Blossburg Borough Recycling Guidelines

Blossburg Borough Recycling Guidelines

Materials are collected on the same day as your garbage pick-up. Please have materials curbside by 7 am.

Glass Bottles & Jars: Separate bottles & jars by color; clear, brown, green. Remove all lids & rings. Rinse well, labels can remain. Food and beverage glass only. No light bulbs, flower vases, etc.

Aluminum Cans: Empty & rinse cans. Crushing is optional but saves space.

Steel or “Tin” Cans: Rinse your cans & secure the lid(s) inside. Labels can remain.

Newspapers: Keep dry. Inserts can remain. Do not bundle or tie. Keep separate from other types of paper.

Magazines: Magazines & catalogs only. Keep dry. Do not bundle or tie. Keep separate from other types of paper.

Office Paper/Junk Mail: Includes junk mail, office paper, envelopes, colored paper, shredded paper, etc. Keep dry. Do not bundle or tie. Keep separate from other types of paper.

Plastics: #1 – #7: Includes soda & water bottles, milk & laundry jugs, shampoo bottles, yogurt containers, butter tubs, berry containers, plastic film, etc. Empty & rinse as necessary. Lids can remain. Crushing is optional but saves space. No hard rigid or brittle plastic such as buckets, plastic hangers, flower pots, etc. **NO STYROFOAM**

Corrugated Cardboard: Flatten boxes & keep dry. Look for the ridges. No cereal/macaroni boxes, pizza boxes, green cardboard, etc.

If materials not properly prepared, per the above guidelines, they will be treated as regular trash and disposed of that way.

For more information, contact the Blossburg Borough at 570-638-2452, http://www.blossburgboro.com

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