There has not been any changes in the First Choice Disposal recycle guidelines. We currently can still take glass in the mixed recycle.
As the recycle program guidelines are changing for us we will update the website accordingly. Check back often for any new updates.
The recycle market is changing and we need to make sure everyone does their part not put non-recycle items out in the recycle so that it doesn't create contamination.
As a reminder do not put these items in the recycle, animal waste, used tissue products, aluminum foil, take out containers, light bulbs, styrofoam, plastic bags, bubble wrap,.
All recycle is mixed together in recycle bin. Nothing needs to be separated.
All items should be rinsed with lids removed.Lids now should be thrown away and not placed in with the recycle items.
Shredded paper must now be thrown away in with the trash.
Please empty any liquids from jars, bottles or any other containers. This will prevent spillage and be better for the recycle center and landfills environment.
Recycle will be collected on the same day as your trash. These items should be placed out by 7:00 am. The trash and recycle should be placed out on opposite sides of the driveway from each other. This helps the crews can easily distinguish which is recycle and which is trash. Black, colored and opaque bags cannot be be used for additional recycle items.
The following items will be collected for recycle and should be out by 7:00 am curbside or the night before your designated day of collection. Recycle items must be placed within one foot of the curb.
Glass- All colors (green, brown, and clear) Rinsed and lids removed. Lids should be thrown away in the trash.
Plastic- Plastics numbered #1 & # 2. Containers rinsed and lids removed. Lids should be thrown away in the trash.
Styrofoam, plastic bags, and bubble wrap even if it has
recycle symbol or code is not accepted.
Cans- Steel and aluminum. All items must be rinsed. Lids should be thrown away in the trash.
Paper products- Newspaper, magazines, junk mail,
old phone books, packing paper, paperback books, hardback books (remove
binding) and all cardboard (corrugated and non corrugated) such as
detergent boxes, cereal, pizza boxes, moving boxes etc. Soiled cardboard boxes cannot be recycled, for example pizza boxes if they are left with any food residue.
ITEMS NOT COLLECTED :
Shredded paper, lids form containers, plastic bags, Styrofoam, ceramics, clay pots, light
bulbs, bubble wrap, AC or oil filters, tissue products,
tires, batteries, articles of clothing, yard debris, wood pieces, toiletries and oil are NOT collected with recycle.
No whole or partial animal remains are allowed in the trash or recycle for collection.
Effective 2-14-18 if you choose to use your own items such as can and bins we can not be held responsible for damages other than items provided for First Choice Disposal