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 Milk cartons
Anitfreeze bottles Envelopes Newspapers
Assorted food jars Food boxes Pet food cans
Baby food jars Fruit & vegetable cans Plasctis #1 - #7
Beer bottles Jam & jelly jars Plastic laundry jugs
Brochures Juice bottles Plastic soda bottles
Cardboard Juice boxes Shampoo & lotion bottles
Catalogs Juice cans Soda/beer cartons
Cereal boxes Junk mail Telephone books
Computer paper Metal coat hangers Tissue boxes
Condiment jars Magazines Wine and liquor bottles
Crayon drawings Mixed paper 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) orUniversal Waste (U-Waste).

 

Trash

HHW

E-Waste

U-Waste

Bicycles Auto parts Cell phones Common batteries
Ceramic 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


Styrofoam cups


Styrofoam packaging


Styrofoam plates


Used aluminum foil


Used diapers


Used paper plates


Used tissue products


Wax paper


Windows


 

96-gallon green 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