Plastics (Rigid)


Note:  All rigid plastic items for recycling should be empty, rinsed if needed, and be free of loose soil, dirt, etc.

  • Toys (no batteries, wood or wires), Playhouses and swimming pools
  • Garbage cans/waste baskets, Recycling Bins
  • Laundry baskets, Trays, Clothes Hangers & Organizers
  • Dish drainers, Large water bottles (5-gallon or larger)
  • Tote boxes and lids & Shelving
  • Pet carriers & feeders
  • Lawn furniture, landscape items (edging,etc.) Flower pots & trays (clean, no soil, plant material)
  • Drums (food grade ONLY; NO chemical containers)
  • Large buckets (larger than 5-gallon in size)
  • Automotive parts (plastic bed liners, bumpers, grills and hubcaps)
  • PVC and PET blister packaging


The following types of plastics cannot be recycled with mixed rigid plastics or with commingled materials:

  • Polystyrene or Styrofoam plastics (marked PS #6)
  • PVC pipe/tubing
  • Vinyl fencing/siding
  • Medical waste
  • Motor oil containers
  • Plastics containing or contaminated by chemicals or hazardous waste
  • Film (shopping or grocery bags and stretch film)
  • Pesticide/herbicide containers
  • Garden hoses