Republic Recycling Collection
October 27, 2020
An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00am on Tuesday, happening 2019 times
Recycling service occurs bi-weekly. Those that do not currently have a recycle bin can contact the City Clerk to have one delivered. Listed below are acceptable and unacceptable items
Plastic #1: Polyethylene Terephthalate (PETE)
Common uses: 2 liter soda bottles, cooking oil bottles, peanut butter jars.
Plastic #2: High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
Common uses: detergent bottles, milk jugs.
Plastic #3: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
Common uses: plastic pipes, outdoor furniture, shrink wrap, water bottles, salad dressing and liquid detergent containers. Please note that plastic bags are not accepted for recycling curbside. However, local grocery stores accept plastic bags for recycling. Please remove food waste and receipts.
Plastic #4: Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)
Common uses: dry cleaning bags, produce bags, trash can liners, food storage containers.
Plastic #5: Polypropylene (PP)
Common uses: bottle caps, drinking straws.
Plastic #6: Polystyrene (PS)
Common uses: packaging pellets or ‘Styrofoam peanuts,’ cups, plastic tableware, meat trays, to-go ‘clam shell’ containers.
Plastic #7: Other
Common uses: certain kinds of food containers and Tupperware. This plastic category, as its name of ‘other’ implies, is any plastic other than the named #1-#6 plastic types. These containers can be any of the several different types of plastic polymers.
Aluminum Beverage Containers
Tin Food Cans
Cardboard (2 ft X 2 ft)
Plastic Grocery Bags
Plastic TV trays