Paper: paper products including newsprint, mixed paper, office paper, telephone directories, corrugated cardboard, bags, and paperboard packaging.
Newsprint: also referred to as ONP (old newspaper); shall include newspaper and advertising supplements and other paper grades as delivered to local subscribers of newspapers distributed in the area.
Mixed Paper: includes magazines, mail, chipboard/paperboard, and telephone directories.
Sorted Office Paper: high grade paper such as computer paper, sorted white ledger paper, copier paper, and office stationery.
Old Corrugated Containers (OCC): Corrugated containers having linters of either test liner, jute or kraft, including cardboard boxes with unbleached and unwaxed paper with ruffled liners.
Paperboard (chipboard> packaging: containers and packaging made from a single layer of grey cardboard such as cereal boxes and shoe boxes.
Glass: includes household glass containers, bottles, and jars, including amber, flint, green, mixed, and/or crushed glass.
Tin, Steal, and Bi-Metal Containers: includes food, beverage, nonfood, and aerosol cans made of mixed metal, including tin and steel.
Used Aluminum Beverage Cans (UBC): beverage cans made of aluminum
Plastic: plastic bottles, containers, and packages made from various resins including PET, HDPE, PVC, LDPE, PP, PS, NHDPE and other plastics with codes #1 through #7.
Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET or PETE): clear plastic containers labeled with the #1 code. PET containers are commonly used for soft drinks, water, sports drinks, mouthwash, and salad dressing.
High Density Polyethylene: opaque plastic containers labeled with the #2 code, including some milk jugs..
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC): plastic products with the #3 code. Examples include certain pipe fittings, floor tiles, food and non-food packaging
Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE): Squeezable bottles, such as honey and mustard, with the #4 code.
Polypropylene (PP): packaging, film, and containers with the #5 code. Examples include ketchup, yogurt, margarine, bottle caps and medicine containers.
Polystyrene (PS): clear, hard, and brittle plastics with the #6 code, commonly used for plastic cutlery and food containers.
Natural High Density Polyethylene (NHDPE): translucent plastic containers labeled with the #2 code, including some milk jugs.
Please note that the County will not require Subscribers to flatten plastic, metal, and aluminum containers. In addition, plastic labels, lids, nozzles, and metal neck rings may also be present in the recyclable materials placed in the container for collection.