New List of Accepted Recycling Items

New List of Accepted Recycling Items

All items listed below are recyclable as of July 1, 2018. Place rinsed items in ONE recycling bin. If additional

recycling information is required, check the recyclopedia on stamfordrecycles.org

Paper

Blueprints

Books (paperback &hard-cover)

All boxes

Corrugated cardboard & brown paper bags

Egg cartons (paper or

File folders

Frozen food, ice cream & frozen juice containers                       

Kraft envelopes (orange/brown/yellow)                           

Mail (opened) & greeting cards                          

Magazines & brochures                        

Milk cartons & drink boxes                                           

Newspapers & inserts                           

Phonebooks                            

Pizza boxes (must be uncontaminated boxes                

Ream wrappers                        

Shredded paper

Sticky notes & index cards

White or pastel office paper

 

Plastic

Bottles

Boxes

Caps

Jugs

Lids

All plastic- Labeled 1-7 (Excluding Film and Styrofoam)

Tubs

 

Glass

Bottles

Jars

 

Metal

Aerosol cans (empty)

Aluminum foil

Cans

Jar lids

Steel bottle caps

Scrap metal

No Longer Accepted in Recycling as of 7/1/18

 

Styrofoam                                                                   Plastic Bags

Stickers                                                                        Ceramics

Address label sheets                                                   Plates & Vases

Paper to-go containers                                               Mirrors

Tyvek envelopes                                                          Pyrex

Waxed paper/cardboard                                            Windows

6-pack holders (should still be cut up before throwing in the garbage