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Single Stream Recycling is a system in which all recyclables (paper, plastics, metals, etc.) are collected and handled together, instead of being collected and handled separately. Single stream processing systems are designed to handle commingled recyclable materials, with recyclables separated for reuse at a materials recovery facility. The entire process eliminates the need for people to separate their recyclable materials and place them in separate bins for collection.

Single Stream Recyclable Materials:  include but not limited to cans (aluminum and steel); cartons (refrigerator and shelf stable cartons); glass (bottles and jars); fiber (mixed paper, box board and cardboard); and plastic bottles and jugs.

Cardboard Boxes


Many types of cardboard items are recyclable, including corrugated cardboard, mail-order boxes, cereal boxes, paper towel rolls, and other items.…

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Paper Carton


Cartons such as milk, broth, and juice boxes are accepted. Quick Tips Please empty cartons, remove and dispose of straws…

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Glass Bottles

Glass Bottles & Jars

All colors of glass bottles and jars are accepted. Quick Tips Labels do not need to be removed. Please rinse…

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Metal Cans

Metal Cans

Steel and aluminum cans are accepted for recycling. Empty aerosol cans are also accepted as long as the material in…

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Magazines and Newspapers

Paper, Magazines & Mail

Paper such as junk mail, newspaper, magazines, office & school paper, and paper grocery bags are accepted. Quick Tips If…

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Plastic Bottles

Plastic Bottles & Jugs

When deciding which plastics to put in the recycling bin and which ones to toss in the garbage, make your…

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