What to Place in the Recycling Can

Recycle These Items

  • Cardboard
  • Aluminum, tin, steel (including cans and lids)
  • Glass jars and bottles
  • Cereal boxes and other paperboard boxes
  • Plastics No. 1 and 2
  • Plastic bottles
  • Milk and juice cartons
  • Magazines and catalogs
  • Hardcover or paperback books
  • Newspaper and inserts, office paper and junk mail
  • Metal pots, pans and cookie sheets
  • Paper bags


  • Styrofoam
  • Electronics
  • Aerosol cans
  • Ceramics or dishes
  • Food waste
  • Plastic bags or film
  • Motor oil containers
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Light bulbs, window glass or mirrors
  • Household items or furniture
  • Construction materials

For a full list of acceptable and unacceptable items for recycling, visit ECUA's website.

Recyclable Items

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