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Recycling Notice

 

Plymouth Township residents are required to separate recycling material from their trash for separate collection.

The recycling pick-up includes NEWSPAPER, CARDBOARD (ALL TYPES), MAGAZINES AND JUNK MAIL, CLEAR, BROWN AND GREEN GLASS, ALUMINUM AND BIMETAL CANS AND PLASTICS.

Recyclables are collected ONCE A WEEK, on your designated recycling day. All items must be placed in the blue recycling container and set out at curbside for collection. Large cardboard items may be placed next to recycle containers. Additional containers may be used so long as it is marked for recycling. Recycle stickers are available at the township building at no charge.

Blue recycle containers are for single stream recycling ONLY. Yard Waste or trash will not be accepted in this container. Damaged containers can be exchanged at no cost. Lost containers will be replaced at the cost of twenty-five dollars ($25.00). Containers are available at the Township Building, 700 Belvoir Road.

PREPARATION GUIDELINES

GLASS

  • Clear, brown and green glass bottles and jars only.
  • Remove all lids and rinse out.
  • Labels may be left on.
  • Please do not break the glass.
  • Place at curbside in the recycling container.

ALUMINUM AND BIMETAL CANS

  • All aluminum and bimetal (tin) beverage and food cans.
  • Drain and rinse out the cans.
  • The cans may be flattened or crushed.
  • Place at curbside in the recycling container.

PAPERS

  • Save newspaper, inserts, junk mail, telephone books, magazines, and ALL CARDBOARD.
  • Place at curbside in the recycle container. Large cardboard items may be placed next to container.

PLASTIC

  • #1 - PET, PETE, clear, tough plastic commonly used in soft drink bottles.
  • #2 - HDPE is a plastic commonly used to make bottles for milk, juice, water and laundry products.
  • #3 – PVC is a plastic commonly used to make some shampoo bottles, cooking oil bottles, some cosmetic bottles, charcoal lighter, mineral oil bottles.
  • #4 – LDPE is a plastic commonly used to make food storage containers, dairy container lids, fabric softener bottles, lotion and sunscreen tubes.
  • #5 – PP is a plastic commonly used to make yogurt containers, medicine bottles, deli containers, cosmetic containers, frozen juice cans, some microwave containers.
  • #6 – PS is a plastic commonly used to make yogurt cups and tubs, cookie and muffin trays, clear carry out containers, aspirin & vitamin bottles (no styrofoam).
  • #7 – Other  can be used to make some ketchup squeeze bottles, syrup bottles, glass cleaner bottles, 5 gallon water cooler bottles, microwave containers, layered plastic containers.

Containers may be flattened or crushed to save space. Please check # on bottom of plastics. If it does NOT have a number 1 thru 7 in the triangle symbol it is not recyclable by our recycle center. Recyclables must be placed at curb no later than 6:00 A.M. on the collection day, but no earlier than 7:00 P.M. on the day preceding the collection.

ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL TOWNSHIP PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT.

610-277-4103