Recyclable materials may be co-mingled, but not mixed with regular garbage or food. In addition, paper and cardboard must be kept dry. Recyclables should be placed in sealed/closed containers at the curb on your weekly scheduled trash pick-up day.
What can I recycle?
|Cardboard||corrugated and non-corrugated boxes|
|Mixed Paper||office paper, newspaper, cereal boxes, junk mail|
|#1 Plastics*||water, soda, juice bottles (number is usually found on bottom of container)|
|#2 Plastics*||milk jugs, detergent bottles (number is usually found on bottom of container)|
|Steel||food and soup cans without labels|
Note: Glass and Numbers 3 through 7 Plastics (ex. Plastic bags, PVC piping, Yogurt Containers, Styrofoam, Tupperware, Food Containers) are not accepted.
What containers can I use?
- Clear plastic trash bag
- Be clearly marked as containing recyclables.
- Click here to download recycling bin signage
- Be less than 40 lbs. when full
- Be 48 gal. or less in volume
Need help finding containers in your area? Call 304-348-6831.
For additional recycling resources, visit http://www.kanawharecycles.org/Default.aspx.