Environmental Department

Main Office: 435-716-9755
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Logan City Environmental
153 N 1400 W
Logan, UT 84321

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  or email  Emily.  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.

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These items are ACCEPTED for recycling - DO NOT BAG YOUR RECYCLING:

  • Newspaper
  • Mixed paper
  • Phone Books
  • Magazines/ Catalogs (staples okay)
  • Junk mail (no credit cards, please open mail before recycling)
  • Cardboard
  • Paperboard and cardboard packaging (example: cereal boxes)
  • Aluminum cans (soda cans)
  • Tin/steel cans (example: canned tomatoes or soup)
  • Any small metal (such as metal hangers)
  • Plastic Containers #1: Clear plastic with a threaded neck only (no clamshell packages)
  • Plastic Containers #2: Milk Jugs
For all plastic containers:  remove the lids and please rinse the containers. PLEASE NO BAGS OR STYROFOAM OF ANY KIND. 
Click here to learn more about what the plastic symbols on plastic look like and mean!

These items are NOT ACCEPTED for recycling in your blue container:

  • Plastics #3-7, color plastics, unmarked plastics, plastic bags, plastic lids, plastic clamshells or styrofoam
  • Glass (we have drop site locations for recycling)
  • Garbage
  • Greasy Pizza boxes (if they are not greasy - they can be torn in half and recycled)
  • Frozen food containers that have the food embedded in the container
  • Yard Waste
  • Foil wrapping paper or ribbons
  • Diapers
  • Paper Plate, napkins, tissues
  • Potato chip bags
  • Pet food bags
  • Shredded paper
  • Waxy milk containers
  • Juice boxes or other aseptic packaging
  • Photographs
  • Any container that once held motor oil
  • Hardcover books or spiral bound books
  • Aluminum foil or foil pans
  • Tissue paper
  • Clothing


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, etc.)