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Recycling Guide (printable)For residents of communities* in the Waukesha County Recycling Program* Big Bend, Brookfield (C&T), Chenequa, Delafield (C&T), Dousman, Eagle Village, Elm Grove, Hartland, Lac LaBelle, Lisbon, Merton (T&V), Muskego, Nashotah, New Berlin, Ocon (C&T), Ocon Lake, Pewaukee (C&V), Summit,Vernon, Wales, Waukesha (C&T)
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Additional Information - Only empty aluminum/metal cans and pots & pans are recyclable at the curb! Take all other metal items (including car/truck chains) to a municipal drop-off site or a scrap dealer. - NO PLASTIC BAGS in curbside recycling even if they are numbered 1,2,4,5 or 7.Take to stores that recycle plastic bags: Walmart, Pick n Save, etc. - Plastic items without numbers are NOT recyclable - put in trash. ONLY #s 1, 2, 4, 5, 7. NO OTHER PLASTICS!! - Plastic items larger than a standard laundry basket are not recyclable even if they are #1,2,4,5 or 7; conveyor lines cannot handle larger items. • donate or trash as a last resort. - Keep plastic caps on plastic jars, bottles and jugs when recycling. Loose caps fall through conveyor lines and become trash. - Plastic caps with metal coating are not recyclable - put in trash. (Usually the lids used on glass jars, pickle jars, etc.) - Only glass bottles, jars & jugs are recyclable. Drinking glasses, mirror glass, broken glass are not recyclable - put in trash.
COMMUNITY RECYCLING DROP-OFF SITES. There are multiple community-run recycling drop-off sites the County that accept a wide range of recyclable items, including oil, antifreeze, and appliances, among others.
MISCELLANEOUS PRODUCT DISPOSAL To find information on how to dispose of specific products, visit our Product Disposal webpage for a comprehensive listing.
CONTACT INFO FOR WASTE HAULERS AND LANDFILLSHauler and Landfill contact info
HOW IS YOUR COMMUNITY DOING WITH RECYCLING? 2015 Recycling Rates by community 2015 Recycling DividendsGREEN TIPS & INFO (click)
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