Curbside Recycling Program
Acceptable Household Products
Now Plastic: #1 through #7
There is a recycling number on the bottom of every plastic container. Those with a #1 through #7 can be recycled. Examples are plastic containers for soft drinks, milk, juices, distilled water, ketchup and mustard bottles, cream cheese containers, Cool Whip containers, salad dressing bottles, microwaveable food containers, margarine tubs, baby milk bottles, shampoo bottles; hand soap bottles laundry detergents, fabric softeners, etc. (Please rinse out all containers and remove caps and lids.)
Bottles and jars for soft drinks, pickles, alcoholic beverages, mayonnaise, etc. (Please rinse out all containers.)
Soup cans, coffee cans, soft drink cans, fruit & vegetable cans, seafood cans, etc.(Please rinse out all containers.)
Dry newspapers & inserts, cardboard, telephone books, catalogs, cereal boxes, magazines, and junk mail.
Unacceptable Household Products
Plastic film containers, food wrap, packing material, styrofoam, automotive fluid containers, chemical or pesticide containers.
Light bulbs, mirrors, safety glass, ceramic dishes, oven cookware, pottery, crystal, window, or auto glass.
Aluminum food trays, chairs, foil, containers that hold hazardous materials such as waxes and lawn/garden chemicals, pressurized containers, hangers, pots & pans.
Paper containing paper clips or staples.
Do not break glass.
Remove & discard all caps & lids, labels need not be removed.
Clean, rinse & drain containers.
Put your recyclables curbside by 6:00am on your regular trash pickup day, approximately 6’ from your regular trash.
Put recyclables into clear, blue, or white bags – plastic grocery bags work great!
Please use one bag for plastic, glass & metal products, and one bag for paper.
Plastic, glass, & metal can all go together in one bin.
Paper & cardboard can go together in the other bin.
For further information contact the City Utility Department at 330-499-4801
Annual Total Tonnage
Residents can contact the Utility Department at (330) 499-4801 or the Administration Office at (330) 499-5801 to request two recycling bins for participation in the City’s recycling program.
CURBSIDE RECYCLING PROGRAM
TOTAL TONS RECYCLED
2012 661.83 (3 quarters)
CURBSIDE LEAF RECYCLING PROGRAM
TOTAL TONS RECYCLED
2012 88.56 (Spring only – Fall #s added in Jan)