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.


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