Recycling Guide

Your Municipality accepts the following single stream materials in its curbside program.
Remember, items placed in your container should be loose, clean, and dry.
Never bag your recyclables!

Do

Paper

Mixed Paper
Cardboard
Paperboard
Magazines
Newspaper
Cartons
Cardboard Tubes

Plastic

Your Municipality accepts these items made from the following plastic resin codes:

Water Bottles
Soda Bottles
Laundry Bottles
Shampoo Bottles
Milk Jugs
Yogurt Containers
Rx Bottles

Don't forget you're in a "bottle bill" state and you can return empty beverage containers to be recycled and receive a refund.

Metal

Tin Cans
Aluminum Cans
Aluminum Foil

Glass

Bottles
Jars

Don't forget you're in a "bottle bill" state and you can return empty beverage containers to be recycled and receive a refund.

MA Bottle Deposit

Massachusetts is one of 10 states in the United States with container deposit legislation popularly called "bottle bills".

Drop-Off

Mixed Paper and Cardboard

Plastics #1 and #2 and #5 only

Scrap Metal

bulky ferrous materials

Glass (all colors mixed together)

Batteries

Electronics

Mattresses

Mercury

Textiles

Construction and Demolition Debris

Yard Waste

Christmas Trees

Don't

Top Containments

Paper

Plastic

Glass

Metal

Don't Know?

Search
Generic filters

Preview of our Disposal Dictionary. Type "paper egg carton" above to test it out!

Residents of Massachusetts can use the Recyclopedia while our Disposal Dictionary is under development.

When in doubt, leave it out!