Home 9 Recycling 9 Holiday Recycling

The holidays can be a stressful time. Don’t let your recycling add to the long list of things you are worrying about during this time of year. After all the presents are unwrapped and the dishes are dirty, don’t assume everything can be thrown into the recycle bin.

Here a list of items that SHOULD NOT be put in recycling:

Children & Pet Toys

Christmas decorations & lights

Live & Plastic Christmas tree

Ribbons & Bows


Clear plastics boxes (shirt boxes)


Old electronics

Bubble wrap & Popcorn foam

Christmas wreaths


Party food

Food utensils: plastic, metal and glass

Wine glasses

Clear food trays

Food containers

Plastic & Wire Clothes hangers

Cat litter

Stuffed animals



Cooking pots and pans

Old jewelry & jewelry boxes

Old perfume containers

Old pocket books

Shopping bags

Power cords

Cake plates

Plastic & Glass plates

Glass dishes

Remember, “When in doubt, throw it out!”