Curbside Recycling

Curbside recycling varies by city.  For details on your city’s program, call your garbage and recycling hauler or 503-390-4000 (877-390-4001 outside the Salem calling area). We are fortunate to be able to recycle many items curbside in most areas.  However, please put ONLY those items listed below in your recycling containers.


 

MIXED RECYCLING ROLLCART
Paper/Cardboard including:
Junk mail
Gift wrap (no foil / ribbons / bows)
Magazines
Newspaper
Paperboard
Phone books
Paperback books
Shredded paper in paper bags
Egg cartons (no styrofoam)

Plastics Rinse first!
#1-7 bottles & tubs
(discard caps & pumps)
No styrofoam & no plastic bags!

Metal Rinse first!
Tin & aluminum cans – paper labels can be added separately
Aerosol cans (tips and caps discarded)
Small scrap metal (under 10 lbs & 18″ long)

SMALL RECYCLING BASKET

Household batteries –
Alkaline, rechargable & small button cells.  Sizes AAAA through D, 6-volt – 9 volt.  Must be in a zip-sealed bag.
 
Paint – no rusty cans!
Usable latex paint and any oil-based paint.  Place up to 2 one-gallon labeled cans.
 
Used motor oil
Place in a sealed, leakproof, plastic screw-top container.
 
Antifreeze
Place into a screw-top see-thru plastic jug.  Keep separate from motor oil.
 
Glass Bottles & Jars
Please sort large quantities of glass into paper sacks – keep clear separate from colored.
 
Vegetable cooking oil
Place up to 2 gallons of cooled oil into original or clean see-thru plastic screw-top container.

PLEASE KEEP OUT OF RECYCLING BINS AND CARTS:
 

• Plastic bags
• styrofoam
• plastic bottle caps
• syringes
• medical waste
• greasy or waxed cardboard
• garbage
• no glass in mixed recycling rollcarts