CHRISTMAS WRAPPING PAPER
Paper gift wrap and tissue paper belong in COMPOST (do not worry about tape). Cellophane, plastic & foil wrap are WASTE. Bows, ribbons, string are also WASTE. Greeting cards are compost (cards with foil or plastic decorations are waste). Light strings go into...
Face Masks & Wipes
Face masks & wipes belong in WASTE (even if the package indicates they are 'flushable')!
Vape Pens and E-Cigarettes
Did you know that an electronic cigarette consists of an atomizer, a power source such as a battery, and a container such as a cartridge or tank. Some of these components are harmful to the environment if not disposed of properly. They are considered Household...
Corrugated Cardboard Boxes from Meal & Other Delivery Programs
Corrugated cardboard boxes must not have layers of tinfoil, plastic, Styrofoam, etc. to be recycled. If your cardboard has one of these components that cannot be removed, please treat the box as WASTE. If the layer can be removed, the corrugated cardboard box must be...
Battery Recycling Reminders
Let's all protect the world we live in together. Do your part by safely protecting, storing and recycling your end-of-life batteries until you feel safe to visit a Call2Recycle drop-off location for proper battery recycling. Click here to view a short...
Office chairs are made from various textiles and a substantial amount of metal. Because of the metal content, they are recyclable. Please place them out for collection beside your blue bags, or take them in to a WWDC for the FREE Residential Saturday Morning...
Reusable Bags are Waste
Using a reusable bag when shopping is great for the environment. When the bag is no longer useful, it belongs in WASTE. Please do not place reusable 'textile' bags in your compost cart as these do not break down. This photo was taken at Compost Facility as staff...
Attention sheep farmers! Sheep wool goes into WASTE. While it is organic and will break down over time, the process at the Central Composting Facility is not designed for wool. Do not place in the compost cart or in commercial compost dumpsters. Surf the...
Kitty Litter Goes Where?
The disposal of kitty litter seems to be a hot debate on social media, but it's actually quite simple. All kitty litter (including feces) with the exception of silica-based (pearl type) goes into compost. Silica kitty litter goes in waste.
Tetra Paks are Recyclable