Trash & Recycling

What cannot be Recycled?

Improperly discarded household hazardous wastes and bulky items have the potential to cause physical injury to sanitation workers, contaminate septic tanks or waste water treatment systems and present hazards to children and pets.

There are many free disposal options available to residents regarding household items that cannot be disposed of in the regular trash or recycling barrels.Smiling woman holding recycling bin and globe

The following items are considered Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and CANNOT be placed inside of your brown trash or blue recycling barrel:

Household Hazardous Waste

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