We know...it seems like the recycling guidelines change DAILY.  And they do!  Check the chart below to see what currently can and can't be recycled here in New Canaan.

ACCEPTED IN SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING

  • CORRUGATED CARDBOARD - as long as it's clean!

  • OTHER CARDBOARD

  • ALUMINUM CANS

  • JUNK MAIL

  • OFFICE PAPER - NOT SHREDDED

  • GLASS BOTTLES AND JARS

  • PLASTICS MARKED 1-7

OTHER  RECYCLING

  • LITHIUM BATTERIES - electronics area

  • ELECTRONICS - electronics area

  • FOOD SCRAPS - food scrap bins adjacent to garbage dumpsters

  • PLASTIC BAGS/FILM - boxes at end of aisles in dumpster area

  • PACKING PEANUTS - take to UPS store

  • CLOTHING AND TEXTILES - drop box near garbage dumpsters

  • CORDS and WIRES - local electronics stores

GARBAGE (SOME OF THESE MAY SURPRISE YOU!!)

  • BATTERIES (regular ones)

  • SHREDDED PAPER

  • DISPOSABLE COFFE CUPS - (even if they're cardboard - they're lined with plastic film)

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