What can be recycled?
If you have specific questions about what can and cannot be placed in your blue curbside recycling container, please call 435-716-9755 we are more than happy to help answer your question. Often, there are alternate locations to take items that cannot be placed in your blue can for recycling.
These items are ACCEPTED for recycling:
- Mixed paper
- Phone Books
- Magazines/ Catalogs (staples okay)
- Junk mail
- Wrapping paper (no foil wrapping paper)
- Paperboard (ex: cereal boxes)
- Aluminum cans (soda cans)
- Tin/steel cans (ex: canned tomatoes or soup)
- Any small metal (such as metal hangers)
- Plastic with a recycle symbol #1 - # 7 (click on the link to learn more about what the symbols on plastics mean).
- Cell phones (in a zip lock baggie)
These items are NOT ACCEPTED for recycling in your blue container:
- Glass (we have drop site locations for recycling)
- Plastic bags (you can take them back to the store)
- Pizza boxes (if they are greasy - pizza boxes without grease can be torn in half and recycled)
- Frozen food containers that have the food embedded in the container
- Yard Waste
- Plastic without the recycling symbol (including lids)
- Foil wrapping paper or ribbons
- Paper Plate, napkins, tissues
- Potato chip bags
- Pet food bags
- Waxy milk containers
- Any container that once held motor oil.
- Plastic bags, even with a recycling symbol #1-#7
- Styrofoam, even with a recycling symbol #1-#7
- Hardcover books or spiral bound books
- Aluminum foil
Please cut down cardboard boxes so that they fit inside your can and come out easily when emptied and please also remember to rinse any food containers (milk jugs, soup cans, yogurt containers, etc.)
Brochures are available in our office or you can print this recycling handout.