ni-Zin, SSLA/Pb
AlkalineAll Convenience Centers
Brush

N/A

Brush and small tree limbs

N/A

Waste Management Facility only
Cardboard
Please flatten boxes

Hint: has a wavy layer between two pieces of paperboard

Beverage or cereal boxes, waxedAll Convenience Centers
Cell Phones
No preparation needed

Cell phones and accessories

N/A

All Convenience Centers
Electronics
Can not have been
exposed to moisture

Computers, CD and DVD players

N/A

All Convenience Centers
Fire Wood
Cut in lengths for stoves

N/A

N/A

Waste Management Facility only
Leaves
Bags will need to be emptiedLeaves onlyBrush, limbs, trashWaste Management Facility only
Metal
Hint: magnet will stick to metal and not aluminumAppliances, tanks (must be cut in half, recommend using a professional)
woven wire fencing
No barbed wireAll Convenience Centers
Mixed Paper
Please flatten boxesCatalogs, food boxes, news and notebook paper, phonebooksTissue, paper cups, plates or towelsAll Convenience Centers
Mulch
Separate from yard debris

N/A

N/A
Waste Management Facility only
Oil
5 gallon limit per visitDiesel fuel, fuel oil,
motor oil, transmission fluid
N/A
Waste Management Facility only
Oil Filters
Place in leak proof container

Any type of oil filters (No businesses)

N/A

All Convenience Centers
Plastic Number 1
Must have a neck
Remove lids, drain, rinseCooking oil, mouthwash, water

N/A

All Convenience Centers
Plastic Number 2
Must have a neck
Remove lids, drain, rinseBleach, coffee, detergent

N/A

All Convenience Centers
Printer Cartridges
Place in a sealed bagInk and toner cartridgesNo re-manufacturedAll Convenience
Centers
Propane Tanks
Required to be cut in half (Recommend using a professional to do so)N/A

All Convenience
Centers
Rubble
Unlimited clean loads

Asphalt, brick, concrete,block

Re-bar, trash, wireWaste Management Facility only
Steel Cans
Must be emptyPet food, soup, vegetableAluminumAll Convenience
Centers
Stumps
Not acceptedN/A
N/A
Call
Textiles
Must be clean and dryBlankets, clothes, curtains, sheets,shoes, towelsCarpets, pillows, rugsAll Convenience Centers
Tires
8 per citizen, per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30)Passenger or light pick up tires only. Large tires are accepted at
Emanuel Tire for a charge.
N/A
Waste Management Facility only
Wood
No heavy metal fasteners
Untreated fence posts, lumberPainted, plywood, pressed, treatedAll Convenience Centers