Recycling Items

Acceptable Curbside Recycling Items

The curbside recycling program can only recycle the material listed below and no other material should go into the recycling cart: Due to excessive contamination, at this time please ONLY put the below materials into the curbside recycle cart with the blue lid

  • plastic bottles and jugs ( water, juice, soda, milk, laundry) - clean and empty
  • steel/tin food cans - clean and empty
  • aluminum cans - clean and empty

Unacceptable Curbside Recyclable Items

Below is a list of materials that are particularly troublesome and should not be placed in the recycling cart:

  • No food waste
  • No delivery pizza boxes
  • No glass and no liquids
  • No Styrofoam
  • No packing peanuts or shredded paper
  • No hazardous materials
  • No batteries
  • No automotive fluids (oil, brake, antifreeze, etc.)
  • No clothes/textiles/carpet
  • No plants or yard waste such as bagged or loose grass, leaves, or small branches
  • No plastic bags or grocery bags
  • No electronics
  • No fluorescent lamps
  • No hoses
  • No toys, laundry baskets, or hangers (plastic or wire)
  • No gift wrap, ribbons, or bows
  • No Tires - Augusta Environmental Services no longer picks up tires with the curbside collection but can be recycled for free at Tire Recycling events.