We Accept

PAPER (place loosely in blue recycling bin. Do not bag)

  • Newspaper and advertising inserts (bags and strings removed)
  • Junk or advertising mail and envelopes
  • All office paper
  • Colored or white paper
  • Paperback and Hardback books (all soft, hard covers should be ripped off)
  • Magazines, catalogs and phone books
  • Paper wrapping paper (cannot contain foil or glitter)
  • Shredded paper (only item that should be bagged)
  • Paper bags (place 5-6 bags in each bag)
  • Unused paper cups and plates
  • Construction paper
  • Heavy weight folders
  • Holiday or birthday cards
  • Postcards

PLASTIC (rinse and place loosely in blue recycling bin. Do not bag)

  • Yogurt, dairy, and margarine tubes and lids
  • Milk, juice, soda, and other beverage bottles and their caps
  • Shampoo and conditioner bottles
  • Window, bathroom, and kitchen cleaning bottles
  • Detergent and fabric softener bottles
  • Bubble wrap
  • CD cases
  • Shrink wrap
  • Clear deli trays
  • Empty prescription or over the counter medicine vials and caps
  • Stadium cups
  • Durable reusable containers and lids 9Tuperware-type materials)
  • Clamshell containers (those that have a black base and a clear lid)
  • Rigid plastics (laundry baskets, lawn furniture, buckets and toys. You can place these items in your blue bin if they can fit with the lid closed)
  • Food jars and squeezable bottles (mayonnaise mustard, ketchup, salad dressing, vegetable oils, barbeque sauce, and syrup)


  • Cereal and dry food boxes (without the liner)
  • Cardboard egg cartons
  • Flattened cardboard boxes (free of styrofoam or peanuts)
  • Tissue boxes
  • Kitchen or toilet paper rolls
  • Toothpaste box
  • Shoe boxes (must be empty)
  • Gift boxes (free of wrapping paper, ribbon, or tape)
  • Cracker boxes

ALUMINUM/Tin (Metal) (rinsed and free of food or liquid residue. Do not bag.)

  • Soda and another aluminum cans
  • Canned food cans and their caps or lids
  • Clean aluminum foil
  • Clean aluminum trays
  • Clothes hangers (bundled)
  • Pots or pans (without wood, plastic or rubber attachments)

* Recyclables should not contain food residue. Please rinse.

We Do Not Accept

Landfill   Charity
Aerosol Cans (Cleaners/Air Fresheners/Spray Paint)
- Usable 
 Aerosol Cans (Cleaners/Air Fresheners/Spray Paint)
- Empty
 Anti-Freeze    X    
 Appliances    X    
 Auto Batteries - Residential Only    X    
 Batteries    X  X  
 Books - Paperback & Hardback (Reusable)        X
 Carpets & Carpet Pads      X  
 Charcoal Lighter    X    
 Cleaning Fluids    X    
 Clothing/Shoes (Not Reusable)  X  X  X  
 Clothing/Shoes (Reusable)        X
 Construction Material      X  
 Cooking Oil (Used)    X    
 Degreasers    X    
 Diapers  X  X  X  
 Drain Cleaners    X    
 Electronics    X    
 Fluorescent Light Bulbs    X    
 Food & Food Contaminated Products  X  X  
 Furniture (Not Reusable)    X  X  
 Furniture (Reusable)        X
 Furniture Polish    X    
 Glass  X  X  X  
 Oil & Filters (Used) - Residential Only    X    
 Paint    X    
 Paper Towels/Napkins/Facial Tissue  X  X  X  
 Pesticides & Other Household Chemicals    X    
 Pool Chemicals    X    
 Pool Tarps/Covers  X  X  X  
 Rust Removers    X    


Printable Recycle Guide

Print this handy guide and place it on your indoor recycle bin so you always know what you can recycle!

GuideRecycle Guide
Collection StationCollection Stations LandfillLandfills

The landfill at 2300 Darrington is open 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The Citizen Collection Stations are open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and are located at: 4501 Hondo Pass; 2492 Harrison; 121 Atlantic; and 1034 Pendale.