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**REVISED RECYCLING INFORMATION – MAY 1, 2020**

VILLAGE OF NORTHPORT

  • Do not put ANY recyclables in plastic bags
  • Recycling containers with unacceptable contaminants will be left at the curb and not collected
  • If you aren’t sure about an item, please place it in your garbage can

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS (all items must be placed loose in your recycling can, NOT IN PLASTIC BAGS):

PAPER COLLECTION

  • Newspapers, magazines
  • Mail, school papers
  • Clean scrap paper
  • Advertising circulars
  • Cereal/grocery boxes (remove plastic liner)
  • Shoe boxes
  • Toilet paper & paper towel cores
  • Cardboard – flatten, bundle & tie shipping & corrugated boxes & place next to paper bin

BOTTLES, CAN & PLASTIC COLLECTION (all items must be rinsed & lids removed)

  • Glass jars & bottles
  • Metal food cans
  • Metal beverage containers
  • Aluminum foil
  • Plastic containers with ♳ or ♴ ONLY
  • Metal pots or pans

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS:

  • ALL plastic bags
  • Any plastic food container without a resin number symbol
  • Styrofoam containers & packing materials
  • Soiled cardboard, tissues or paper towels
  • Waxed milk or juice cartons
  • Light bulbs
  • Batteries
  • China, ceramic or ovenproof glass
  • Garden hoses, flower pots or plant containers
  • Clothes hangers
  • Hardcover books
  • Plastic toys, buckets, or cutlery
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Electronic waste
  • Paint cans
  • Aerosol cans from kitchen, bathroom or laundry area (NO AUTOMOTIVE OR PAINT AEROSOL CANS)
  • Plastic food containers with ♵, ♶, ♷, ♹

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