Garbage & Landfill

What is acceptable?

  • Clothing or textiles
  • Landfill waste from restrooms
  • Latex or plastic gloves
  • Cloth or surgical masks
  • Waxed cardboard
  • Broken items that are sharp or pointed; place pieces in a small box, label the box, seal it securely and place it next to your garbage container.
  • Non-recyclable materials

What is not acceptable

  • Recyclable items
  • Batteries
  • Paint
  • Chemicals or hazardous waste
  • Fluorescent lamps
  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Construction or demolition waste
  • Flexible plastics

 Waste reduction tips

  • Buy food in bulk to avoid packaging.
  • Bring your own containers while shopping or going out to eat.
  • Buy solid or quality items to reduce your need to replace often.


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