Recycling, Composting, and Landfill

Recycling, composting, and landfill waste removal are performed on a daily basis. Each waste basket has been color coded to help tenants identify correct placement of waste; recycling = blue, composting = green, and landfill = black.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Landfill

Acceptable Unacceptable
  • Cat litter and animal feces (bagged)
  • Ceramic dishware or glassware
  • Clothing linens and rags
  • Cigarette butts (extinguished – run under water prior to disposal)
  • Dental floss
  • Diapers
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Foil-backed or plastic-backed paper
  • Glass mirrors and windows
  • Incandescent light bulbs
    (no fluorescents or HIDs)
  • Juice or soy milk type boxes with foil liner
  • Mylar (shiny metal) bags (potato chips, candy bars, balloons, etc.)
  • Pens and pencils
  • Plastic bags, wrappers and film
    (not labeled "compostable")
  • Plastic items mixed with metal, fabric or rubber
  • Plastic labeled "biodegradable" only
  • Rubber bands
  • Six-pack ring holder (please cut up)
  • Sponges
  • Styrofoam
  • Twist ties
  • Wood – small pieces of plywood, pressboard, and painted or stained wood
  • Appliances
  • Asbestos
  • Batteries
  • Coat hangers
  • Construction debris
  • Cooking oil and grease
  • Dirt, rocks or stone
  • Electronics
  • Fluorescent or HID light bulbs
  • Food scraps, soiled paper or yard trimmings
  • Household hazardous waste or chemicals
  • Large items (furniture, metal, plastic, wood)
  • Liquids or ice
  • Motor oil
  • Needles or syringes
  • Paint
  • Plastic labeled "compostable"
  • Recyclable cardboard, glass, metal,  paper or plastic
  • Toys with electronics or batteries
  • Waxed cardboard and paper
  • Waxy paper milk or juice cartons

 

 

 

 

Last Reviewed 2016-04-28