Advanced Disposal Single Stream Recyling

Place all recyclables into your recycling container. There is no need to wash containers with soap, but please rinse them out. Staples and paper clips do not need to be removed.

Acceptable items for single-stream recycling include: 

  • Aluminum Cans
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Bimetal Cans (including aerosol cans
  • Brown Grocery Bags
  • Cardboard (flattened)
  • Catalogs
  • Chipboard
  • Construction Paper
  • Egg Cartons – Cardboard
  • Frozen Food Cartons
  • Glass Jars and Bottles
  • Junk Mail (including envelopes)
  • Magazines
  • Newspaper with Inserts
  • Office Paper (including computer, fax & copy paper)
  • Paperback Books
  • Plastics with #1, #2, #3, #4, #5 & #7 recycling triangle symbols
    • Examples: Shampoo Bottles, Household Cleaner Bottles, Bleach Bottles, Water Bottles, Milk Bottles, Butter Tubs, Laundry Detergent and Fabric Softener Bottles and Yogurt TubTelephone Books
  • White and Color Papers

Unacceptable items include: 

  • Appliances
  • Batteries
  • Caps and Lids
  • Carpet and/or Carpet Padding
  • Clothing
  • Compost
  • Computer Part
  • Diapers
  • Dishes/China
  • Food or Items with Stuck on Food
  • Furniture
  • Hangers
  • Light Bulbs
  • Light Bulbs
  • Mirrors
  • Motor Oil/Motor Oil Bottles**
  • Paint – Empty Cans OR Wet Paint
  • Paper Plates (with stuck on food)
  • Pizza Boxes (with stuck on food)
  • Plastic Bags/Plastic Grocery Bags
  • Solvent and Chemical Containers
  • Styrofoam
  • Take-Out Packaging or Utensils
  • Tires/Car Parts
  • Trash
  • Wax Coated (food) Boxes
  • Window Glass
  • Yard Waste

**Matteson’s Service Center, 419 Mulvain Street, Durand, IL accepts used motor oil  http://www.mattesonservicecenter.com/