Recycling

What to Recycle

Red Igloo — #2 HDPE Clear Plastic Containers

Do

  • Place only CLEAR plastic containers with the #2 recycling symbol in the igloo
  • Include clear milk and water jugs
  • Remove the caps and rinse the containers
  • Crush the containers to save space in the igloo

Do Not

  • Place white, “light-block” milk jugs in the red igloo &mdash these should be placed in the Blue igloo with colored plastic containers (white is a color)
  • Place any type of lid or cover in the igloos — these are normally made from a different type of plastic

Blue Igloo — #2 Colored Plastic Containers

Do

  • Place only COLORED, narrow-mouth plastic containers with the #2 symbol in the igloo
  • Include detergent, bleach, shampoo, dish liquid, and white light-block milk containers
  • Remove the caps and rinse the containers
  • Crush the containers to save space in the igloo

Do Not

  • Include wide mouth containers such as whipped cream, plastic coffee cans, or butter, regardless of the #2 recycling symbol. The plastic resins in these containers are different and these items unfortunately are not accepted by our markets.

Yellow Igloo — Newspaper

Do

  • Include newspapers, telephone books, and newspaper inserts
  • Please leave loose

Do Not

  • Include any other paper; such as office paper, cardboard, magazines or mail
  • Tie, bundle, or put bags in the igloo

Green Igloo — Magazines & Catalogs

Do

  • Include all magazines and catalogs
  • Please leave loose

Do Not

  • Include any other paper, such as office paper, cardboard, newspaper, or mail
  • Tie, bundle, or put bags in the igloo

Gray Igloo — Tin Cans

Do

  • Include food cans, empty aerosol cans, cat food cans, etc.
  • Rinse the cans clean
  • Labels are acceptable

Do Not

  • Include aluminum cans, aluminum foil, or food trays
  • Please do not put bags in the igloo