Recycling

All American Waste is proud to offer Single Stream Recycling to all of our curbside refuse/recycling customers, making it easy for you to recycle easily and effectively at home. This innovative sorting technology at our Murphy Road Recycling/Automated Material Handling facilities allows residents to put all of their recyclables- plastic, paper, metal and more, into a single recycling bin. This approach allows us to recycle more materials than ever before, saving valuable resources and minimizing environmental impact.


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All American Waste - Single Stream Recycling Guidelines:

    Unacceptable items:

  • No Plastic Bags/Shrink-wrap or Cellophane Allowed
  • No Plastic pails or paint cans (example construction pails)
  • Paper: Wax paper, soiled paper, soiled napkins & paper towels, pet food bags & dryer sheets (example pizza boxes)
  • Plastics: Any plastic that doesn't have a number on it. (Examples - garden hose, trash and ziplock bags, cereal box bags, bubble wrap, clear plastic wrap, potato chip bags, single cheese wrappers, soiled plastic bottles and bags)
  • All Styrofoam: While it may seem recyclable, there is not enough material left after breaking it down to make a new product. TIP - bring your own container to avoid having to use Styrofoam
  • Aluminum: Soiled aluminum foil, soiled tin cans, no frying pans
  • Cardboard: Soiled pizza boxes and soiled cardboard. (Examples - grease, mold, paint)
  • Glass: Windowpane glass, plated glass (windshield glass)


    Acceptable Items:

  • Magazines
  • Paper Bags
  • Junk Mail
  • Office Paper
  • Phone Books
  • Newspapers
  • Cardboard (flattened)
  • Paperboard
  • Plastics (#1-7)
  • Aluminum (cans, foil, pans)
  • Metal Cans/Containers
  • Glass Bottles/Jars

    Helpful Hints:

  • Do not place recyclables in cardboard boxes
  • Empty out all liquids, put bottle caps back on your bottles, Squeeze air out of plastic bottles (our opticals work on air pressure)
  • Flatten cardboard boxes

All American Recycling

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Plastic

Bottles, Containers

Glass

Bottles, Jars

Aluminum

Cans, Foil, Pans

Metal

Cans, Containers

Cardboard &


Paperboard

Containers

Phonebooks

Magazines

Newspapers

Paper Bags

Mail

Office Paper

No Plastics


Bags