How do I recycle cardboard boxes?

Cardboard is a recyclable item. Cardboard put out as trash will not be thrown away.  Residents are also reminded that cardboard boxes may not be used as a trash container.  Improperly cut cardboard put to the curb or cardboard boxes containing trash will not be collected by the recycling or trash collector. 

Residents are asked to please take the little extra necessary time to properly flatten cardboard down to size and recycle properly.  This reduces the amount of garbage we’re throwing away, and also saves your tax dollars, because recycled items are disposed of at the landfill for free!

Cardboard may be flattened (pull bottom of box out and flatten). Open lid of tote and place flattened cardboard across the barrel and shut lid. Make sure small silver bar is facing the street.

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