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Acceptable Recycling Materials

Only place recyclable materials into your blue container!

Aseptic Containers
    Juice boxes
    
Milk cartons

Glass
    
All colors of glass beverage and food containers (Please rinse and remove lids)

 

Metal

    (All metal food and beverage containers, including those made of aluminum,
    tin, steel and bi-metals: Aluminum cans (Soda cans, beer cans, etc.))
    
Pots and pans
    
Tin/steel food and beverage cans (Please rinse - Labels are okay)

Paper

    Most clean and dry household paper:

    Cardboard (Flatten and bundle with string no larger than 3'x3')

    Computer paper

    Envelopes (Including plastic window types)

    Food boxes (cereal, crackers)

    Junk mail and catalogs

    Magazines and phone books

    Newspaper

 

Plastic

    All rigid containers with recycling symbols 1-7, and other materials including:

    Milk and juice jugs

    Shampoo, detergent, and other household bottles (Please rinse and remove lids)

    Soft drink and water bottles

    Yogurt, margarine, and other food containers


Unacceptable Recycling Materials

Please do not place the following un-recyclable materials into your blue container!



Construction Debris

    Concrete, rocks, dirt

Electronic / Universal Waste

    Televisions, computers, cell phones, batteries, fluorescent light bulbs,mercury switches


Green Waste

    Grass, leaves, tree and bush cuttings


Household Hazardous Waste
    Paints, solvents, motor oil, cleaners, corrosives, used syringes


Un-Recyclable Glass, Metal, Paper and Plastic



For more information:
http://www.recologybuttecolusa.com/residentialOrovilleRecycling.htm
http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/
http://www.buttecounty.net/recyclebutte.aspx