Recycling - Single Stream

Garbage Cart is BLUE, Recycling Cart is GREEN

Recycling is picked up every other week in your GREEN carts

Single Stream Recycling has changed the way we pick up your recyclables!!  Your recyclables will be picked up every other week, since all your recyclables can be placed in the cart together with no recycling separation required, everything goes in one cart.

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS FOR RECYCLING

PAPER

 

All Clean Cardboard & Paperboard

Clean Pizza Boxes (NO FOOD or Grease)

PLASTIC

 

Water Bottles

Milk Jugs

Newspapers & Inserts

Magazines

Mail & Catalogs

Paper Bags

Office Paper, Envelopes, Window Envelopes

Phone Books

Books

Milk & Juice Cartons

Juice Boxes

Detergent Bottles

Shampoo Bottles

Any Beverage Bottle

Plastic Cups (Lids & straws go in trash)

Plastic take home containers (clam shell type)

All rigid containers marked with #1 or #2 (except styrofoam)

 

GLASS

 

All glass Bottles & Jars

METAL
 

Tin cans

Aerosol Cans (empty) - food grade only

Aluminum Cans / foil

  

*All recycleable items must be clean,

*Flatten or nest boxes when possible

*No containers over 5 gallons in size

 
  
  
  
  

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED IN THE GREEN RECYCLING KART:

 Trash / Garbage

Needles & sharps

No large metal parts (car, boat, truck, etc)

Wood / Lumber

Propane, Helium or other gas cylinders

Clothing & Shoes

Toys

Vinyl Siding

Waxed Paper / Boxes

Rope, String, chain

 

PLASTIC BAGS

*Trash / Shopping bags

*Frozen vegetable

*Bread Bags

*Newspaper Bags

*Potato or snack bags

*Sandwich

*Animal Food Bags

Plastic wrap or film

Bedding & PIllows

Garden Hoses

Batteries (alkaline, button-cell & rechargeable)

Boat Shrink-wraps

Tarps (any size)

Bubble-wrap

Diapers (baby / adult)

Yard Waste

Food or plants (compost)

Clothing Hangers

Light Bulbs (ANY TYPE)

Styrofoam

SHREDDED PAPER

ELECTRONICS

  
   

PLASTIC BAGS AND WRAP LIKE THESE:

plastic

SHOULD BE RECYCLED AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:

     Stop & Shop - Boston Post Road
     Lowe's - Waterford Parkway North
     Walmart - Waterford Parkway North
     Target - Route 85 - Hartford Turnpike
     JC Penney - Crystal Mall - 850 Hartford Turnpike

CARDBOARD

Corrugated Cardboard can also be dropped off at any of the six (6) locations throughout the Town Of Waterford. They are as follows:

Bulky Waste Transfer Station – Hartford Turnpike
Waterford Beach Park                       
Cohanzie Fire House
Oswegatchie Fire House
Quaker Hill Fire House