Residential Recycle Will Be Serviced on the Same Day As Trash Service Blue Container (Co-Mingled)
Glass: consisting of clear and colored bottles
Plastics #1-#7: plastics that are recyclable have a triangle on the bottom of the container with a number inside (allowable plastics are listed below)
Aluminum and tin: please remove all food product from the tin cans
Items Not Allowed in Co-mingle:
Aerosol cans, such as, hairspray, cooking spray, whip cream…etc
Yellow Container (Paper Products)
Paperboard-cake boxes, cereal boxes, soda & pop boxes, beer cartons.
Cardboard-waxed and unwaxed - 4 feet x 4 feet is the largest size and it must be “broken down” or cut down and flattened with all packaging materials removed. Please place under the yellow bin.
Please place a brick or rock on top of the paper products to help prevent recyclables from blowing away on windy days.
Please do not mix the co-mingled items with the paper products. If all items are mixed together, they are considered contaminated and will be left at the curb until they are separated. We cannot pick up your recycle if it is contaminated with trash.
Additional recycle bins may be purchased from Mountain Waste for $10 each
Please call a service representative at (970) 876-5900
PET or PETE (Polyethylene terephthalate) - Found in soft drink, water and beer bottles; mouthwash bottles; peanut butter containers; salad dressing and vegetable oil containers; ovenable food trays PLASTIC #2
HDPE (High density polyethylene) - Found in milk jugs, juice bottles; bleach, detergent and household cleaner bottles; shampoo bottles; some trash and shopping bags; motor oil bottles; butter and yogurt tubs; cereal box liners
V (Vinyl) or PVC - Found in: window cleaner and detergent bottles, shampoo bottles, cooking oil bottles, clear food packaging; wire jacketing, medical equipment, siding, windows, piping
LDPE (Low Density polyethylene) - Found in: squeezable bottles; bread, frozen food, dry cleaning and shopping bags; tote bags; clothing; furniture; carpet
PP (Polypropylene) - Found in: some yogurt containers, syrup bottles, ketchup bottles, caps, straws, medicine bottles
PS (Polystyrene) - Found in: disposable plates and cups, meat trays, egg cartons, carry-out containers, aspirin bottles, compact disc cases
Miscellaneous - Found in: 3- and 5-gallon water bottles, ‘bullet-proof’ materials, sunglasses, DVDs, ipod and computer cases, signs and displays, certain food containers, nylon