SOUTH SHORE RECYCLING COOPERATIVE

 

 
 
 

Hanson Recycling Guide

To learn about other recycling & disposal options visit Recycling A - Z & Hazardous Waste. 


TOO GOOD FOR THE TRASH - RECYCLEPREPARATION INCLUDEEXCLUDE

CORRUGATED

CARDBOARD

flatten

remove non-cardboard material

cardboard wth wavy middle layer

waxy coatings

tape, strapping, staples

food, grease

PAPER
 
PAPERBOARD
 
BOTTLES
 
CANS
 
RIGID CONTAINERS
 

rinse clean

remove caps and lids

crush plastic bottles

labels, neck rings are OK

beverage, food cans

aluminum trays

empty aerosol cans

glass bottles and jars, all colors

rigid plastic bottles and tubs

paint cans

plastic bags

windows, mirrors

light bulbs

cookware, tableware

milk, juice cartons

styrofoam

hazardous fluid containers

diapers

SCRAP METAL

WHITE GOODS

remove glass panes, fluids

remove appliance doors

appliances - fee

large metal items: bikes, grills, windows, etc. (no charge)

oil tanks, drums, propane tanks, batteries (see bottom of page)

REDEEMABLE BOTTLES & CANS  

Proceeds benefit local youth orgs

bottle shed beverage containers with a 5¢ deposit (carbonated, beer) nonredeemable containers (non-carbonated beverages)
YARD WASTE loose or in PAPER bags leaves, grass clippings, garden waste

plastic bags

brush, branches, stumps, vines, construction waste

 

TOO BAD for the TRASH - DISPOSE OF PROPERLY See Attendant Visit Recycling A - Z for other options.    
AUTOMOTIVE antifreeze, straight motor oil 1st Sat. only all other fluids to HHW collection tires - fee batteries to retailer
BULKY Trip Ticket required, $10 furniture, wood, rugs, etc,  max 3'L, 2' diam no construction / demo waste
ELECTRONICS computers, TVs - fee Peripherals, audio-video equipment Phones, copiers  rechargeable batteries

MERCURY

HAZARDOUS

thermometers/ thermostats fluorescent tubes propane tanks oil based paint, etc. to HHW Collection Event