Recycling Regulations

Proper Recycling Guidelines

  • All cardboard boxes must be broken down flat.
  • All recyclable items must be separated by type in their own container or bag.
  • Lids of any kind are not accepted and must be removed from all bottles and cans.
  • Recycling must be out by 8:00 am on your designated pick-up day.
  • Wet items are not accepted.

Note: Recycling not meeting the guidelines above will be tagged and not picked up.

Items Accepted 

  • All Plastics
  • Catalogs
  • Magazines
  • Phone books
  • Newspaper
  • Aluminum cans
  • Tin cans
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Office paper (8.5" x 11")
  • Shredded paper

Items Not Accepted 

  • Five gallon #2 buckets
  • Glass
  • Hard bound books
  • Lids


When a recycling day falls on a holiday, then the recycling pick-up is skipped for that day.

Contact Us

For additional information or questions concerning recycling regulations, please contact the Public Works Department at (308) 832-1820.