What is Recycled

What we ACCEPT at our Recycling Events  (Please note the new address on this pdf )

What we Can Not Recycle

We take any Foam that has the recycling symbol 6 in the triangle with PS underneath it.  We are no longer able to accept plastic utensils or packing peanuts.  Please bring then to a store such as UPS store.

  • Packing blocks
  • Produce and meat trays with the recycle symbol in the triangle (biodegradable trays do not have a recycle symbol)
  • Take out containers (please rinse)
  • Hot cups such as Dunkin' Donuts, Honey Do and Cumberland Farms
  • Foam egg cartons
  • Trays
  • White insulation sheets

 

We Do NOT take the following

  • Plastic utensils
  • Bubble wrap
  • Soft foam such as pipe insulation
  • "Super 8" packing peanuts
  • Packing peanuts
  • Foam cups infused with cardboard or paper such as McDonalds and Burger King (ice tea cup)
  • Biodegradable produce and meat trays
    • For example, GenPak without the recycling symbol
  • Cardboard Egg Cartons
  • Soft foam pads
  • Food containers with plastic film attached. 
    • Some ground turkey comes in these container.
  • Blue or Pink insulation sheets unless in full size sheets (so they can be reused )
  • Polypro looks like Styrofoam but has a number 5 recycle symbol and bends instead of snapping