In general, you can recycle paper, cardboard, metal cans and plastics #1 through 7. This includes:
- Mixed paper – e.g. office paper, junk mail, envelopes and flyers
- Telephone books
- Corrugated cardboard
- Boxboard – e.g. cereal boxes, shoe boxes and tissue boxes
- Number 1 to 7 plastic containers and lids – e.g. yogurt cups, detergent containers, food platter trays, and plant pots
- Metal cans
Unacceptable items: Glass bottles and jars are not accepted in Blue Carts. When Blue Carts are emptied into the collection truck, glass is broken into small pieces that cannot be recovered at the sorting facility. Instead, recycle glass bottles and jars at a recycling drop-off depot.