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  • For referencing plastic types and resin codes, please use this PDF as a guide. Explanation of resin codes and consumer product types that use these codes are provided in the informational link below:

                ConsumerGuidetoRecyclingCodes

Plastics- No Styrofoam, PVC, or Vinyl, Please.

  • #1 PETE - Poly(ethylene terephthalate):
    • ​e.g. Soda bottles, water bottles, cooking oil bottles, and medicine containers.
  • #2 Natural Plastic (Semi-Clear)
    • Jugs (e.g. milk, water, vinegar, windshield washer fluid) - labels on
    • White milk jugs are sorted with the #2 Colored Plastic below.


  • #2 Colored Plastic
    • (Solid White or Colored) Bottles (e.g. laundry detergent bottles, bleach containers) 
      • Labels on, rings on permitted, caps on to prevent spillage of residuals. 
  • #3 - #7 Lids, caps, yogurt containers, etc.


  • #2 & #4 Plastic Bags & Wrap (Must be stretchy!)- No Curbside Pickup
    • Grocery bags
    • Wood pellet bags (No soil or mulch bags)
    • Industrial stretch film & bubble wrap
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