RECYCLING DO'S AND DON'TS

    

PAPER:

RECYCLE

 

DO NOT RECYCLE

Newspaper, including inserts
Phone books
Corrugated cardboard
Other papers, including junk mail, window envelopes, white or colored paper, scrap, advertisements, paper bags
Food/detergent boxes
Other cardboard boxes
Office paper/computer paper
Magazines, catalogs
Paperback books, overnight mail packages, etc.
  Blueprints/carbon paper
Metallic or plastic coated paper
Tissue/toilet paper, paper plates, napkins, cups, towels
No boxes or paper contaminated by more than 3% food or grease

PLASTICS:

RECYCLE

 

DO NOT RECYCLE

All plastic bottles coded 1-7
Beverage containers
One or two liter bottles
Salad dressing bottles
Milk and water jugs
Detergent/cleaning bottles
  Polystyrene, commonly known as "Styrofoam"

CANS/METAL/ALUMINUM:

RECYCLE

 

DO NOT RECYCLE

Aluminum beverage cans
Steel/tin food and beverage cans
Aerosol non-hazardous cans, EMPTY (whipped cream, cooking oils, etc.)
Clean aluminum foil, foil food trays
Other scrap aluminum
  Hazardous aerosol cans (spray paint, bug spray, etc.) and other hazardous waste (paint, chemicals, pesticides)

GLASS CONTAINERS:

RECYCLE

 

DO NOT RECYCLE

Juice, soda, water bottles
Beer, wine, liquor bottles
Food jars
CA redemption bottles
 

Drinking glasses, ceramics, crystal, mirrors, window glass, light bulbs

 

City of Calabasas 2014