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Recycled Materials Listing


MATERIAL
ACCEPTABLE
NOT
ACCEPTABLE
(See map)
Batteries
Household, auto
12 (bucket on platform)
Books
Paperbacks, Hardcovers
9 (Swap shed) or 1
Brush
In April
Behind the Transfer Station
Christmas Trees
In January
Behind the Transfer Station
Cardboard
Clean; corrugated, cereal and shoe boxes (“chipboard”), egg cartons
No waxed cardboard (i.e., milk cartons)
10
Clothing
Also small reusable items
3
Computers, TVs, Electronics
Broken OK
9 (Swap shed)
Construction Debris
Asphalt shingles, sheet rock, plywood, lumber, metal fencing, etc.
No paint
13
Electronic Media
Audio tapes, VCR tapes, CDs, DVDs, pagers, etc.
Labelled box in 9 (Swap shed)
Fluorescent Bulbs
Tubular or Compact
Hand to attendant
Glass
Clean; labels OK
No window glass, drinking glasses, mirrors, or china
• Clear
No lids; no colored or tinted glass
8 front
• Colored, tinted
No lids
8 rear
Mercury
Thermometers, switches, etc.
Hand to attendant
Metal Cans:
Clean; labels OK
• Steel
“Tin” cans, lids (magnetic)
5 front
• Aluminum
Cans, pie pans(non-magnetic)
5 rear
Metal Items (Large)
Major appliances, scrap metal, bicycles, furniture
15
Oil
Auto engine oil, transmission oil
No gasoline, antifreeze, paint, or brake fluid
4 (ask attendant to unlock)
Paper:
• Newspaper
Clean, dry, in brown paper bags
No dirty paper or paper in plastic bags.
2
• Mixed paper
Clean office paper, junk mail, magazines, books, paper bags, window envelopes
No wax paper, carbon paper, towels or plates; no plastic bags
1
Plastic:
• Translucent milk / water jugs (#2 HDPE)
Clean and flatten; labels OK
No lids or rings; no opaque (white) jugs
7
• Mixed plastic (#1-#7)
Clean; labels OK, Opaque (white) jugs OK
No Styrofoam; no lids, plastic bags, toys, or utensils.
6
Reusable Items
(too good to be thrown away)
9 (Swap shed)
Tires
14
Trash
Non-recyclables (4 foot lengths max.)
No paint
11

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OTHER RECYCLABLES

MATERIAL
RECYCLING / DISPOSAL
Cell Phones
Bring to police station for reuse as emergency phones
Hazardous Materials:
Oil based paints, stains, thinners & strippers, solvents & varnishes, adhesives, glues, resins, waste fuels (kerosene, gasoline), engine degreasers, brake fluids, poisons, cleaners, spot removers, pool chemicals, aerosol cans, pesticides, herbicides, creosote, moth balls, antifreeze, mercury switches
Bring to Annual Hazardous Waste Day in the Spring
Ink Jet Cartridges
Get prepaid mailers at library, post office, or swap shed; or bring to school office for recycling
Laser Toner Cartridges
Leave in labelled box in post office
Mercury Thermometers, Thermostats
Bring to Town Hall (Board of Health); or leave with Transfer Station attendant
Styrofoam (Foam PolyStyrene #6)
• Blocks
Bring to semi-annual Styrofoam collection day in Concord
• Peanuts
Bring to the UPS Store for reuse
Yard Waste And Leaves
Please compost at home

 
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