Recycling

Con-Serv Industries (CSI) provides single-stream recycling. Single-stream recycling is the mixing of all recyclable materials into a single container for collection and processing.  CSI carries the following recycling container sizes (pictured below-right).  Some sizes only available for certain contracts.

 

Acceptable Recycling Material:

Note: The markets for recycled materials are constantly changing. As these markets change so does the recyclability of various commodities.

Toter Recycle Compressed

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Paper and Cardboard Boxes

Paper: office paper, magazines, phone books, newspapers, various colored papers, packing paper, folders without binding, and other mixed papers.

Cardboard: clean, unwaxed cardboard may be recycled.  All boxes should be broken down.

Cans, Bottles, and Plastic Containers
Cans: aluminum and bi-metal (tin) Bottles: clear, brown, and green food and beverage containers

Below is a basic list of the types of recyclable plastics.

  1. 1 PET: Plastic bottles for soft drinks, water, juice, mouthwash, salad dressing. Food jars. and microwaveable food containers.
  2. 2 HDPE: Bottles for milk, water, juice, cosmetics, shampoo, household cleaners.
  3. 3 PVC: Rigid packaging including blister packs and clam shells. Flexible packaging includes bags for bedding
  4. 4 LDPE: Bags for dry cleaning, newspapers, bread, fresh produce.
  5. 5 PP: Containers for yogurt, margarine, and takeout meals. Medicine bottles.
  6. 6 PS: Plastic food service items such as plates, cups, cutlery, meat and poultry trays.
  7. 7 Other: Three- and five-gallon reusable water bottles, some citrus juice containers and ketchup bottles.

“Non-Recyclable”

  • Paper towels, napkins, tissues
  • Bound books
  • Beverage glasses or tempered glass (i.e. window glass)
  • Cellophane, shrink wrap, or packing materials (i.e. styrofoam, peanuts, and bubble wrap)
  • Any containers that held hazardous materials (i.e. motor oil, paints, thinners, or household chemicals.

CSI assumes no responsibility for items collected within a 10-foot perimeter of your collection site. Items not intended for collection should be kept away from the collection point.


 

Check out our recycling center and find out what happens to your recycling!