PAPER & CARDBOARD
white and colored paper (lined, copier, computer, staples OK)
mail and envelopes (any color, window envelopes OK)
paperbacks, comics, etc.; no spiral bindings
cardboard egg cartons
- food and shoes boxes,
- file folders,
- cardboard from product packaging
paper cups (empty and clean)
corrugated cardboard boxes (flattened and tied)
Place all paper recyclables together in CLEAR bags, or in any bin labeled with GREEN recycling decals or marked "MIXED PAPER".
Or place in the white dumpster for paper recycling,
if your building has one.)
Flatten and bundle large pieces of corrugated cardboard and tie with sturdy twine, or break into small pieces to place in your recycling bin or bag.
(Or place loose in the white dumpster for paper recycling, if your building has one.)
See how you can reduce your junk mail.
Don't include the following with your paper recycling (see why):
soiled paper plates
paper soiled with food or
paper with liquid
paper with a lot of tape and glueplastic- or wax-coated
paper (candy wrappers, take-out containers, etc.)