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What's Recyclable

Recyclable paper products
Recyclable plastic and metal products


  • Newspaper

  • Office paper; staples and paper clips don't need to be removed

  • Junk mail

  • Food boxes, if clean

  • Cardboard

  • Phone books

  • Envelopes

  • Magazines

  • Catalogs

  • Wrapping paper

  • Paper egg cartons

  • Shredded paper in sealed, clear plastic bag


  • Plastic containers with recycle symbol. REMOVE CAPS AND LIDS!

  • Caps and lids are recyclable but need to be separate from containers.

  • White plastic shopping bags


  • RINSED tin cans, aluminum cans

  • CLEAN aluminum foil

Glass is recyclable only at Recycling Center
Glass: Take to Our Recycling Center

DO NOT put glass in your recycling container! Because of the hazardous nature of broken glass, we don't accept glass in the recycling containers. Please bring your glass to our Recycling Center drop-off area for recycling, 1016 10th Street SE, Jamestown, ND. It IS recyclable, though!

NOT Recyclable:
  • Styrofoam of any kind

  • Drink cartons with wax lining

  • Garden hoses

  • Yard waste

  • Clear colored plastic bags


Don’t put flammable or hazardous material in your cart or dumpster!

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