SOUTH SHORE RECYCLING COOPERATIVE

 

 
 
 

Scituate Recycling Guide

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


TOO GOOD for the TRASH - RECYCLEPREPARATIONINCLUDEEXCLUDE

PAPER

CARDBOARD

flatten boxes 

remove wax paper, liners 

plastic windows, labels, paper clips and staples are OK

boxes

brochures

corrugated cardboard

cards

catalogs

colored paper

phone/ paperback books

envelopes

magazines

mail

newspaper, inserts

office paper

paper bags

Paperboard

 

food-soiled paper

tissue paper

milk/juice cartons

paper plates/ cups

paper towels

napkins, tissues

plastic packing material

plastic bags

styrofoam

waxy coatings

tape, strapping, staples

food, grease

GLASS

rinse clean

remove caps, lids

labels, neck rings are OK

bottles and jars ONLY

all colors

windows, mirrors

caps/lids

light bulbs

cookware, tableware

PLASTIC AND METAL

BOTTLES

CANS

CONTAINERS

 

rinse clean

remove caps and lids

crush plastic bottles

labels, neck rings are OK

beverage, food cans

aluminum trays

empty aerosol cans

rigid plastic bottles and tubs labeled #1-7

paint cans

foil

milk, juice cartons

styrofoam

hazardous fluid containers

plastic bags

disposable diapers

REDEEMABLE

BOTTLES & CANS

Proceeds benefit local orgs

Redemption area in building beverage containers with a 5¢ deposit (carbonated, beer) nonredeemable containers (non-carbonated beverages)
BOOKS Friends of Library area in building in good condition damaged books to paper recycling
REUSABLE Take It or Leave It area - fee to leave it clean, reusable items Friday - Sunday only
Bay State Textile, other donation boxes clean, dry clothing, shoes, belts, purses, linens, small rugs in any condition  

BULKY

Fees apply

bring to designated area

construction waste

mattresses, furniture

large plastic items

 

YARD WASTE

Bring to 161 Driftway

 

loose or in PAPER bags - fee for commercial

leaves, grass clippings,  brush

plastic bags

branches, stumps, vines, construction waste

 

TOO BAD for the TRASH - DISPOSE OF PROPERLY

PREPARATION 

See Attendant

INLCUDEEXCLUDE
AUTOMOTIVE outside recycling building

straight motor oil, oil filters, antifreeze, batteries

tires - fee

other fluids to HHW Collection Event
ELECTRONICS bring to designated area  

MERCURY

HAZARDOUS

illegal to dispose in trash

thermometers

thermostats 

fluorescent tubes

oil based paint, etc. to HHW Collection Event