Recycling vs. Trash
With single stream recycling you can toss more than 60% of everything you throw away into the recycling bin, no sorting required!
Newspapers, magazines, catalogs, books, envelopes, all paper (staples/paper clips ok), cardboard, pizza boxes, cereal & shoe boxes, brown paper bags, milk/juice cartons.
Anything labeled #1-7 (except #6 styrofoam) including beverage, laundry, shampoo, and food containers.
METALS & GLASS
Aluminum items (pie plates/trays/foil), metal cans, empty aerosol containers, and glass bottles & jars (any color).
Waxy and bubble wrap-lined envelopes
Items with food and/or liquid