Non-recyclable items

  • Garbage
  • Food waste
  • Food-tainted items (such as: used paper plates or boxes, paper towels, or paper napkins)
  • Ceramics and kitchenware  
  • Windows and mirrors
  • Plastic wrap
  • Packing peanuts and bubble wrap
  • Wax boxes
  • Photographs
  • Medical waste
  • Polystyrene or styrofoam
  • Hazardous chemicals and chemical containers
  • Plastic toys or sporting goods equipment
  • Foam egg cartons
  • Wood
  • Light bulbs
  • Yard waste or garden tools