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What Goes In The Trash 

Here is an easy way to see exactly what you can put in the trash.

Mirrors

mirrors, tempered & window glass

Lightbulbs

Lightbulbs, no fluorescent

Metallic Wrapping

metallic wrapping paper – potato chips

Paper Used for Cleaning (Soiled)

paper used for cleaning (soiled)

Photographs

Photographs

Vacuum Bags

Vacuum Bags

Paper Plates & Cups

Soiled Paper plates & used cups

Paper Napkins

Paper napkins or paper towels

6-Pack Rings

Rings for soda and beer cans (please cut)

Plastic Wrap

Plastic Wrap and Film

Straws

Plastic Drinking Straws and Stir Sticks

Records, Tapes & CDs

Old music on records, cassette tapes and CDs.

Shower Curtain Liners

Old Shower Plastic Curtain Liners

Tape

Duct tape, Scotch Tape, Masking Tape

Cotton Balls

Soiled Cotton Balls

Rugs & Mats

Old Rugs and Mats

Shoes, Clothing & Stuffed Animals

Old Shoes, Clothing or Stuffed Animals that cannot be donated

Sponges

Used sponges

Balloons

Balloons from parties and events

Clothes Hangers

Plastic or wooden clothes hangers

Diapers

Diapers of any kind

Feminine Products

Feminie Products, tampons, pads

Styrofoam

Foam & Styrofoam products

Hoses

Hoses from garden or rubber hoses

Pet Feces

Feces from any animal or pet

Rubber Bands

Any kind of rubber bands

Toothpaste Tubes

Toothpaste tubes, used or unused

Toys

Any toys that cannot be donated

Fruits & Vegetables

Fruits & Vegetables including peels, pits & rinds

Bread & Pasta

Bread, pasta and other grains

Egg Shells & Dairy Products

Egg shells and any dairy products

Coffee Grounds

Coffee grounds & tea leaves

Spoiled Food

Spoiled food, outdated packaging ok

Meat & Bones

Any kind of meat or bones

Meal Prep Waste

Scraps from meal preparation

Plate Waste & Scraps

Waste from leftover meals

Paper Bags

Paper bags used to contain food scraps

Paper Takeout Containers

Used containers for food takeout

Newspapers

Newspaper used to wrap food

Pizza Boxes

Soiled, used pizza boxes

Waxed Paper

Waxed paper or boxes used with food cooking or preparation

Wooden Chopsticks

Used, soiled wooden chopsticks
  • ceramics
  • lightbulbs (no fluorescent)
  • mirrors, tempered & window glass
  • carbon paper
  • laminated items
  • metallic wrapping paper – potato chips
  • paper used for cleaning (soiled)
  • photographs
  • vacuum bags
  • 6-pack rings (please cut)
  • plastic film & wrap
  • plastic drinking straws & stir sticks
  • records, tapes & CDs
  • shower curtain liners
  • tape (duct, scotch, masking)
  • cotton balls (soiled)
  • rugs & mats
  • shoes, clothing & stuffed animals (that cannot be donated)
  • sponges
  • balloons (latex or mylar)
  • clothes hangers
  • diapers
  • feminine products
  • foam & styrofoam
  • hose (garden or rubber)
  • pet feces
  • rubber bands
  • toothpaste tubes
  • toys (that cannot be donated)
  • fruits & vegetables including peels, pits & rinds
  • bread, pasta & other grains
  • dairy products & egg shells
  • coffee grounds & tea leaves
  • spoiled food/outdated, packaging ok
  • meat & bones
  • meal prep waste
  • plate waste & scraps
  • paper plates & cups
  • paper napkins & towels
  • paper coffee filters & tea bags
  • paper bags (used to contain food scraps)
  • paper takeout containers
  • newspaper (used to wrap food scraps or line cart)
  • pizza boxes
  • waxed paper & boxes
  • wooden chopsticks

NO RECYCLABLE MATERIALS
NO CONSTRUCTION OR DEMOLITION MATERIALS