Paper

Acceptable Materials


These materials are accepted at both the drive-through and drop-off locations:
  • Catalogs
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Dairy and juice boxes
  • Envelopes, including manila
  • Hard cover books (a few at a time)
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines and glossy newspaper inserts
  • Newspapers
  • Office paper
  • Paperback books
  • Paperboard (like cereal and shoe boxes)
  • Phone books
  • Pop boxes
  • Post-It Notes
  • Refrigerator and freezer boxes
Reminder: Do not place your recyclable items in plastic bags. Please use paper bags instead.

Non-Acceptable Materials
These paper products are not recyclable:
  • Pizza boxes, because of the grease
  • Dark colored papers, such as a black malfunction from a copier
  • Egg cartons, because of the glue
  • Paper tubes, because of the glue
  • Shredded paper (even when bagged up, it gets loose in the sorting facility and contaminates other commodities)
  • Gift wrap paper
  • Plastic-lined envelopes
  • Tissue paper
  • Release paper from stickers

Additional Information


For more information, send an email or call (507) 304-4381.