Recycling Collection

Automated Recycling Program

Things to Know for Phase 1 of the Automated "Single Steam" Recycling Collection Program 

  • Recycling is picked up weekly; see street list schedule for your day. 
  • Recycling should be placed at your curbside no later than 6 a.m. of scheduled collection day. From Memorial Day to Labor Day recycling should be placed at your curbside by 5:30 a.m. 
  • Keep cart away from all obstructions, face arrows towards the street and allow 4 ft. of space on all sides of recycling cart. 
  • Do not place near mailboxes, leaf piles, snow banks, under trees or in close proximity to containers or vehicles. 
  • All recyclable materials (bottles, cans, cardboard, junk mail, magazines, and newspaper) can be placed into the blue automated recycling cart for curbside collection. 
  • Place all materials in cart with or without paper bags, please no plastic bags. 
  • Do not tie papers or cardboard.
  • Blue Recycling Cart is for recycling only! 
  • ABC's of Plastic Recycling / Recycle Cartons!

Things to Know 


  • Recycling is picked up weekly; see street list schedule for your day.
  • Recycling should be placed at your curbside no later than 6 a.m. of scheduled collection day. From Memorial Day to Labor Day recycling should be placed at your curbside by 5:30 a.m.
  • Newspapers, including inserts, need to be tied in bundles with string, not exceeding 50 pounds per bundle.
  • Magazines and junk mail should be tied in bundles or put in paper shopping bags. Bundles and bags can be put into standard trash can with lid appropriately marked. Be sure to include junk mail with the magazines, and no hard cover or telephone books allowed.
  • Corrugated cardboard, chipboard, or brown shopping bags should be broken down and tied the same as newspapers. Chipboard includes cereal boxes, shoe boxes, and the like.
  • Glass food jars, beverage bottles, aluminum beverage cans, steel cans, classes 1-7 plastic containers are accepted in recycling. Be sure to rinse and place in a weatherproof container, such as a standard 32 gallon type garbage can with lid and handles. There is a 50 pound limit per container. No plastic or paper bags are allowed to be used as containers.
  • Recycling drop-off center is located at the Department of Public Works. All recyclables are accepted including appliances, clothing, electronics, light metal, and used motor oil,