Pinard uses two bins for recycling: One for paper and one for non-paper. Use the chart to determine what is acceptable or not acceptable for recycling.
- Bins used for recyclables may not exceed 30 gallons in capacity or 50 lbs in weight.
- Pinard offers a vast assortment of recycling receptacles, which can be purchased at a discount, and delivered for no additional charge. Please call for details!
- All recyclables should be rinsed free of residue. Labels are acceptable and may remain on all containers.
- The crushing of milk jugs and cans is desirable, but not mandatory.
- Glass should be unbroken.
- Corrugated cardboard should be flattened and stacked, not to exceed 2’ x 2’ x 2’.
- Do not bundle paper recyclables. Please place loosely stacked in paper bags (no plastic) or in a rigid recycling bin (details above).
- Corrugated cardboard
- Mixed and/or shredded office paper
- Copy paper
- Phone books
- Drawing paper
- Note pads
- Boxboard: cereal boxes, etc. (free of plastic & wax lining)
- Junk mail (plastic window okay)
* All items in this list may be commingled within your paper recycling bin
- Plastic coated papers
- Paper plates, cups, or napkins
- Carbon paper
- Foil paper
- Waxed corrugated paper
- Aluminum, steel, and tin cans
- Glass from food & beverage containers, all colors acceptable
- Plastic containers marked for recycling on the bottom (see chart below for details)
- Opaque jugs (milk, cider, water, etc.)
* All items in this list may be commingled within your non-paper recycling bin
- Light bulbs
- Plate glass
- Foam products
- Container lids must be removed & discarded