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Recycling expanded, now accepts more bottles and waxy cartons

Just reminder: starting last week more items can now be recycled in your regular bin –

Accepted items for recycling will now include plastics #1- #7 bottles and containers, caps and lids (all free of food and residue), and waxy cartons such as milk, juice, juice boxes, and egg substitutes.

No plastics bags, Styrofoam, food contaminated pizza boxes are accepted.

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Brian Colegrove 07/06/2016 at 11:46 AM

That’s a pretty big increase. Any chance pick up will become a weekly thing?

noahzirk 07/06/2016 at 12:33 PM

Mine is mostly filled with beer bottles and frozen pizza boxes but I’m glad they expanded the list for others!

Terry Peters 07/06/2016 at 9:50 PM

But will the recycled items be period appropriate?


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