Recycling Checklist

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What Goes into the Blue Recycling Cart?


Paper
  • Most paper that is not contaminated with food residue may be recycled. Examples include:
    • Newspaper & Magazines
    • Office paper
    • Junk mail
    • Paperboard (cereal boxes, shoe boxes, gift boxes, soda/beverage containers, most food packaging containers such as boxes of macaroni and cheese, rice, microwave meals)
    • Cardboard
Plastic Containers #1-#7
  • Any hard plastic container that is marked with #1 through #7 may be recycled. Examples include:
    • Water and soda bottles
    • Detergent bottles
    • Milk jugs
    • Cooking oil bottles
    • Syrup bottles
    • Yogurt and margarine tubs
Metal
  • Metal cans and other SMALL metal items may be recycled. Examples include:
    • Aluminum cans
    • Steel and tin cans
Glass
  • Any glass bottle or jar may be recycled. (Please rinse first.) Examples include:
    • Glass beverage containers
    • Glass jars (lids removed)
What CANNOT be Recycled in Cedar Park?
Please do not place any of the following items into your blue cart:
  • Plastic bags
  • Styrofoam (cups, egg cartons, take-out containers)
  • Pizza boxes
  • Glass that is not a bottle or jar (drinking glasses, Pyrex)
  • Fabric or textiles (clothing, bedding)
  • Garden hoses
  • Yard waste and leaves
  • Food scraps
  • Garbage
  • Large metal items (steel cans, aerosol cans or metals that are gallon-sized or smaller are ok. Frying pans and large metal pipes are not ok.)
  • Wire coat hangers (recycle at your local dry cleaners)

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