Recycling...Reducing Contamination

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The following article is being provided in an effort to educate our residents on the proper guidelines for recycling.  We are trying to reduce contamination in our recycling.

https://www.reviewed.com/home-outdoors/features/youre-recycling-wrong

 

Recycling Guidelines for The City of Punta Gorda

Please put only the following materials into the recycling collection container:

  • Newspapers, magazines, office paper (no shredded paper), brown paper bags, paperboard cartons, dairy and juice containers, junk mail, phone books, flattened cardboard, plastic bottles, plastic containers number 1-7, glass bottles and jars, aluminum cans, and tin or steel cans.
  • NO PLASTIC BAGS. Also, do not put the following materials into the recycling carts: liquids, food, waste, fabric, wood, hoses, cords and styrofoam.

Recycling photo