What to recycle:
Please rinse out containers – paper labels need not be removed.

  • Aluminum - Beverage containers and foil cleaned of food.
  • Glass - Transparent and translucent food and beverage bottles and jars.
  • Tin & Steel – Cans, tin plates, food and beverage containers.
  • Plastic - All bottles and containers marked #1-7.
  • Rigid Plastic Containers – All 1 & 5 gal. buckets, lawn furniture, milk crates, garbage bins, plastic toys, etc.
  • Newspapers, Magazines & Paper Products – Telephone books, dry newspapers and their inserts, magazines. Junk mail, high grade paper, brown Kraft paper bags.
  • Corrugated Containers – Lined with Kraft, jute or test paper.
  • Boxboard – All non-corrugated cardboard, commonly used in dry food and cereal boxes and shoe boxes. Pizza boxes as longs as it’s not greasy.

What NOT to recycle:

  • Boxboard with wax or plastic coating or one contaminated by food
  • Wax-coated and oriental old corrugated containers
  • Soaked or yellowed newsprint or material that was once wet
  • Drinking glasses
  • Mirrors, sheet glass, ceramics, dishes, or porcelain items
  • Electronics of any kind
  • Pyrex dishes
  • Motor oil bottles, anti-freeze, hazardous materials containers are not acceptable
  • Plastic grocery bags or plastic wrap
  • Styrofoam

2014 Recycling Calendar 2014 Recycling Calendar (733.87 kB.pdf)
  Please call Customer Service with any questions  at 434-7339 or 434-7338.


  1. Janice Spainhour
    September 16, 2011

    Is it ok to put a set in encyclopedias in our recycle bin?

    • Susan.Swaim
      September 19, 2011

      Because they are hard back books, they are unable to be recycled. You might want to contact the Library to see if they would like them, or maybe donate them to Goodwill or the Salvation Army.


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