Items to Recycle
The following items must be recycled and can be placed in the same recycling bin:
*For items not included, please refer to the Adams County Recycling Brochure
Food and beverage containers (bottles and jars) made of clear, green and brown glass. Remove caps/lids and rinse the container. Do not break glass. (Not accepted: mirrors, window or auto glass, drinking glasses, blue colored glass, light bulbs, Pyrex, glass cookware/bake ware, microwave-oven trays, ceramics, porcelain, pottery, perfume/cologne bottles, etc.)
All beverage and food cans made of aluminum, iron, steel, tin or bi-metal (aluminum & steel) and aluminum foil and pie/baking tins. Rinse cans. (Not accepted: pie plates, wire coat hangers, wire, etc.)
Black and white or pigmented. Clean newspaper only. Tie in a bundle not to exceed 40 lbs. or place in a paper bag. Do not put newspapers in plastic bags; recycle your plastic bags at your local grocery store.
Corrugated cardboard, fiber-board (such as cereal boxes, shoe boxes or similar). (Not accepted: wax coated cardboard)
Construction paper, kraft paper, printer paper, computer paper, copy paper, junk mail, magazines, catalogs and phone books. (Not accepted: wax coated paper)
Empty and rinse gable-top milk and juice containers.
Natural and pigmented plastic narrow-neck food and beverage containers (milk bottles & jugs, water bottles, detergent bottles, shampoo bottles, bleach bottles, etc.). Check the bottom for numbers 1-7 in the triangular recycling symbol. Rinse and remove lids/caps. (Not accepted: plastic bags, film & plastic wrapping, unnumbered plastics).
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