What Can Be Recycled in Curbside Carts?

Items that go into the recycling cart or can be taken to community recycling drop-offs include:

  • Cardboard
  • Cartons
  • Metal food and beverage cans
  • Paper
  • Plastic bottles and jugs

To help reduce contamination in the recycling stream, proper preparation of accepted recyclable materials is essential. Select from the items on this page to learn how to prepare your recyclables before placing them in your cart.  If you still have additional questions, email us at talk@summitreworks.com

The following materials are accepted in curbside single stream recycling programs, and at community single stream recycling drop-off locations:

  1. Cans
  2. Cardboard
  3. Cartons
  4. Paper
  5. Plastic Bottles & Jugs

Metal cansMetal Food & Beverage Cans

Metal food and beverage cans for curbside recycling and at community single stream recycling drop-off locations should be emptied and rinsed.  Labels do not need to be removed.

Do not include metal hangers, scrap metal, lawn mower blades, metal pipes or other metal objects in your curbside recycling. However, these items can be recycled at a scrap metal yard.