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     Single Stream Recycling Guidelines  


-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 & Inserts, White & Colored Paper (no metal bindings)

PLASTIC: 1-7, Clean Food & Beverage Containers, Milk, Water & Detergent Bottles     Example: (1) , (2) or (3) on bottom.

GLASS:  Bottles & Containers (any color, No Lids)

CANS: Clean Aluminum, Tin, Steel, Pie Plates, Trays, Foil (must be put in trash if any residual food)


-Windows, Glass, 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 Material (Poisons), Batteries, Fluorescent Bulbs*

-YARD WASTE: Leaves, Grass, Branches (picked up by Town)

-Trash, Diapers, Clothing

If in doubt, call and ask or throw out! Wishful recycling spoils everything!

All clean recyclables go into your recycling container loose.  NO SORTING NECESSARY!
*While these items are not accepted curbside, please visit your town’s 
website,, or call us at 518-439-3376 for 
further information on recycling or proper disposal of these items.

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