New Haven One Cart Recycling

SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING FOR NEW HAVEN RESIDENTS

With single-stream recycling, you no longer have to sort your recyclables into separate bins.

HERE IS HOW YOU CAN PARTICIPATE

  • All recyclables are to be placed in this one container (no sorting is required)
  • Plastics #1 through #7 are accepted (look on the bottom of containers for numbers enclosed in recycling arrows)
  • Collection is every other week
  • Place your recycling cart near your trash cart leaving a 3-foot space between the two

RECYCLE THESE ITEMS

  • Plastics #1-#7
  • Catalogs
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Cardboard
  • Glass bottles (Brown, Clear, Green)
  • Fiberboard(cereal & pasta boxes, etc.)
  • Bi-Metal Cans
  • Phone books
  • Steel Food Cans
  • Office Paper
  • Tin Cans
  • Mixed Paper
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Manila Folders
  • Aluminum Pie Pans
  • Junk Mail
  • Empty Steel Paint Cans
  • Shredded Paper
  • Newspaper
  • Magazines

DO NOT RECYCLE THESE ITEMS

  • No plastic film bags
  • No window glass
  • No hard-bound books
  • No mirror glass
  • No three-ring binders
  • No paper milk cartons
  • No light bulbs
  • No aerosol cans
  • No greasy pizza boxes