What can I recycle?



  • Newspaper and junk mail mix, glossy inserts are OK
  • Magazines, catalogues, paperback and phone books
  • White office paper
  • Paper bags
  • Cereal boxes, cardboard, corrugated cardboard boxes and boxboard - please flatten


  • Plastic bottles #1-7 - such as milk jugs and detergent bottles, cottage cheese, yogurt, etc. Remove caps and lids, rinse well and flatten, labels may be left on.
  • Rigid plastics such as plastic buckets, soda crates, plastic pallets, coolers, drums, toys and playhouses, plastic flower pots, laundry baskets, empty garbage cans, plastic pet containers.


  • Tin and aluminum cans and lids - remove labels, rinse well, flatten if possible. Empty aerosol cans are OK.
  • Small metals and aluminum


  • Car and Truck Batteries ONLY (no household batteries)
  • Used motor oils are accepted onsite at the Werkner Rd. location ONLY, not at bin sites or curbside

Holiday Recycling:

And that means more stuff. Please keep in mind we can't recycle everything (as much as we would like to!) We CAN accept wrapping paper, but not the plasticy/shiny kind. We can take boxes, but please remove any styrofoam inside.

Here's a list of items we CANNOT recycle:
-Christmas lights
-Christmas ornaments
-Plastic and paper plates along with the plastic utensils
-Plastic tablecloths
-Bubble wrap, packing peanuts
-Blow up lawn decorations
-Anything with food debris still on it
-Plasticy-shiny wrapping paper


Not Acceptable:

  • NO glass mirrors, window glass, light bulbs, etc.
  • NO motor oil containers
  • NO plates, china, ceramics
  • NO tires
  • NO paints
  • NO styrofoam of any kind
  • NO bubble wrap
  • NO computers, monitors, keyboards and printers
  • NO visqueen
  • NO pool covers
  • NO plastic tarps
  • NO plastic bags
  • NO household batteries
  • NO propane tanks of any kind
  • NO construction waste


Leaving these items and any trash in the bins or at the sites is considered ILLEGAL DUMPING and may be subject to a $1,000 fine.

Styrofoam Option:

We recommend that you recycle your styrofoam in Jackson: