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Separating Your Trash

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Each resident is provided a 95-gallon black container for trash, a 96-gallon green container for greenwaste, and a 60-gallon blue container for recyclables.

Please do not put hot ashes, hot cinders, smoldering coals, or burning materials in the container.

Listed below are the items that can and cannot be placed in each container.

95-gallon (or 65-gallon) black trash container

All trash must fit inside of the container.  Extra bags, boxes or cans of trash left at the curb will not be accepted.

The following items can be placed in your black trash container:

 Food waste
 Palm fronds and trimmings
 Clothing
 Animal waste
 Cactus or succulents
 Plastic bags
 Kitty litter
 Disposable diapers
 Soiled paper products

The following items cannot be placed in your black trash container:

 Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)
 Dead animals
 Electronic Waste (E-Waste)
 Dirt, rock, or concrete
 Greenwaste  Universal Waste (U-Waste)

60-gallon blue recycling container

All recycling must fit inside of the container.  Extra bags, boxes or cans of recycling left at the curb will not be accepted.

The following items can be placed in your blue recycling container:

 Aluminum cans
 Egg cartons
 Newspapers
 Antifreeze bottles
 Envelopes  Pet food cans
 Assorted food jars
 Food boxes
 Plastics #1 - #7
 Baby food jars
 Food and juice cans
 Plastic laundry jugs
 Beer bottles
 Jam and jelly jars
 Plastic soda bottles
 Brochures  Juice bottles
 Shampoo and lotion bottles
 Cardboard  Juice boxes
 Soda/beer cartons
 Catalogs  Junk mail
 Styrofoam
 Cereal boxes
 Metal coat hangers
 Telephone books
 Computer paper
 Magazines
 Tissue boxes
 Condiment jars
 Mixed paper
 Wine and liquor bottles
 Crayon drawings
 Milk cartons
 Wrapping paper
 
The following items cannot be placed in your blue recycling container.  These items are considered Trash, Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), Electronic Waste (E-Waste) or Universal Waste (U-Waste).

Trash
HHW
E-Waste
U-Waste
 Bicycles  Auto parts
 Cell phones
 Common batteries
 Cermaic dishes/cups
 Paint  Computer monitors
 Light bulbs
 Clothing  Household cleaners
 CPUs  Mercury thermometers
 Drinking glasses
 Anti-freeze  Fax machines
 
 Furniture and carpet
 Fertilizer  Microwave ovens
 
 Garden hoses
 Pesticide  PDAs  
 Metal lawn furniture
 Weed killer
 Printers  
 Mirrors  Turpentine  Scanners  
 Plastic grocery bags
 Paint thinner
 Stereos and TVs
 
 Plastic lawn furniture
 Pool chemicals
 VCRs/DVD Players
 
 Plastic margarine tubs
     
 Plastic pools and toys
     
 Safety glass
     
 Soiled pizza boxes
     
 Used aluminum foil
     
 Used diapers
     
 Used paper plates
     
 Used tissue products
     
 Wax paper
     
 Windows      

96-gallon greenwaste container

The following items can be placed in your greenwaste container:

 Grass clippings
 Tree trimmings
 Shrub trimmings
 Leaves  Brush  Weeds

The following items cannot be placed in your greenwaste container:

 Dirt
 Rock
 Cactus
 Concrete  Palm fronds
 Animal waste
 Food waste