Single Stream Recycling

Single stream recycling is here in Collier Township! All your recyclable materials in one container with no separating or sorting needed. Here are a few simple guidelines to be followed to avoid any service interruptions:

Acceptable Items

The following can be recycled:

  • Metal beverage and food cans
  • Paper milk or juice containers
  • Aluminum cans
  • Egg cartons
  • Plastic bottles (types 1 and 2)
  • Paper from news, magazines, junk mail, dry non-coated food paper
  • Boxboard – tissue, dryer sheets, toothpaste containers, cereal, spaghetti, cracker, and other dry food boxes
  • All cardboard must be broken down so that it is flat and no more than 3-feet in length or width and must be inside your container

Not Acceptable Items

The following will not be accepted for recycling:

  • Garbage, food waste, diapers, paper plates, hangers, old plastic toys
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Meat or cheese plastic wrapping
  • Wax or plastic wrap or bags
  • Freezer food packaging
  • Plastic deli, product, or take out packaging or utensils
  • Plastic bags or wrapping film
  • Plastic bottles (types 3, 4, 5, 6, 7)
  • Formed or pellet polystyrene packaging
  • Window glass, ceramics, or dish ware, mirrors, light bulbs