Guide to Recycling at Monterey

 

MATERIALS ACCEPTED ACCEPTABLE FIBERS
  • Aluminum beverage or food containers
  • Glass beverage or food containers brown, clear, or green
  • Ferrous (iron) cans
  • Plastic containers with symbols marked #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, or #7 on the bottom
  • Newsprint
  • Clean old corrugated cardboard
  • Magazines and catalogs
  • Cereal boxes
  • Telephone books
  • Printer or copier paper
  • Mail
  • Office paper without wax liners
  • All glass containers must be empty and free of metal caps and rings.
  • All caps and lids must be removed from plastic, glass, and metal containers.
  • All containers must be empty with less than 5% food debris.
  • All glass, plastic, and metal containers should be rinsed.
  • All fiber must be dry and free of food debris.
  • Tissues, paper towels or other paper which has been in contact with food is not acceptable.

NOTE: A PIZZA BOX WITH CHEESE & SAUCE STUCK TO IT MUST BE DISPOSED OF IN THE GARBAGE CAN!

 
 

ANY CONTAINER WITH FOOD IN IT OR STICKING TO IT MUST GO INTO THE GARBAGE CAN - NOT THE RECYCLING BIN!

Don't do it symbolMATERIALS NOT ACCEPTED for RECYCLING

  • Lids or caps on any container
  • Any batteries
  • Microwave trays
  • Mirrors
  • Light bulbs
  • Window or auto glass
  • Unnumbered plastics
  • Plastic bags
  • Styrofoam beads & packing materials
  • Plastic wrap
  • Ceramics & porcelain
  • Glass cookware
  • Cooking pots

 

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