What can be recycled?

The following can be recycled:

  • Aluminum cans
  • Aluminum foil
  • Anti-freeze
  • Clean and empty milk & juice cartons
  • Lead-acid batteries (usually for cars/trucks and toy vehicles)
  • CFC containing appliances (we remove the CFCs for recycling and then place them in the scrap metal pile)
  • Cardboard
  • Computer, fax & copy paper
  • Construction paper
  • Cooking oil
  • Diesel fuel (can be added to used oil)
  • Glass bottles - green, clear & brown
  • Clean and empty juice boxes
  • Junk mail - envelopes & coupons
  • Kraft paper - brown grocery bags
  • Magazines & catalogs
  • Clean metal food containers
  • Newspaper
  • Paper egg cartons
  • Plastic containers
  • Scrap metal
  • Telephone & paperback books
  • Transmission fluid (can be added to used oil)
  • Used oil
  • Yard waste - Main landfill and Sealston convenience center only

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1. Can I dispose of hazardous materials?
2. What can be recycled?
3. What cannot be accepted at the Purkins - Route 205 Center?
4. What are the rules and procedures for the convenience centers?
5. Do I need a county sticker to use the landfill or convenience centers?
6. Is there a charge for any items from my own residence?
7. Can I get an exemption to allow me to use my business vehicle to drop off my household trash?
8. Can I use a commercial sized vehicle to deliver the waste from construction/cleanup on my property?
9. How do I obtain a county license decal?