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Paper & Cardboard Recycling
By Department of Environmental Waste Management

Junk mail, newspapers and magazines are recyclable. To put out for collection the paper recycling can be: tied into bundles no more than 12” high, put in paper grocery bags, or put in any dedicated recycling container 42 gallons or less (make sure container is covered, marked with recycling stickers on both sides and weighs less than 50 lbs. when full). Please do not put recycling out in plastic bags. All cardboard boxes must be flattened and tied into bundles.


    • Telephone books
    • Junk mail
    • School paper, office paper or other scrap paper
    • Unsoiled newspapers, magazines, penny-savers
    • Gift boxes
    • Cereal boxes (Remove plastic liner)
    • Detergent, macaroni and shoe boxes (Remove plastic windows, if any, from the boxes)
    • Corrugated shipping and packing boxes.


    • Tissues
    • Soiled paper
    • Paper towels
    • Milk, juice and egg cartons
    • All wax coated cardboard
    • Books,
    • Soiled cardboard food boxes

Place these items with your regular garbage.

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