Single Stream Recycling for Bethlehem Customers Only



CARDBOARD:  Cereal Boxes, Pasta boxes, Shipping Boxes, Corrugated Boxes, (No packing materials or Pizza Boxes)

PAPER:  Newspapers, Junk Mail, Envelopes, Catalogs, Soft Cover Books, Telephone Books, Brown Bags, Magazines and Inserts, White and Colored Paper (no metal bindings).

PLASTIC:  #1 through #7, Clean Food & Beverage Containers, Milk, Water, Juice Bottles & Cartons, Detergent Bottles, Rigid Plastic Tubs, Etc. with some exceptions*. 

GLASS:  CLEAN Bottles and Containers any color (NO LIDS).

CANS:  CLEAN Aluminum, Tin, Steel, Pie Plates, Trays, Foil (Must be put in trash if any food residue.).




-Windows, Glass (other than bottles & containers), Mirrors & Light Bulbs

-Dishes, Pyrex, Ceramics

-Foam Packaging, Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, Plastic Wrap, Plastic Film*

-Recyclables containing Food Waste, Paint or Oils

-Large Steel Items, Car Parts, Small Appliances, Etc.**

-Electronics, TVs, Computers, Etc.**

-Hazardous Materials (Poisons), Batteries, Fluorescent Bulbs**

-Yard Waste, Leaves, Grass, Christmas Trees (Contact local town for disposal)

-Trash, Diapers, Clothing**

-Click HERE for E-Waste Recycling Guidelines

If in doubt, call & ask or throw it out.  Wishful recycling spoils everything!

*Please go to The Town Of Bethlehem website for more details on Plastic Recycling.

**WHILE THESE ITEMS ARE NOT ACCEPTED IN YOUR CURBSIDE RECYCLING CONTAINER, plastic bags, "plastic film", appliances & other metal items, electronics, rechargeable batteries, fluorescent bulbs and clothing/other textiles are recyclable elsewhere.  See "mandatory and other recyclables" at


All clean recyclables go into your recycling container loose.  NO SORTING NECESSARY!

Robert Wright Disposal, Inc.

P.O. Box 1448

Slingerlands,  NY  12159

Ph: 518-439-3376