Commingle Recycling

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Plastic, Tin & Aluminum

Commingle recycling is picked up on the same day as your regular trash collection. The mix is placed in the commingle recycling cart provided you by the township and is picked up by a separate truck than the trash truck.

Curbside Recyclables Types Examples When and How
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#1 Plastics

Soda and water bottles, medicine containers, food trays that go into the oven and other common consumer product containers. Place curbside in the commingle cart on your normal trash day.
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 #2 Plastics

Heavier Containers that hold laundry detergents and bleaches as well as milk, shampoo and motor oil, butter and yogurt tubs, cereal box liners, etc. Place curbside in the commingle cart on your normal trash day.
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#3 Plastics

Window cleaner and shampoo and cooking oil bottles, clear food packaging, etc. Place curbside in the commingle cart on your normal trash day.
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#4 Plastics

Squeezable bottles. Place curbside in the commingle cart on your normal trash day.
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#5 Plastics

Tupperware, syrup and ketchup bottles, caps, etc. Place curbside in the commingle cart on your normal trash day.
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#6 Plastics

Lids or food containers like those covering meat/veggie trays, cinnamon roll containers, cookie boxes, etc.

Place curbside in the commingle cart on your normal trash day.
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#7 Plastics

Three- and five-gallon water bottles. Place curbside in the commingle cart on your normal trash day.
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Green,
Brown &
Clear Glass
The 3 C's: Colored, Clear and Clean glass.

No broken glass, window glass, drinking glasses, cookware, or light bulbs.

 

Place curbside in the commingle cart on your normal trash day.
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Aluminum & Steel Cans Labels do not need to be removed Place curbside in the commingle cart on your normal trash day.

No

  • Styrofoam (includes egg cartons, clamshell containers, plates, cups, and meat trays.
  • Packing peanuts
  • Plastic films or bags
  • Big PVC pipes
  • CDs/DVDs
  • Coffee cup lids
  • Straws
  • Plastic cutlery
  • Plastic 6-pack rings
  • Waxed paper and waxed cardboard
  • Coat hangers

If your scheduled collection day falls on a holiday your trash and recycling will be collected on the township's next working day.

Should your commingle cart become damaged, please telephone (267) 536-1038 for information on its replacement.

For any additional information concerning recycling you can telephone (267) 536-1037 or (267) 536-1038.