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
Construction paper, kraft paper, printer paper, computer paper, copy paper, junk mail, magazines, catalogs and phone books. Not accepted: wax coated paper
Corrugated cardboard, fiberboard (such as cereal boxes, shoe boxes or similar). Not accepted: wax coated cardboard
Empty and rinse gable-top milk and juice containers.
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.
Food and beverage containers (bottles and jars) made of clear, green and brown glass. Remove caps/lids and rinse container. Do no 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.
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.
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.