Recyclable Materials List

If you can't reduce, recycle!

If you have more materials than will fit, place additional recyclables in clearly labeled sturdy bins or boxes next to the recycling cart.

The materials listed below are accepted in your recycling cart or bin in Shoreline. All containers must be empty and rinsed clean


  • Cardboard

  • Office paper including windowed envelopes, color paper, file folders and post-it notes

  • Mail, magazines, mixed paper

  • Newspaper

  • Paper bags

  • Paper cups

  • Phone books & paperback books

  • Shredded paper (in clear plastic bag)

  • Wrapping paper (non-metallic)

  • Paper cartons

  • Juice boxes, Tetra Paks & aseptic containers 

  • Milk cartons

  • Paper or frozen food boxes


  • Bottles (all colors and numbers)

  • Food containers and trays

  • Clear or colored plastic milk jugs

  • Dairy tubs

  • Pill bottles (no prescription vials)

  • Plastic cups

  • Lids (3 inches or wider)

  • Plastic plant pots

  • Plastic buckets

  • Plastic bags (shopping, newspaper and dry-cleaning bags when bagged together)

  • PVC pipe (white only)

  • Household rigid plastic items such as furniture, and laundry baskets


  • Aluminum cans

  • Aluminum foil & pie tins (clean)

  • Tin cans

  • Ferrous scrap metal 

  • Other scrap metals (less than 2’ x 2’ x 2’)


  • Bottles

  • Jars


Shoreline Recycling Posters

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